Half Term Rookie Report: Jean-Eric Vergne

Career Stats: Jean-Eric Vergne Having the Red Bull logo painted on to your helmet is by no means a guarentee of success, in fact of late it is considered more of a poisoned chalice. Since Vettel shocked the community with a win from pole in Monza, the following Toro Rosso drivers have had a tough … Continue reading

Half Term Rookie Report: Charles Pic

Charles Pic When the young French driver joined his team Timo Glock had to Google him to find out who he was. Hopefully his German team mate also clocked up some time on You Tube as well, because that would have given him an idea that despite Pic’s apparent pre-Formula One anonymity he’s got the … Continue reading

The Webber 180°

“I’m high on confidence at the moment and firing on all cylinders.” It was only a matter of months ago that the clouds were rolling in on Mark Webber’s career, the media vultures were circling and ready to call time on what had been a somewhat interesting career. Starting out in the popular backmarker team … Continue reading

The Rookie Digest: 5 – 8 Part 2

The rookies are getting into their stride now, eight races in they’ve firmly got their feet under the table, but now the pressure is really on. Rookie by name, but related mistakes are not looked upon kindly as one has recently discovered, and being at the back of the grid is no reason to slack … Continue reading

Button: Down and Out or Up and Coming?

  In April we featured an article on Jenson Button’s ascent from rookie to champion, and after Australia it seemed that Jenson Button was in for another strong year with pre-season testing going McLaren’s way too. After Lewis Hamilton’s less than stellar exhibition in 2011 fans and pundits alike were looking to Button to mount … Continue reading

Formula One: One Team

“While the competition on track may be as fierce as ever, but times like these are a reminder that as a sport, we are very much a community.” When you consider Formula One as a sport it is highly apparent it is one of the most competitive fields out there, not only do you have … Continue reading

The Rookie Digest: 1 – 4 Part 1

Here we are, four races into what has been a truly exciting opening to the 2012 Formula One season. Four races, four winners, each unexpected in their own way. To recap each race click here to get access to all the race reports so far, it’s worth it just to remind yourselves how different they are … Continue reading

The Ascension of Jenson Button

‘I can’t see a time when I might stop.’ The 2012 Formula One season unveiled many new things, stepped noses, Kimi Raikkonen, a reshuffled grid and one driver with a fresh delivery of self confidence. Opening the year with a win is simply the only way to do it as they are stamping their authority … Continue reading

Second Chance Sunday

We have had to bid adieu to a fair few drivers this year,  it has been hard to utter a final farewell to some stalwarts of the grid however it hasn’t just been fresh faced youngsters that have replaced them. Not quite, in fact you should recognise the new recruits. Looking back to the 2011 … Continue reading

Rookie Report: Jean-Éric Vergne

Life as a Red Bull sponsored driver isn’t as easy as it sounds, yes you might have the hottest team in Formula One behind you and access to one of the biggest energy drinks around, but if you can’t deliver at the highest levels you’ll soon find yourself cast aside. They strive to be the … Continue reading

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