2010 Formula One season facts for kids
|Champion driver||Sebastian Vettel|
|Second driver||Fernando Alonso|
|Third driver||Mark Webber|
|Champion constructor||Red Bull Racing|
|Previous season: 2009 Next season: 2011|
The 2010 Formula One season was the 61st Formula One season. Red Bull Racing won its first Constructors' Championship. Sebastian Vettel won his first Drivers' Championship. He only took the championship by winning the final race of the season. Vettel became the youngest World Champion.
Teams and drivers
On 8 July, 2010, the Thursday before the British Grand Prix, the HRT F1 Team (HRT) announced that Bruno Senna would be replaced by test driver Sakon Yamamoto. After the British race, HRT announced that Senna would return to his seat and race the number 21 car. HRT also announced that Yamamoto would replace Karun Chandhok at the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim.
For the Singapore Grand Prix Christian Klien replaced Sakon Yamamoto. HRT reported that Yamamoto was sick from food posining. For the Brazilian Grand Prix, HRT announced that Klien would race in place of Yamamoto.
The Korean Grand Prix will run as scheduled. The Korean International Circuit passed its inspection on 12 October.
Results and standings
Bold - Pole
† Driver that did not finish the Grand Prix. Driver was classified (ranked) because they finish more than 90% of the race.
Bold – Pole
† Driver did not finish the Grand Prix. Driver was classified (ranked) because they finished over 90% of the race.
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