Korean GP 2012

Super Seven Moments of the Korean GP 1. You have to hand it to him Mainly because he won the race but also because Vettel again shows that despite 2012 not going his way at the sharp end he has the ability to make things work. Quick off the line Vettel beat a tardy Webber … Continue reading

Italian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Italian GP 1. Ferocious Ferrari This is the sort of slicing through the grid some drivers can only dream of, Fernando Alonso again had a fantastic start a took on any driver who he found himself behind. Making up four places in a couple of laps, Schumacher held him up for … Continue reading

Belgian GP 2012

Seven Moments of the Belgian GP 1. Crash, Ban, Wallop Bumps and scapes are common features during the opening laps of races, to the point where stewards tend not to investigate first laps incidents. However this first lap smash was definitely worthy of the stewards attention, firstly Maldonado was a little too eager to start … Continue reading

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

China GP 2012

This is the type of race you should record and have on your person to show those who label Formula One as ‘boring’, and ‘just cars going around in circles’ (the latter of course being geometrically inaccurate). Lines of cars battling over positions lap after lap, overtaking consistently and more than enough comparisons to the … Continue reading

F1 Bromances: I Love you, Man

bro·mance noun \ˈbrō-ˌman(t)s\ : a close nonsexual friendship between men — It’s not exactly hard to see that ‘bromance’ is the combination of ‘brother’ and ‘romance’, and although widely credited with coining the Hollywood buzz word, David Carnie is not exactly sure if he invented the word at all, or even used in in Big … Continue reading

Strike a Pose: F1 Driver Guide

Vogue, let your body move to the music… Unless you’re Nick Heidfeld, then you can just stop it and sit down. At RookieF1 we always like to take the chance and go a little off-track when the racing pickings are slim (F1 bouffs and facial fuzz), so without the buzz of a F1 to look … 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

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

Korea 2010 – Wet, wild and crashing out

Well didn’t we start this weekend well? A good showing from champion leader Mark Webber during free practise; then teammate Sebastian Vettel blasted the field away with an impressive ninth pole position of the season. It all looked like par for the course; a successive Red Bull lock out at the front leading towards the … Continue reading

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