• Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, front left, leads at the start in front of Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, right, and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left, leads at the start in front of Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, right, and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel (L) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Mark Webber (R) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing lead the field into the first corner at the start of the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel (L) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Mark Webber (R) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing lead the field into the first corner at the start of the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads at the first curve in front of Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, from left, during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing leads the field into the first corner at the start of the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
  • (R to L) Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg, Force India's German driver Adrian Sutil and Force India's Scottish driver Paul di Resta compete on the Nurburgring race track during the German Formula One Grand Prix on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / TOM GANDOLFINITom Gandolfini/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Brazilian driver Felipe Massa (R) and other drivers compete on the Nurburgring race track during the German Formula One Grand Prix on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / TOM GANDOLFINITom Gandolfini/AFP/Getty Images
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel (top) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton (middle) of Great Britain and Mercedes GP and Mark Webber (bottom) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drive side by side into the first corner at the start of the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
  • NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel competes on the Nurburgring race track during the German Formula One Grand Prix on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / TOM GANDOLFINITom Gandolfini/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean competes on the Nurburgring race track during the German Formula One Grand Prix on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / TOM GANDOLFINITom Gandolfini/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Brazilian driver Felipe Massa (front) stops in his car on the Nurburgring circuit during the German Formula One Grand Prix race on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Brazilian driver Felipe Massa slides off the track at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil leaves the car after failing to complete the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Ferrari's Brazilian driver Felipe Massa walks over the gravel bed after a defect on his car on the Nurburgring circuit during the German Formula One Grand Prix race on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Brazilian driver Felipe Massa's car is hoisted onto a truck after crashing at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber loses a tyre as he leaves the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber loses a tyre as he leaves the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • A Redbull team member carries a wheel as medics and F1 team members assist a cameraman injured after Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber lost a tyre leaving the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • A Redbull team members push Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber car after he lost a tyre leaving the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • Mechanics change tires on the car of Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber in the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • Medics and F1 team members assist a cameraman injured after Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber lost a tyre leaving the pits at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / SRDJAN SUKISRDJAN SUKI/AFP/Getty Images
  • McLaren Mercedes' British driver Jenson Button drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton and Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Caterham F1 Team's Dutch driver Guido Van Der Garde, Caterham F1 Team's French driver Charles Pic, Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber and Marussia F1 Team's British driver Max Chilton drive at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber and Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Force India's German driver Adrian Sutil and Force India's Scottish driver Paul di Resta drive at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • The car of French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi of Marussia catches fire during the German Formula One Grand Prix race at the Nuerburgring circuit on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / THOMAS FREY / GERMANY OUTTHOMAS FREY/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso (L) Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel (R) and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean and Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen follow the safety car at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton, Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean and Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drive at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton and Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drive at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Scuderia Toro Rosso's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo and Force India's Scottish driver Paul di Resta drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • McLaren Mercedes' Mexican driver Sergio Perez and William's Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado drive at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • McLaren Mercedes' British driver Jenson Button drives at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean take the first corner at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg during the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ALEX KLEINALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, from left, steer their cars during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil leaves his car after failing to complete during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car in front of Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Formula One drivers steer their cars during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland races to finish second during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. .The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain races during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car in front of Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France and Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Vettel won the race ahead of Lotus drivers Raikkonen and Grosjean. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, leads team mate Nico Rosberg of Germany during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads team mate Mark Webber of Australia during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car in front of Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads the race after the start during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Raikkonen finished second behind Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left, steers his car in front of Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Vettel won the race ahead of Lotus drivers Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Romain Grosjean of France. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Lotus drivers Romain Grosjean of France, in front, and Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steer their cars during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Raikkonen finished on the second and Grosjean on the third place. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car in front of Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Vettel won the race ahead of Lotus drivers Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Romain Grosjean of France. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany crosses the finish line to win the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. In background is second place Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates winning at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg after the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany jumps in joy after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, finished second, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, right, finished on the third place. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen (L) Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel (C) and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean celebrate on the podium at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nuerburg after the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, third left, holds the trophy after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, second left, finished second and Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, third right, finished on the third place. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany lifts the trophy after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany kisses the trophy after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack, in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
  • Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel (C) celebrates winning on the podium beside (L to R) Redbull mechanic Joe Robinson, Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen and Lotus F1 Team's French driver Romain Grosjean at the Nurburgring race track on July 7, 2013 in Nurburg after the German Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

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Just like at Silverstone last weekend, the German Formula One Grand Prix started with Lewis Hamilton putting his Mercedes-AMG Petronas on pole. The only thing missing at the pointy end of the grid was his teammate Nico Rosberg, who lined up beside him in England but back in 11th in Germany because of a team error in qualifying. So instead it was Vettel in the first Infiniti Red Bull in second, his teammate Mark Webber in third, the Lotus duo of Kimi Räikkönen and Romain Grosjean.

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