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Kovalainen Grabs his Maiden victroy!!!!

Great outing for Kovalainen!!! It was a shock maiden win for McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen at the Hungarian Grand Prix after Ferrai’s Massa suffered an engine failure while leading with three laps remaining. It was really disappointing day for Ferrari as Massa had to retire at the end of the race. It was all set for a Massa victory but then his engine died in front of the main grandstand with three laps to go. Massa also got an added advantage when Hamilton had to pit with punctured left Tyre. Toyota’s Timo Glock put up an impressive performance to clinch a debutant podium finish. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen brought some cheer to the otherwise dull Ferrari camp. He finished 3rd well ahead Renault’s Fernando Alonso. It was disappointing day for McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton who finished 5th, starting from pole. But this did not affect his Driver’s standing. Lewis Hamilton leads the Drivers Standings despite a puncture just after the midway stage that saw him finish the race in fifth place. BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica finished a disappointing Eight.


Race Results- Turkish Grand Prix, 2008

Yet another great day for Ferrari with their drivers finishing on the podium once again but this time separated by Hamilton in McLaren who finished Second ahead of Raikkonen in Ferrari. Massa took the chequered flag to put himself firmly back in championship contention. Hamilton took second place, less than a second ahead of Raikkonen. Kubica finished fourth ahead of BMW Sauber team mate Nick Heidfeld, who made up four places during the race to finish fifth. Alonso took sixth place for Renault ahead of Mark Webber for Red Bull and Nico Rosberg for Williams.
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