“Life’s a bitch, eh,” opens a wry and deep Dutch voice. That is one of the markers about Robin Frijns – he is, to say the least, frank.
There was plenty of talk this week that Rio Haryanto’s day two time in GP2 Series testing was quicker than what Marcus Ericsson achieved in the Caterham F1 car at Bahrain few weeks ago.
At a time when Formula One teams are readying their launch efforts for the season ahead, Williams, Marussia, McLaren and Mercedes have made significant changes to their personnel.
McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari-man Fernando Alonso showed their flair when they registered the top times during Thursday’s respective practice sessions at Monte Carlo.
Kamui Kobayashi ran quickest on the final day of the second pre-season F1 test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya.
Pastor Maldonado grabbed both the top spot and the headlines on day three of the second pre-season Formula 1 test at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Fernando Alonso set the fastest time at Jerez today, on the final day of the opening pre-season Formula 1 test.
Former world champion, Kimi Raikkonen topped the first day of pre-season testing at Jerez yesterday.
Sauber took the covers off of their 2012 Formula 1 racer at Jerez this morning.
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.
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.
Sebastian Vettel’s dream 2011 continued in New Delhi on Sunday, with the world champion scoring his 11th victory of the season.
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.
Newly crowned Drivers Champion, Sebastian Vettel, helped Red Bull secure their second consecutive Constructor’s trophy with a victory in Yeongam last Sunday.
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.
Michael Schumacher topped a sodden first practice session in Korea on Friday.
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.
Following several lacklustre seasons, the GP2 Asia Series has finally been merged into the Main Series.
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.