It has been twelve years since a driver last registered four consecutive pole positions at the start of a season.
It is good to know that at a time when industries are still facing difficulty, there are still those that are strong enough to get behind a series like British Formula 3.
When Felipe Massa pull aside for Fernando Alonso at the Hockenheimring in July, it signalled more than just an unwilling acceptance of team orders at Ferrari, but may indeed have signposted the end of Massa’s time as a driver in a top team.
One of the drawbacks of motor-racing is its dangers. Even at the very pinnacle, accidents can happen - whether they be through driver error or mechanical fault; however, every so often, there is an accident that is so devastatingly huge that leaves chills down your spine.