Abu Dhabi Young Drivers Test

The young drivers test is an excellent end to an exciting year; it’s for any driver that hasn’t completed more than two F1 races. A great opportunity to see the vision of the future; and for some that future comes quicker than most. Pastor Maldonado has been tipped to take over the empty seat that … Continue reading

411: Abu Dhabi and beyond

I say beyond as the closest race now (Bahrain) is 118 days away…so it’s would be rather prudent of me to assume that the gossip would cease altogether. In fact we are now about to get the best gossip of the year. We have officially entered the off-season (although I suspect that Red Bull are … Continue reading

411: From Brazil to Abu Dhabi

Right then; what has been occurring since we left Brazil only a few days ago? The Hulk: Oh yes, the rookie certainly made an impression on Brazil! Stealing pole position from the fastest cars on the track; and even managed to give both Alonso and Hamilton food for thought. His calm and poise off the … Continue reading

Interlagos: Race Day

Are we going to be crowning a new World Driver Champion today? Will Alonso make the dash from 5th and win it? Will Webber cling on and push it to Abu Dhabi? Will Vettel slip out of contention? What on earth will Hulkenberg do with his pole position? So many questions! Who ever said F1 was boring? … Continue reading

Interlagos: Qualifying

Qualifying has begun; just a quick run down before we get onto the results… Qualifying Qualifying is split up into three sections (Q1, Q2, Q3), the first two have knock out zones for the bottom 7 drivers. Everyone goes out in Q1 and tries to set their fastest time (in 20 minutes), usually the front-runners … Continue reading

Interlagos: Free Practice 3

Some say Saturday is the most important day of the race weekend as it contains the qualifying session in the afternoon. This is where pole position is decided and this has a massive affect on race day itself; by giving yourself a good position on Sunday can make the difference between hitting the podium and … Continue reading

Interlagos: Free Practice 2

We’re here at Free Practice 2; and things are a little more serious now. Now is the point in the race weekend where tire choice starts making headway…this time the talk is about super softs. 16:00: And we’re away. Christian Klien is first onto the track. Lucas di Grassi takes his car back from Jerome d’Ambrosio; and … Continue reading

Interlagos: What you need to know

So; the penultimate race is upon us. We’ve lasted this long, a couple more couldn’t hurt could they? Well; if Korea was anything to go by…Brazil might just tip us over the edge. Alonso could walk into Abu Dhabi with the points to clinch it, or the Red Bulls could return to their winning form. … Continue reading

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