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

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

Valencia: 1, 2, 3…Qually

Free Practice 1 Ferrari: Bringing a new front wing element for the weekend, usually features a triple but are trying out a double. Both drivers set good times, but Massa is continually bested by Alonso. Force India: Hulkenberg is in for di Resta this morning, but 20 mins in he collides with a wall and … Continue reading

Valencia: What You Need to Know

Fact File: Valencia Street Circuit, Valencia, Spain Laps 57 Lap Length 5.419 km (3.37 miles) Race Length 308.883 km (191.931 miles) First Race 2008 Fastest Lap T Glock 1:38.683 (Toyota, 2009) 2010 Winner Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) Layout and Approach: This may be categorised as a street circuit, but it doesn’t quite hold the cache … 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: Let’s do the Pirelli two stop…

The final series of private Pirelli tyre tests have come to an end in Abu Dhabi. After 140,000 litres of water-soaked the track in order for valuable wet-track data could be collected, the reports have been positive. Pedro de la Rosa completed the testing in a Toyota TF109 for the new tyre supplier, and has … Continue reading

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