The Rookie Digest: 13 – 16 Part 4

Both of the 2012  rookie drivers are well over the halfway point and in this penultimate installment it’s clear this has been a tough four races for the pair. Leaving the shores of Europe for the Far East near the end of an already busy season is a test for any driver, but with the … Continue reading

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

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

Singapore: Free Practice 3 & Qualifying

Free Practice 3: Overnight repairs were made to the troublesome kerbs around the track. After the kerbs at turn 3 and 14 were removed, white lines were painted to denoted the edge of the track, however they have been warned not to stray over it too often by the FIA. Ferrari: Both drivers are late … Continue reading

Singapore: Free Practice 1 & 2

Free Practice 1 The session was red flagged and delayed by half an hour to make repairs to the track. There was damage to the kerbs at turns 3 and 14 that needed instant repairs, the session was therefore cut to a single hour. With five minutes to go the session is red flagged again … Continue reading

Singapore: What You need to Know

Fact File: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore Laps 61 Lap Length 5.073 km (3.15 miles) Race Length 309.316 km (192.20 miles) First Race 2008 Fastest Lap K Raikkonen 1:45.599 (Ferrari, 2008) 2010 Winner F Alonso (Ferrari) Overview: The first thing that should catch your eye is the sheer number of corners the drivers will have to negotiate … 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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