Kobay and Button trying to make a hard tyre strategy work, no one's done it this year without help from a safety car - JA
ALO with fastest lap yet again..
VET,with fresh tires, closing in on BUT ..
Doesn't look like Button's going to get ahead of Hamilton on this strategy. If he'd gone on softs, with Ham's penalty, he would be ahead - JA
VET now just 1.9 secs behind BUT...
VET now just 1.5 secs behind BUT...
We will soon get a queue forming behind Button with all five title contenders in it. - JA
Alonso gets a "hurry up" from team. Ham is closing on him. Just 2.9 secs behind
Butt in no hurry to pit, he will slot into gap ahead of Kobay so no pressure on timing. He's playing wait and see - JA,..
HAM faster than ALO in 3 consecutive laps ...
gap now just 1.7 secs ...
ALO responds... gap now back to 2.3 secs .. phew!..
HAM not resting... gap again 1.7..
BUT ready to pit..
L 38 McLaren stop Button, rejoins P5 - strategy gamble didn't pay off. He started ahead of Ham and is now behind him. - JA
If it ends like this, Webber increases his championship lead over P2 to 14 points. Was 10 points at the start. - JA
Ham has lost 3rd gear. He's lost about 6/10ths a lap as a result compared to pace he was on before. This is a new g/box remember - JA