Kimi Raikkonen wins the Magny-Cours Grand Prix
Ferrari has finally won the F1 race from Magny-Cours overtaking with success the principal rival, McLaren. Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Masa finished the race in front of Lewis Hamilton, the big surprise of the season.
Further back Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld, Bmw Saubers’s drivers,
grabbed another nine points for their team with fourth and fifth places .
Fernando Alonso, who yesterday obtained 10th place had also a bad day today, finishing 7th. In front of Alonso was Giancarlo Fisichella.
Massa’s second place leaves him third in the world championship on 47, but Raikkonen jumps closer with 42. In the constructors’ fight, McLaren have 114 points to Ferrari’s 89.
The final points went to Honda and Jenson Button, who turned in a solid performance that confirmed that the RA107 has improved.
Nico Rosbergm, the driver of Williams finished the race on the 9th place.Honda’s Rubens Barrichello, the Red Bulls of Mark Webber and David Coulthard, Alex Wurz in the Williams, Renault’s Heikki Kovalainen, Takuma Sato in the Super Aguri and Adrian Sutil, who started from the pit lane after problems with his Spyker on the grid.
Vitantonio Liuzzi raced against Anthony Davidson, in the second corner when the English Super Aguri driver savaged the Italian’s Toro Rosso.Jarno Trulli crashed his monopost by hitting the back Kovalainen’s Renault car.Scott Speed’s Toro Rosso retired his Spyker after dramatically taking the refuelling rig with him when he left the pits after his second stop.
The final results show that Ferrari has managed to fight and win the war with McLaren. Looks like Ferrari is getting in good shape!