Webber vs. Vettel: Multi 21-gate

Turkey 2010, a single incident there changed the course of Webber and Vettel’s relationship, only ever professional at the best of times it turned toxic in a single decision by Vettel to overtake. Webber lost a win and Vettel retired early. It spawned a terrible PR photo opportunity headlined ‘Shit Happens’ but things were never … Continue reading

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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

There and Back – an Infrequent Traveller’s Tale

Here we have Greg Smith (@blagmasterg) detailing the experience of his first grand prix. Monaco. At the invitation of his employers. Keep the green monster in check and read… Those who know me will know there are two fundamental truths to my character.  One is that I absolutely adore motorsport of any kind whatsoever.  Be … 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

Bahrain GP 2012

Whether you wanted the race to go ahead or not, it did. The Bahrain Grand Prix won’t be remembered for its result, echoes of 2011 or what could have been if he had just made that pass, it will go down in history as a race so contentious it’s still being argued about. Personally I … Continue reading

F1 Bromances: The Sequel

It was made abundantly clear that the Formula One Bromance is alive and well, along with the love for the love. In F1 Bromances: I Love You, Man we first explored the definition… noun \ˈbrō-ˌman(t)s\ : a close nonsexual friendship between men …then provided a dubious background and finally peppered the discussion with silly portmanteaux. … Continue reading

Singapore: Free Practice 3 & Qualifying

Free Practice 3: Overnight repairs were made to the troublesome kerbs around the track. After the kerbs at turn 3 and 14 were removed, white lines were painted to denoted the edge of the track, however they have been warned not to stray over it too often by the FIA. Ferrari: Both drivers are late … Continue reading

Singapore: What You need to Know

Fact File: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore Laps 61 Lap Length 5.073 km (3.15 miles) Race Length 309.316 km (192.20 miles) First Race 2008 Fastest Lap K Raikkonen 1:45.599 (Ferrari, 2008) 2010 Winner F Alonso (Ferrari) Overview: The first thing that should catch your eye is the sheer number of corners the drivers will have to negotiate … Continue reading

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