Rookie Report: Malaysian GP

Just to make sure the rookies really know what they’re in for, the season has started with back to back racing which barely gave them time to catch their breath from Australia before they were adjusting to the humidity in Malaysia. Even though the day was dominated by team orders, the rookies couldn’t hide their … Continue reading

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Meet the Rookies: 2013

Although there is yet to be a full quota of Formula One drivers named to fill the 2013 grid at this moment of time, there are two new names among those already signed up for the new season. In one of the most unpredictable and exciting season of recent times Charles Pic and Jean-Eric Vergne … Continue reading

The State of Play: 2013 Grid Hopefuls (Updated)

The end of any season is a nervous time for any driver, whether they are in contention to become the next world champion and are having to battle for every inch of asphalt, or on the verge of losing their seat and watch their dream come to a premature end. Concerning the latter this season … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi Young Drivers Test Round Up

Day One Position Driver Team Time Laps 1 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1:42.661 40 2 Antonio Felix da Costa Red Bull 1:42.717 79 3 Gary Paffett McLaren 1:43.407 44 4 Robin Frijns Sauber 1:43.775 78 5 Nicolas Prost Lotus 1:44.194 52 6 Luiz Razia Toro Rosso 1:44.691 67 7 Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1:45.936 57 … Continue reading

The 411: Comings and Goings

Petrov replaces Trulli: Biggest news of that day, although for some it had an air of inescapable inevitability, is that Vitaly Petrov has replaced Jarno Trulli at Caterham F1 for the 2012 season. He had remained coy over his future, playing down links to the team and a possible stint with Pirelli as their test … Continue reading

The 411: Big day in the office

Gascoyne gets a promotion: Mike Gascoyne, of Caterham F1, has been named the team’s Chief Technical Officer with immediate effect. Moving on from handling day-to-day operations of the technical department, he will now preside over the proposing, supporting and coordinating of technical initiatives, not only within the Formula One team but the GP2 team as … Continue reading

Albert Park: 1, 2, 3…Qually

Free Practice 1 Ferrari: Fernando Alonso looked in good form, he finished the day in P3, close to the time of rival Vettel. But teammate Felipe Massa ended in an off-pace P11. Force India: Last years Brazilian pole sitter Nico Hulkenberg took Paul di Resta’s car for a spin and took P18. Adrian Sutil finished … Continue reading

Because You’re Worth It!

We had a look at Formula One beards last year, and this insight into that crop of facial fuzz has coincided a seemingly unstoppable interest into what drivers wear on their chins. It’s gotten so big it’s left the realms of the internet and reached out into reality, #F1BEARDWATCH has been out on tour and … Continue reading

2011 Launches: Part 1

Today is the first day of the new season, so Happy New Year to you! Festivities out of the way, let’s get down to the business of what the new year brings. This is the first chance the teams gets to put rubber on the track after a long off-season since the sun set in … Continue reading

Off Season: The Little Guys

Ah the little guys, small fry, minnows…call them what you will, but last years rookies are sticking around for 2011. They started life as Virgin Racing, Lotus Racing and Hispania Racing Team, this year they return as Marussia Virgin Racing, Team Lotus (? – at the moment) and Hispania Racing Team (hopefully). They signed up … Continue reading

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