It seems the chaps at "Ten Tenths Motorsport Forum" have this photo of me interviewing Felipe Nasr at Silverstone as one of their "Photo of the Year" selections for 2011. How nice.
Tag: 2011 season
Monras and Zanella Top Final Formula 2 Test of 2011
Miki Monras and Christopher Zanella set the pace over the final two-day Formula 2 test of the season in Barcelona, while reigning champion Mirko Bortolotti tested the future car.
Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monaco (Rd 4, TV Notes)
Feature Race Daniel Ricciardo took his second Formula Renault 3.5 victory on the streets of Monte Carlo. The Australian held Robert Wickens at bay for all thirty laps, although the Canadian’s challenge was twice hit by safety car periods. A distant Brendon Hartley completed the podium. A poor start by Hartley gave Wickens an easy … Continue reading Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monaco (Rd 4, TV Notes)
Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monza (Rd 3, TV Notes)
Race One (May 14th) Kevin Korjus took his second Formula Renault 3.5 victory of the season in the opening race at Monza in May. The Estonian held off Carlin’s Jean-Eric Vergne to the flag, although Korjus spent much of the event under pressure from the other Carlin-racer, Robert Wickens. Daniil Move completed the podium with … Continue reading Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Monza (Rd 3, TV Notes)
Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Spa-Francorchamps (Rd 2, TV Notes)
Robert Wickens and Jean-Eric Vergne made it an all-Carlin celebration at Spa-Francorchamps in the second round of the 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Series.
Looking Back: 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 Rnd of Barcelona (Rd 1, TV Notes)
The 2011 Formula Renault 3.5 got off to a stellar start at Motorsport Aragon, when débutantes Alexander Rossi and Kevin Korjus claimed early victories.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Abu Dhabi (Non-Championship, TV Notes)
In GP2's first non-championship event, Fabio Leimer and James Calado took the spoils in Abu Dhabi.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Hungary (Rd 7, TV Notes)
Another win and a podium for Romain Grosjean went a very long way to sealing the title for the DAMS pilot. With two rounds remaining, the French / Swiss pilot led the field by 25 points; however his DAMS squad still lingered behind Barwa Addax in the Teams’ Championship. Stefano Coletti opened his victory account thanks to a stunning drive in the Sprint Race.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Nurburgring (Rd 6, TV Notes)
A stunning victory for Luca Filippi in his 100th GP2 event may have grabbed the headlines, but it was Romain Grosjean's Sprint Race with that proved the more decisive.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Silverstone (Rd 5, TV Notes)
In one corner Jules Bianchi secured a stunning victory at a wet Silverstone, while a dry Sprint Race helped Romain Grosjean to success, but as the title battle hots up, who has the long term advantage.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Valencia (Rd 4, TV Notes)
As the GP2 Series returned from a month long break, feeder series veteran Romain Grosjean got his title charge back on track, while GP2 rookie Esteban Gutierrez claimed his first honours.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Monaco (Rd 3, TV Notes)
MGP2 at Monaco in 2011 will be remembered for Davide Valsecchi and Charles Pic taking the honour, but others will remember it as the weekend Romain Grosjean's championship push really came together.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Barcelona (Rd 2, TV Notes)
Charles Pic and Fabio Leimer made the most of the conditions at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya to claim the honours in the second GP2 round of the 2011 season.
Looking Back: 2011 GP2 Round of Istanbul (Rd 1, TV Notes)
It was a good opening weekend for Romain Grosjean and Stefano Coletti in Istanbul, as they took a win each amidst some frantic GP2 action.
2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Rd 18, Qualifying, Nov 12th, TV Notes)
Sebastian Vettel took his fourteenth pole position of the season at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. The Red Bull driver pulled a sensational effort to set a lap of 1:38.481, pushing one tenth ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button in the final moments.
2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Rd 18, Free Practice 3, Nov 12th, TV Notes)
Lewis Hamilton made it three practice sessions out of three for McLaren in Abu Dhabi.
2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Rd 18, Friday Practice Sessions, Nov 11th, TV Notes)
McLaren got the penultimate Grand Prix of the season off to a perfect start by topping the opening pair of sessions in Abu Dhabi. Jenson Button claimed the morning honours ahead of Mark Webber (Red Bull), while Lewis Hamilton crept to the top of the afternoon standings.
Remembering a Legend
As the climax of the 2011 World Rally Championship hits Wales this weekend, many in motorsport are keen to remember a rallying legend. Six years ago this month, the world sadly lost 2001 World Rally Champion, Richard Burns, to a brain tumour at the age of only 34.
2011 Indian Grand Prix (Rd 17, Oct 30th, TV Notes)
Sebastian Vettel’s dream 2011 continued in New Delhi on Sunday, with the world champion scoring his 11th victory of the season.
2011 India Grand Prix (Rd 17, Qualifying, Oct 29th, TV Notes)
Sebastian Vettel claimed his thirteenth pole position of the 2011 Formula 1 season at Delhi on Saturday. It was also Red Bull’s sixteenth pole of the year – a record for a team in a single season.