Mark Webber topped the opening practice session for the European Grand Prix at Valencia.
2011 Canadian Grand Prix (Rd 7, Free Practice 2, June 10th)
Fernando Alonso topped what was a stuttered second practice session in Montreal.
2011 Canadian Grand Prix (Rd 7, Free Practice 1, June 10th)
As the Formula 1 circus makes for a short stint to North America, it was Mercedes that made the first step up.
2011 Spanish Grand Prix (Rd 5, Free Practice 1, May 20th)
Mark Webber topped the first free practice session ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
2011 Malaysian Grand Prix (Rd 2, Free Practice 1, April 8th)
Red Bull's Mark Webber topped a hot and humid first practice session at Sepang.
2011 Australian GP (Rd 1, Free Practice 1)
Mark Webber set the quickest time in the opening practice session this morning in Melbourne.
James Jakes Testing an IndyCar
An unexpected name cropped up on the timing sheets at today's IndyCar test at Barber Motorsports Park.
Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Barcelona, March 8th)
Mark Webber grabbed the headlines following a dreary opening day of the final Formula 1 pre-season test in Barcelona.
Force India VJM04
Force India VJM04 Drivers: (14) Adrian Sutil, (15) Paul di Resta; (Reserve) Nico Hulkenberg. Team: (Principal) Vijay Mallya, (Technical Director / Designer) Andrew Green, (Chief Operating Officer) Otmar Szafnauer. Engine: Mercedes-Benz FO 108Y 90° V8, limited to 18,000 RPM, naturally aspirated, mid-mounted. Transmission: McLaren Seven-speed semi-automatic gearbox with reverse gear, Electronic shift system. Weight (with … Continue reading Force India VJM04
Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Valencia, February 1st)
Sebastian Vettel started 2011 just as he had finished 2010, as he topped the time sheets on the first day of testing at Valencia. The reigning World Champion notched up 93 laps in the RB7 - Red Bull's newly designed and built title challenger. Vettel set a fastest lap of 1:13.769 - a lap that … Continue reading Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Valencia, February 1st)
(Guest Post) Are Pay Drivers Getting Better?
Williams always take talent over money, yet when Pastor Maldonado was revealed as the second driver at Williams there was a collective groan across F1-fandom - they'd taken the money instead of retaining the hot talent. It was expected, but not well received.
Musical Chairs at Force India
The unveiling of Paul di Resta as Adrian Sutil's new teammate at Force India was probably not the most unexpected of announcements to be aired yesterday. The young Scot had found himself in the wings of the Force India garage at many of the Grand Prix in 2010 - for much of the year, it … Continue reading Musical Chairs at Force India
…and the Rest?
Several weeks ago, I posted a review of Formula 1's Championship challengers. Now, as the New Year bell's approach, it's about time that I finally get to the rest of the field.
There are times when the attention of the media and Formula 1 team bosses wander, as their eyes capture a precocious new talent coming into focus. These moments, when a new young hero makes themselves known to the paddock is often the same time an ageing animal begins to fall from view. It is the sport changing its guard.
2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina, Round 19, November 14th)
Sebastian Vettel drove the absolutely perfect race to win at the Yas Marina circuit and become the youngest ever Formula 1 World Champion, but Ferrari did their best to make it easy for the 23-year-old. Indeed, one could argue that Fernando Alonso’s battle was lost before the erroneous pitstop.
2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina, Round 19, November 13th)
Free Practice 3 For the second session this weekend, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel topped the timing sheets in Saturday afternoon practice; Vettel only secured the practice honours by 0.133 of-a-second over his Australian teammate, Mark Webber. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton suffered from overheating rear tyres under the afternoon sun – it did not stop the former … Continue reading 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina, Round 19, November 13th)
Mark Webber Drives the Yas Marina Circuit
And then it came to the final race… After eighteen races in the 2010 Formula World Championship, four drivers still stand with a mathematical chance of taking the crown.
No F3 Euroseries for ART Grand Prix in 2011
Top junior series team ART Grand Prix announced today that they will not be taking part in any Formula 3 series from next season onwards.
2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 7th)
And so it goes to Abu Dhabi. After eighteen races, the Championship will be decided at the final turn at the plush Yas Marina circuit thanks to a stellar driver from Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel.
2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 6th)
Free Practice 3 A wet and overcast morning greeted Saturday practice at Interlagos, with some overnight rain leaving the circuit sodden. Initially Nico Hulkenberg set the early pace in his Williams, but was eventually topped by title challengers Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso. However, by the end of the sixty minutes, it was the Renault … Continue reading 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos, Round 18, November 6th)