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

Valencia: Race Day

Lazy Sunday Afternoon The Race: Well what can be said about this race that couldn’t be summed up in a great big long comedy snore? Okay, it wasn’t quite that bad, there were moments where you thought it could get interesting; Schumacher’s front wing got fresh with Petrov, Alonso got past Webb…wha? My bad. Jokes … Continue reading

Valencia: 1, 2, 3…Qually

Free Practice 1 Ferrari: Bringing a new front wing element for the weekend, usually features a triple but are trying out a double. Both drivers set good times, but Massa is continually bested by Alonso. Force India: Hulkenberg is in for di Resta this morning, but 20 mins in he collides with a wall and … Continue reading

Valencia: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Valencia Street Circuit, Valencia, Spain Laps 57 Lap Length 5.419 km (3.37 miles) Race Length 308.883 km (191.931 miles) First Race 2008 Fastest Lap T Glock 1:38.683 (Toyota, 2009) 2010 Winner Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) Layout and Approach: This may be categorised as a street circuit, but it doesn’t quite hold the cache … Continue reading

The Season: 2010

The dust has barely set in Abu Dhabi and there’s already talk of the 2011 season. It’s 16 weeks away; but that’s Formula One for you. This is a sport that lives in the future. But allow me this one discretion and I’ll wrap up the past season for you. The past is reserved for nostalgia and … Continue reading

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