Hamaya Practice Championship Standings round 4

23 Apr

Round 4 is taking place in the Bahrain Grand Prix, anyone who believes this race should take place needs a reality check. Remember that this takes place in every practice session of the weekend and in each session the fastest driver picks up 8 points down to 1 point for the 8th fastest. Here are the standings after round 4:


  1. Lewis Hamilton                 McLaren           72           (last week 1st)
  2. Nico Rosberg                      Mercedes          64           (3rd)
  3. Michael Schumacher       Mercedes          59           (2nd)
  4. Mark Webber                     Red Bull            47           (4th)
  5. Sebastian Vettel                Red Bull            44           (6th)
  6. Jenson Button                   McLaren           43           (5th)
  7. Romain Grosjean             Lotus                  15           (7th)
  8. Fernando Alonso             Ferrari                14          (8th)
  9. Sergio Perez                       Sauber                13          (9th)
  10. Kamui Kobayashi            Sauber                13          (10th)
  11. Paul Di Resta                    Force India       11          (15th)
  12. Nico Hulkenburg             Force India       10         (11th)
  13. Kimi Raikkonen               Lotus                   9          (12th)
  14. Pastor Maldonado           Williams            7          (13th)
  15. Daniel Ricciardo              Toro Rosso        7          (14th)
  16. Felipe Massa                     Ferrari                2          (16th)
  17. Heikki Kovalainen          Caterham           1           (17th)
  18. Jean-Eric Vergne             Toro Rosso        1          (18th)

After last weeks victory Nico Rosberg has really put his foot down, this weekend he’s overtaken Schumacher to lead his teams charge for the drivers championship, which now appears to be between 6 drivers now that 7th is a whole 28 points behind 6th. Paul Di Rest was this weeks biggest gainer, his 6 points from FP1 have gained him 4 places, whilst Felipe Massa still hasn’t been able to pick up anything to add to his 2 points.


  1. Mercedes          123           (last week 1st)
  2. McLaren           116           (2nd)
  3. Red Bull             91            (3rd)
  4. Sauber                26            (4th)
  5. Lotus                  24            (5th)
  6. Force India       21            (7th)
  7. Ferrari                16            (6th)
  8. Toro Rosso        8              (8th)
  9. Williams             7             (9th)
  10. Caterham            1             (10th)

Red Bull have pulled themselves back into contention by shrinking the gap behind 2nd place from 30 points to 25 as they really start competing. Sauber will be delighted to still be sitting in 4th despite only picking up 2 points this weekend.


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