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

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Japanese GP 2012

Seven moments from the Japanese GP 1. King Kobayashi There really isn’t another way to describe the Sauber driver today, when the focus had been solidly centre around his meteoric Mexican team mate he soaked up the pressure to put in a fantastic performance. A brilliant start put him ahead of Webber, which saw him … Continue reading

Half Term Report: Sergio Perez

The Rookie Report: Sergio Perez His entry into Formula One may have been a relatively quiet one, but when it was announced the young man from Mexico would be joining the 2010 ‘Rookie of the Year’ Kamui Kobayashi, his racing successes came to light. Highlights include a British Formula Three National title in 2007 and … Continue reading

Monaco GP: Race Report

Drama, drama, drama The Race: The race around the streets of Monaco is usually considered a processional, but it’s one we make an exception for. But let’s be honest Monaco is much more than a F1 race, it a massive excuse for the great and the good (and the questionable) turn up. Amongst the questionable … Continue reading

Rookie Report 2011: Jerome D’Ambrosio

Now this one is a little trickier to understand, The Belgian driver was signed as a reserve driver for Renault in 2010 (team principal Éric Boullier is his manager) and ended up as a Friday practice driver for Virgin Racing. He came close to Timo Glock’s times, but Virgin may have shot themselves in the … Continue reading

Rookie Report 2011: Sergio Perez

The next rookie we’re taking a look at is Sergio Perez, the Mexican driver will be joining the Sauber team alongside one of last years rookies, Kamui Kobayashi. He will be replacing Nick Heidfeld, who is still looking for a seat, and brings with him substantial backing from Telmex, a large telecoms company from his … Continue reading

The Pirelli Test

With the end of the 61st season we bid farewell to the fly-away; getting up at 5am to watch qualifying and wishing we were there (unless you were, and if so I’m extremely jealous!). We also said so long to Bridgestone. Bridgestone has been the sole tire supplier since 2007 after Michelin pulled out. Deciding not … Continue reading

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