With the 85th Geneva International Motor Show beginning this week, the powers that be at Formula E secured a nice slice of the headlines, as former IndyCar driver Simona de Silvestro took to the streets in the SRT_01E machine; however, the running of the Formula E machine was not strictly the most interesting point of the day, but rather the announcement that a new law that is to allow motor racing back on Swiss grounds.
News regarding injuries suffered by F1 reserve driver Maria de Villota, filtered through yesterday afternoon and sadly, it is not good. De Villota's accident follows on from serious incidents with Toomas Heikkinen and Marcus Gronholm. Also condolences to the family of Hendrik Vieth who died in a motorbike accident yesterday.
Earlier on today, the Internet suffered a nuclear meltdown when images emerge of Kimi Raikkonen peddling the Renault R30 in Valencia.
Sebastian Vettel made it twelve consecutive pole positions for Red Bull at the Hungaroring last Saturday.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton proved himself to be quickest in two of the three Free Practice sessions in Hungary, with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel firing back on Saturday morning.
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.
Mark Webber registered his second pole position of the season for the British Grand Prix.
It all seemed so incredibly easy. After 57 laps of the Valencia Street Circuit, Sebastian Vettel cruised to a comfortable European Grand Prix victory.
Sebastian Vettel secured Red Bull's ninth consecutive pole position in Valencia.
Mark Webber topped the opening practice session for the European Grand Prix at Valencia.
Pressure. On occasion, the best know how to deliver it in spades, while sometimes the best can crack under it. The Canadian Grand Prix was no different.
Sebastian Vettel collected yet another pole position ahead of today's Canadian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso topped what was a stuttered second practice session in Montreal.
As the Formula 1 circus makes for a short stint to North America, it was Mercedes that made the first step up.
Another Grand Prix, another pole for Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and what better place to do it than Monaco.
Sebastian Vettel took his fourth victory of the 2011 Formula 1 season in Barcelona today, yet it was far from clear cut.
One day, all things must come to an end and in Barcelona today, Mark Webber finally broke Sebastian Vettel's string of pole positions.
Sebastian Vettel headed the third session at Barcelona this morning, with Red Bull teammate Mark Webber in tow.
Mark Webber topped the first free practice session ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
It has been twelve years since a driver last registered four consecutive pole positions at the start of a season.