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“I Have a Passion for Racing – Barrichello”
With 11 wins from 322 Grand Prix over 19 seasons, Rubens Barrichello is fondly remembered as one of the quickest and most highly respected drivers in the history of Formula One. However, as 2020 stutters along amidst the seemingly endless Coronavirus pandemic, Barrichello – now a stock car racer in South America – is more … Continue reading “I Have a Passion for Racing – Barrichello”
“Thoughts on Caterham, testing and development drivers”
Following a difficult start to the Formula One season, backmarkers Caterham this morning announced a restructuring of its driver line-up.
“Thoughts on Susie Wolff and Le Mans”
Following the launch of the FW35 machine, Williams Formula 1 development driver Susie Wolff made some rather odd comments to Autosport regarding her future endeavours.
“Thoughts on Michael Schumacher and Retirement”
Michael Schumacher announced his final retirement from Formula 1 at Suzuka this morning.
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.
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.
Cosmetic Industries and Brand Manners
With Formula 1’s first visit to India now in the books, the pack shuffle on to Abu Dhabi and Brazil for the final two events of the year. Not that it was noticed, things other than the Grand Prix occurred over the course of the weekend.
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.
2011 Korean Grand Prix (Rd 16, Qualifying, Oct 15th, TV Notes)
In one one of the most frantic qualifying sessions of the season, Lewis Hamilton secured his - and McLaren's - first pole position of the season. The Englishman secured the top spot, following a determined final run, giving him a two-tenths advantage over Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel.
2011 Hungarian Grand Prix (Rd 11, Qualifying, July 30th, TV Notes)
Sebastian Vettel made it twelve consecutive pole positions for Red Bull at the Hungaroring last Saturday.
2011 British Grand Prix (Rd 9, July 10th)
Fernando Alonso claimed his first Grand Prix victory of the season following a stunning drive at the British Grand Prix in Silverstone, but it certainly wasn't an easy win by any stretch.
2011 British Grand Prix (Rd 9, Qualifying, July 9th)
Mark Webber registered his second pole position of the season for the British Grand Prix.
2011 British Grand Prix (Rd 9, Free Practice 3, July 9th)
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel headed a frantic final practice session for tomorrow's British Grand Prix.
2011 British Grand Prix (Rd 9, Free Practice 2, July 8th)
Felipe Massa topped a rain interrupted second practice session at Silverstone yesterday.
2011 British Grand Prix (Rd 9, Free Practice 1, July 8th)
Mark Webber topped the time sheets of the a damp and gloomy first practice session in Silverstone this morning.
2011 European Grand Prix (Rd 8, June 26th)
It all seemed so incredibly easy. After 57 laps of the Valencia Street Circuit, Sebastian Vettel cruised to a comfortable European Grand Prix victory.
2011 European Grand Prix (Rd 8, Qualifying, June 25th)
Sebastian Vettel secured Red Bull's ninth consecutive pole position in Valencia.