Aaro Vainio and Marlon Stockinger made the most of GP3’s first foray to Monaco last weekend – although the headlines thereafter spoke mainly of wreckage and processions.
GP2 and GP3 Set to Expand in 2012
Next season will see the GP2 Series expand its horizons with trips to Asia and the Middle East alongside its traditional European rounds, while GP3 schedule looks to keeping eight rounds should an event at Monaco be approved.
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 European Grand Prix (Rd 8, Free Practice 1, June 24th)
Mark Webber topped the opening practice session for the European Grand Prix at Valencia.
Formula 1 Expands its 2012 Calendar
Yesterday, the FIA released a controversial provisional calendar for the 2012 Formula 1 World Championship. As well as being reinstated for later this year, the Bahrain Grand Prix will retake its position as the season opener next March. The following week will see the Grand Prix circus make the long, long trip to Melbourne.Sepang and … Continue reading Formula 1 Expands its 2012 Calendar
2011 Spanish Grand Prix (Rd 5, May 22nd)
Sebastian Vettel took his fourth victory of the 2011 Formula 1 season in Barcelona today, yet it was far from clear cut.
2011 Spanish Grand Prix (Rd 5, Qualifying, May 21st)
One day, all things must come to an end and in Barcelona today, Mark Webber finally broke Sebastian Vettel's string of pole positions.
2011 Spanish Grand Prix (Rd 5, Free Practice 3, May 21st)
Sebastian Vettel headed the third session at Barcelona this morning, with Red Bull teammate Mark Webber in tow.
2011 GP3 Round of Turkey (Rd 1, Race 2, May 8th)
Alexander Sims surged to his first GP3 victory of 2011 with a commanding performance at Istanbul Park yesterday.
2011 GP3 Round of Turkey (Rd 1, Race 1, May 7th)
Holland's Nigel Melker got his 2011 GP3 campaign off to a dream start at Istanbul on Saturday, with an untroubled victory.
2011 Turkish Grand Prix (Rd 4, Qualifying, May 7th)
It has been twelve years since a driver last registered four consecutive pole positions at the start of a season.
2011 Turkish Grand Prix (Rd 4, Free Practice 3, May 7th)
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel bounced back from a difficult Friday to claim the top spot in Saturday morning practice in Istanbul.
2011 Turkish Grand Prix (Rd 4, Free Practice 2, May 6th)
Jenson Button topped a drying second free practice at Istanbul yesterday afternoon.
2011 Turkish Grand Prix (Rd 4, Free Practice 1, May 6th)
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso topped what was a very wet and windy first practice session in Istanbul yesterday morning.
2011 GP3 Season Calendar
Fledgling junior racing category, GP3, released its 2011 calendar this week.
…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.
2011 GP2 Main Series and Superleague Formula Schedules Announced
The GP2 Main Series has announced a nine-round schedule for its seventh year of competition, while the Superleague Championship has announced a twelve race-weekends calendar.
Making it Easy
While it should never be too difficult to overtake, it should not be too easy either; however measures to avoid repeats of the dire events at Bahrain and Abu Dhabi has seen the FIA introduce a rather drastic measure with the introduction of a flexible rear wing at the latest World Motorsports Council meeting yesterday.
Winners and Losers
After playing a staring role in the wet Italian Grand Prix in 2008, there was little doubt that the young German would eventually be Formula 1 World Champion. While the skills required to take the ultimate prize needed time to bed in and take shape, the talent was certainly present.
The 2011 Formula 1 World Championship Grid
This week saw the confirmation of a further five drivers in the midpack. At both Force India and Toro Rosso, both squads confirmed that they will be holding on to their current line-ups for 2011. At Sauber, GP2 Championship runner-up Sergio Perez will partner Kamui Kobayashi, leaving Nick Heidfeld out in the cold. Still to … Continue reading The 2011 Formula 1 World Championship Grid