The British Grand Prix was nothing if not eventful for Romain at the Silverstone circuit this afternoon.
During Kamui’s second pit stop three mechanics suffered minor injuries. Two were taken to the circuit’s medical centre for treatment.
For the Spaniard, today’s result is his fifth podium finish of the year, while for his Brazilian team-mate, it’s his best result of the season.
The Australian’s win, his second at Silverstone, brings the Red Bull Racing – Renault partnership’s tally of victories to 30, while edging Renault’s total wins in Formula 1 to 146.
John Booth: It has been a tough weekend for everyone in the team, but we can be pleased with the job we have done here at Silverstone and also encouraged by the positive signs we are seeing with Maria.
Pastor drove a strong race but his result was hampered by an incident with Perez in the early stages of the race.
Race winner Mark Webber: It was a cracking grand prix today; the spectators got to see a good race and I’m pleased for them.
A relatively slow start for the pair; each defending into the first sequence of corners but maintaining position before frantic activity ensued shortly afterwards.
Norbert Haug: We now are looking forward to our next home race in two weeks at Hockenheim.
Daniel Ricciardo: My lap times were the maximum I could do as I was wringing the neck out of the car.
Lewis Hamilton: It wasn’t a great race for me – I just wish we could have done more for the fans today
With so little dry running before the race start, teams had very limited information about the behaviour of the hard and soft tyres at Silverstone.
Nico Hulkenberg finished twelfth in the British Grand Prix. Paul Di Resta was out of luck as he retired