Singapore GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Singapore GP 1. Hamilton Hindered Certainly not by himself, as his blistering pace in qualifying saw him rightly on pole position come Sunday night. In the sweltering heat of the Singapore evening Hamilton escaped the much talked about clash with Maldonado who started alongside him, he took off into the night … Continue reading

Italian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Italian GP 1. Ferocious Ferrari This is the sort of slicing through the grid some drivers can only dream of, Fernando Alonso again had a fantastic start a took on any driver who he found himself behind. Making up four places in a couple of laps, Schumacher held him up for … Continue reading

Belgian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Belgian GP 1. Crash, Ban, Wallop Bumps and scapes are common features during the opening laps of races, to the point where stewards tend not to investigate first laps incidents. However this first lap smash was definitely worthy of the stewards attention, firstly Maldonado was a little too eager to start … Continue reading

Hungarian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Hungarian GP 1. Hamilton Hungary for the title It was his race to lose this weekend, and where others have crumbled under the pressure Hamilton soaked it up and used it as fuel. Unassailable during all but one practice session he breezed through qualifying to claim McLaren’s 150th pole position, and … Continue reading

Germany GP 2012

The Super Seven 1. Über Alonso The Fernando Alonso that fell foul of tyre degradation and Webber’s end of race pace in Silverstone prevailed here in Germany. The strategy worked for him in qualifying superbly and here it preserved and protected his race win, giving the Spaniard a comfortable lead over his closest competitors of … Continue reading

Silverstone GP 2012

Rain, queues, Formula One. Just a typical British Summer days motor racing or course. You would think holding a race in July would guarantee a dry weekend. Not even a monsoon would stop the grandstands filling up, but no matter come race day the clouds parts and the heavens shone bright enough to dry the … Continue reading

There and Back – an Infrequent Traveller’s Tale

Here we have Greg Smith (@blagmasterg) detailing the experience of his first grand prix. Monaco. At the invitation of his employers. Keep the green monster in check and read… Those who know me will know there are two fundamental truths to my character.  One is that I absolutely adore motorsport of any kind whatsoever.  Be … Continue reading

Valencia GP 2012

This race is approached with caution; it’s far from a fan favourite, and more outspoken drivers are reluctant to bestow a warrant upon it. Why it is still on the calender is a mystery, but the hosting fee and contracts have something to do with it. Widely regarded as a tough place to overtake qualifying … Continue reading

Canada GP 2012

The Gilles Villeneuve circuit always offers the drivers a chance to have a great race. It’s a challenging track with plenty of opportunities to make a mistake, meaning that concentration is high for the duration, ensuring they avoid the Wall of Champions for 70 laps, and all manner of local critters too. Super Seven Moments: … Continue reading

Monaco GP 2012

Playground for the rich and famous, glamour personified, dream destination, tax haven, too dangerous, boring. Whatever your opinion is of Monaco, it is a race that drivers look forward all year and apart from their home race it’s the other one they want to win. For the kudos of taming the legendary circuit it houses … Continue reading

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