Don’t forget about massa getting screwed over by renault and crashgate in Singapore if that doesn’t happen massa wins easily that night and probably wins the championship. Promoted content from around the web | Become a RaceFans Supporter to hide this ad and others, bosyber (@bosyber) 11th November 2015, 22:04. Manox (@marussi) 12th November 2015, 6:34, Also The Singapore gp. Who wasn’t sitting on the edge of their seats? At mid season I though Kubica was driving the best season, shame about BMW setting for a single win. Far greater than the first race obviously, and that is one of the bigger tests as far as I’m concerned. Join F1 Poule. I just hated those image of Nicole Sherzinger in the garage. Massa spun there as he just got slightly wide out of the previous corner & that put him onto the dirty part of the track for the 2nd part where he lost grip & spun. There really is nothing to find there that you could make an excuse about. Yet Massa is still there, blocking young racing drivers to show their potential.. Latest News. Timo Glock (born 18 March 1982) is a German motor racing driver, who previously drove in Formula One for the Jordan, Toyota, Virgin Racing and Marussia F1 teams. Often untouchable even to his team mate when Ferrari was superior car and he was starting from pole. I know 2008 feels like last year but it really happened 7 years ago. 1.1.1 In the GP2 Series (2006–2007) 1.1.2 Toyota (2008–2009) 2008; 2009; 1.1.3 Virgin (2010–2011 ) 2010; 2011; 1.1.4 Marussia (2012) 1.1.5 DTM (2013–present) 2013; 2014; 2016; 2 Teams; Pictures . He pushed 2 cars off the circuit because of that dive bomb. 2008 Belgian Grand Prix, the FIA takes Hamilton’s rightful win away and gifts it to Massa. look at this video and how badly damaged the tyre was. Amazing how you didn’t notice that pretty much half the field missed their brake point. Massa certainly didn’t deserve to win that day. They included Massa – who was leading – and Hamilton. Some continue to allege Glock intentionally helped Hamilton, despite there being a clear reason why he was overtaken … Was the same in 2007 when Hamilton lost by a point. Toyota had left Timo Glock and Jarno Trulli out on the dry tyre, banking on the rain staying light enough for them to go to the finish without the time lost in a pit-stop. He started his single-seater racing career in 2000 and quickly rewarded by winning the ADAC Junior Cup (2000) and the ADAC BMW Championship (2001). Such a shame, What Briatore pulled out in Singapour denied Massa his world title, not Glock in Brazil…, Ed Marques (@edmarques) 11th November 2015, 23:39. The funny thing about this conspiracy is that is one of the most silliest because there is no motive(other than Massa-Ferrari fans not accepting reality). Hamilton’s late braking at Japan was ridiculous and the penalty was deserved. Timo Glock (Lindenfels, NSZK, 1982. március 18. If BMW continued developing that car, they would have been in good contention. Not only that, but Raikonnen even later crashed himself out of the race, rendering the entire fiasco pointless. Massa simply couldn’t deal with the ban on traction control. Very average otherwise. He then finished 3rd in the 2002 German Formula 3 Championship and … Between two stints in Formula 1, Glock won the GP2 Series title in 2007. He signed a contract with Toyota F1, though still under a test driver contract with BMW, which led to the dispute being brought before the Contract Recognition Board. Timo Glock is a German racing driver who recorded 74 starts in the Formula 1 World Championship between 2004 and 2012, scoring four wins. 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix, Jarno Trulli vs Timo Glock 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix, Jarno Trulli vs Timo Glock (click to enlarge) This graph shows the lap times for the Toyota duo of Timo Glock and Jarno Trulli, the only two drivers in the field to stay on dry weather tyres at the end of the race. Lewis Hamilton leads Timo Glock during the Brazilian grand prix. It’s just a shame that BMW stopped developing their car in the middle of the year, because I felt Kubica was superb all season long in 2008. Timo Glock is a German motor racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for theMarussia F1 team. Glock is racing driver currently racing in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. Test your F1 knowledge in our FREE 2021 F1 Poule and see who knows best! 0810-0022 The Toyota pit crew practices a pit stop with Timo Glock - 2008, Formula 1, Hockenheim, Germany, Topshot, Glock, Timo, Toyota, Pits. Timo Glock has rubbished conspiracy theories suggesting that he deliberately handed the world championship to Lewis Hamilton. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. FM was flawless when it counted most. It was a racing situation.". Strange what happened, hey? yeah, saying Crashgate lost Massa the title, when he was hardly faultless there himself (could have happened for any other SC), is about on the same level as saying that Massa was clearly the most deserving champion that year. © 2021 Collantine Media Ltd | About RaceFans. The Toyota drivers did not, moving Glock up the order, and though he lost two positions on the final lap he still finished higher than he had been running before the rain. How do you justify the Spa penalty for Ham, and gift for Mas? Did he get a Penalty? Timo Glock is a German professional racing driver who has primarily competed in the Formula One World Championship (2004, 2008-2012) and the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (2013-Present). Much has been written about Timo Glock and the part he played in deciding the destiny of the 2008 drivers’ crown, but how did the final lap - when he was passed, crucially, by eventual championship Lewis Hamilton - look from his perspective? We join the slick-shod German for a precarious tour of Interlagos in the wet… 77 votes, 30 comments. Sports News: Kimi Raikkonen has been named Formula One's biggest earner, pocketing (£27.35 million) nearly three times as much as the next best-paid driver. Simply cannot understand whats the point of all these “IF…. After winning the GP2 Series in 2007, Glock was connected to several F1 teams. Timo Glock, Self: Formula 1. Contents. Think it was my first or second log in this year and he answerd The question really Quick. Same can be said for Raikkonen who had just as bad a race at Felipe did as both spun 4 times because Ferrari had gone the wrong way on setup with both cars & got caught out by the wetter than expected conditions. I especially enjoy that people think one race can lose someone the championship. Still one of the most frustrating things about the 2008 season. At the 2004 Canadian Grand Prix, Glock replaced Giorgio Pantano at Jordan.Glock joined the small group of drivers who have scored a World Championship point in their first Formula One race. Timo Glock (born 18 March 1982 in Lindenfels, Hesse, West Germany) is a German racing driver and former FIA GP2 Series Champion, having won the Series in 2007. That’s why I felt so bad for FM. In my opinion, Singapore GP should be excluded from the 2008 championship. Monaco, Monza or Brazil that same year for example. As it worked out, pitting would have made no sense because we would have lost even more time.". Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine) 11th November 2015, 22:05. Glock on the last lap was caught out on the wrong tires, because of rain, while Hamilton under those conditions was on the right intermediate tires. I didn’t say he was pathetic all year. Read more Timo Glock News » Current Drivers. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The only thing left is that some fans of Massa and Ferrari are just frustrated and can’t swallow it no matter what. Glock participated in Formula 1 between 2004 and 2012, starting 91 races and earning three podiums. I think its pretty clear that Glock didn’t let Lewis past to gift him the championship or anything. i dont see where Toyota would benefit from making lewis champ? Hamilton was unfortunate with the weather change. But the German told BBC Radio 5 Live … If Renault don’t crash in Singapore massa wins that race easily and wins the championship. 2008-ban a Toyota Formula–1-es csapat versenyzőjeként tért vissza, 2010 és 2012 között a Marussia F1 … All comments are moderated. Patrickl (@patrickl) 12th November 2015, 8:55. Both Lewis & Felipe had a lot of screw ups that year. There’s zero evidence for it, so I assume it’s pure bitterness that their man didn’t win. (AP Photo/Christof Stache) Toyota Formula One driver Timo Glock from Germany crashes with his car during the German Grand Prix at the Hockenheim Formula One racetrack, Germany, Sunday, July 20, 2008. So Hamilton had to make 2 stops. Hahaha nobady seems to remember that Lewis had a puncture on that same race losing points as well. German Glock finished 10th in the 2008 drivers' championship. He then finished 3rd at the 2002 … Rain fell in the latter stages of the race, causing most drivers to switch from dry-weather tyres to intermediates. Find out more about RaceFans and contact us here. Glock has won twice in the DTM since leaving F1Asked if he would have approached the race differently given the outcome, Glock said he would not have made the change to intermediate tyres, “because we gained two positions with that strategy call”. Kanil (@kanil) 11th November 2015, 23:43. “If your [sic] Timo Glock you must really hate when the Brazilian Grand Prix comes around where people remind him of the 2008 race,” suggested one Tweeter. As of 2012, he driving is for Marussia F1.He has failed to score a point with the team since its creation in 2010 The 2008 championship was contested over 18 races and a lot of them had a profound impact on the championship. Patrickl (@patrickl) 12th November 2015, 8:54. ADD (@addimaf1) 12th November 2015, 20:45. Glock's action gave Hamilton the fifth place the Briton needed to clinch the title on the final lap of the Brazilian grand prix on Sunday but said he could not keep his grip after being unable to change to wet tyres. "I was just driving my line where it was safest with dry tyres and, if Lewis had not overtaken me in that corner, he would have overtaken me on the following straight because there was no way I could go flat out on the dry tyres. How do they do when the pressure is that huge. Timo Glock (born March 18, 1982 in Lindenfels, Bergstraße, Darmstadt, Hesse, West Germany) is a German former Formula One driver who drove for Marussia F1 in 2012, having previously driven for Jordan in 2004, Toyota in 2008 and 2009, and Virgin (Marussia's predecessor) in 2010 and 2011.He won the GP2 championship in 2007.. It remains to date the last season where the winners of Drivers’ and Constructors’ title were from two different teams. He made an F1 debut in 2004 with Jordan and then returned in 2008, spending the next five seasons in the championship with Toyota, Virgin Racing and Marussia. When you start lower down in a fast car its always easier to make up more places against the cars of much lower performance than your own than when your already towards the front with cars of fairly equal performance in the conditions. Sam Andrew (@sama) 11th November 2015, 22:38. I know this was a typo, but 2009 was his best season up to his crash, in my opinion. Unbelievable. was saying on here a few days ago Lewis got the penalty because the DATA showed that by cutting the chicane he was faster through the timing loops than on any other lap and was much closer to kimi than he would have been had he gone through the corner behind kimi. It was given under Ferrari and Moseley pressure. In 2008, Interlagos was the season finale and hosted a title decider between McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Felipe Massa. He was obviously quicker than his position demanded, he was playing too safe, and when he got passed by Vettel on a great passing move, I was thinking it was all over- and he had only himself to blame there. Robbie (@robbie) 12th November 2015, 17:19. 2005 Long Beach Grand Prix March 2008 Before demonstration laps on a … 1.4m members in the formula1 community. Mangy Black Sheep (@mangyblacksheep) 12th November 2015, 14:38. "I actually told the team on the radio that I wanted to come into the pits to change on to wet tyres but they answered that the pits were blocked and there was no chance to get in," he said. It’s sad so many people have one ‘definitive’ race when it comes to 2008, since it’s kind of revisionist to say something like that. His last season in F1 was … Obviously Felipe drove well, but sincerely Lewis is the faster driver. Not against the rules, but hardly boosting his ‘deservingness.’ Also Hamilton’s penalty in Japan, which almost irritates me today more than Spa. Massa did the same for Kimi in 2007. Maybe formula e test drive for glock in The future? Photo about Timo Glock s Toyota car in Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix taken on 26 Sep 2008. I was watching and rooting for Lewis on that race, but man was he nervous. @edmarques, Hamilton would have even won that race. In November, the CRB ruled that Glock was free to race for … Glock comes over as a good guy who’s happy with where he is, not just here but also on the occasions where he enriched (to my mind) the RTL.DE F1 show – great to see. No need to register, buy now! Just take a look at 2:04 in the video… this would have been a penalty under any year’s regulations. I was too busy trying to keep my car on the track. Toyota's Timo Glock steers his car ahead of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen at Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at Budapest on August 3, 2008. Yes (@come-on-kubica) 12th November 2015, 13:36. And i also didn’t say that Hamilton drove perfectly. News, stories and discussion from … We could have had a truly epic three-way showdown at Interlagos. An FIA spokeman said that the governing body had no reason to believe that anything untoward took place in one of the most dramatic pieces of sporting theatre ever witnessed. November 6, 2018 with 0 Comments. ” responses … So ??? But he figured out the whole “red means stop” thing a year before Hamilton did, so I’ve gotta give him credit for that. Luckily Glock’s tyres were struggling for grip on the last few fast corners and they could get by, but if Hamilton lost the title there, it would have been by his fault alone. So if we are talking about “what could have been” then Hamilton won that race. While Ferrari comfortably won the Constructors’ Championship, the story was not the same with the Drivers’ title. And Toyota had no reason to help anyone or some close relationship with Mclaren. Massa got bonus points at Spa, but also at China when Raikkonen let him past – Massa was so slow, Raikkonen had to virtually pull over and put the hazard lights on for him to get past. Writing about the incident recently on his blog, former Ferrari press officer Luca Colajanni admitted the team was initially suspicious about Glock’s driving immediately after the race. And he threw it off in Malaysia. Timo Glock Full Scale Helmets. So Kimi was merely paying back. He now races for BMW in the DTM. See the Comment Policy and FAQ for more.If the person you're replying to is a registered user you can notify them of your reply using '@username'. He had to come in because his fuel was gone while they knew the weather would change in a few laps again. Your email address will not be published. In Britain comments included: "Glock stopped for Hamilton because they are buddies from GP2. I don't think I decided the championship. I guess we should say thank you for an extraordinary exchange with Glock. Image of competition, glock, number - 7083368 Image of competition, glock, number - 7083368 Stock Photos I respect Massa as a good driver, but I believer that he didn’t deserve to win a championship. 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