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Published: July 10, 2011
Fernando Alonso gave Ferrari their first win in 11 races after taking advantage of pit-stop blunder from Red Bull.Pit-stop problem cost another victory to Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel.
Vettel team-mate Mark Webber finished third, Lewis Hamilton at fourth and Ferrari’s Felipe Massa ended the race with a fifth spot.
Alonso said that “I saw the problem in the pit stop with Sebastian and we were in the lead at that moment, but who knows what might have happened after that, I knew it was a race to be calm, make no mistakes, to not be off the track, and with that I knew the car had enough for victory and it came.”
According to Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel
“We had a brilliant start and I was able to pull away, but we weren’t that aggressive on the intermediates, and then there was the pit stop, so little mistakes here and there, You can’t get it right all the time, but credit to Ferrari they have been getting stronger and improving their car, so it shows we need to keep pushing hard.”
The British Grand Prix win come at the perfect timing for Ferrari as they marked the anniversary of their maiden success in Formula One, coming 60 years ago at Silverstone.
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