Movember: The F1 Edition

Mo·vem·ber (the month formerly known as November) : is a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health. movember.com — As we skate into the final month of the Formula One season there are more pressing issues than the final two races to consider. More important … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi: Free Practice 1 & 2

Free Practice 1 The teams were provided with 2 sets of development tyres, that sit between the current soft and super soft compounds. Ferrari: Massa’s front wing kicked up some spark as his runs over a kerb, but at least it wasn’t flapping about. Alonso has his rear wing changed ( has a slight bow … Continue reading

Young Driver Test: Line Up

The young driver test is a great place for future hopefuls to showcase their skills to the world as they take a step closer to joining the Formula One grid. Some have already been signed up in test driver roles, Czech driver Jan Charouz is one of Renault’s many third drivers and will be climbing … Continue reading

India: Race Report

We almost had it all To quote the talented songstress Adele, “We almost had it all.” We really nearly did have the perfect weekend of Formula One at the brand spanking new Buddh International Circuit. With the track finally finished and the gates opened for the paying public for the first time, there was a … Continue reading

India: Free Practice 1 & 2

Free Practice 1 The session was red flagged due to a stray dog getting onto the track while Karun Chandhok is running. The track is also quite dusty from a combination of smog and construction matter. Ferrari: The team have drenched the front wing of Massa. Alonso has a tribute to both Simoncelli and Wheldon … Continue reading

India: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Buddh International Circuit, New Delhi, India Laps 60 Lap Length 5.137 km (3.192 miles) Race Length 307.249 km (190.916 miles) First Race 2011 Fastest Lap N/A 2010 Winner N/A Overview: We go from one unknown quantity (Korea) to another here in India. The New Delhi circuit hasn’t been with a few teething problems that … Continue reading

Korea: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea Laps 55 Lap Length 5.615 km (3.488 miles) Race Length 308.630 km (191.774 miles) First Race 2010 Fastest Lap F Alonso 1:50.257 (Ferrari, 2010) 2010 Winner F Alonso (Ferrari) Overview: On the scale of races we’ve had so far this year, Korea is still a relatively unknown quantity. … Continue reading

Suzuka: Race Report

I’ll take two to go Yeah, big whoop he did it. To the packed grandstands clung an air of charmless inevitability, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest double champion, as if we didn’t already know that was going to happen. Let’s be honest, we knew as soon as he hit the track in Australia that something … Continue reading

Suzuka: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Suzuka International Racing Course, Japan Laps 53 Lap Length 5.807 km (3.61 miles) Race Length 307.471 km (191.054 miles) First Race 1987 Fastest Lap K Raikkonen 1:31.540 (McLaren, 2005) 2010 Winner S Vettel (Red Bull) Overview: This is your classic ‘figure of eight’ track layout (with a few kinks here and there), where the stretch … Continue reading

Singapore: Race Report

The Singapore Flyer So the wunderkind didn’t do it. Sebastian Vettel is not the world champion. He will never be world champion! Forgive me for getting carried away, but thanks to an unrelenting desire to stretch the championship out to the max, the title chase will now head to Japan. Thanks for the effort guys! … Continue reading

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