Bit of a snooze fest in the middle, too much DRS passing and we are back to the bad old days of drivers gaining places in the pits. Still, I gave it a 7 for Hammy's chasing down of the two leaders and the mixture of strategies.
It's a bit sad to see the numerous motorway passes - DRS was too strong here. Message to FIA - some tracks don't need DRS. And tracks that do to make the racing even remotely exciting shouldn't be on the calendar (maybe apart from Monaco).
I went for 6, even though Hamilton won, the only thing exciting was Hamilton chasing down the leaders in the last 15 laps, that said, I can't remember a single overtake outside the DRS zone or in the pitlane.
5, It was very boring DRS is still to easy at this circuit there was absolutely no way to defend against it and I don't believe that is the intention of it they should shorten it again for next year, after all it is meant to be an aid to overtaking, not to make it a dead cert...
I liked the fact that despite all the moaning from various camps that this season is too open and unpredictable, this race was wholly free of acts of God or distortions due to tyres. Everyone has had 6 races to prepare, this was pure competition between driver and support team combos, I loved Ferrari and Red Bull boxing clever (almost too much maybe), and Grosjean doing what he has been threatening to do for ages. It was open and 5 teams could have won
in the end the man who has done the best job all season with the driving element of the team effort is on top of the pile, and it wasnt due to weather, saftey cars, or lucky calls with tyres