Lewis Hamilton came through from 5th on the grid to win the Singapore Grand Prix yesterday, but it required some luck, skill and a start line crash that took out three of the top four qualifiers. In a race peppered with safety car periods, Daniel Ricciardo drove well to score a podium in his ailing … Continue reading “F1: A five-star Hamilton victory, as Vettel blows it”
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes struck back at Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari to win the Chinese Grand Prix this morning. Vettel did eventually take 2nd place after early-race strategy cast him adrift at the bottom of the top six early doors. Max Vertsapen made it three manufacturers on the podium in a race partially dictated by … Continue reading “Chinese GP: “Hamilton tastes success in Shanghai”
Lewis Hamilton became only the 2nd driver in Formula One to take six consecutive pole positions. The Briton matched the record by his hero Ayrton Senna to stretch his impressive run of pole positions. His time of 1:31.678s also ensured it was his sixth pole position in China. The Mercedes racer turned it on when … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Hamilton takes Shanghai pole”
Ferrari duo Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen headed proceedings for third free practice of the Chinese Grand Prix this morning. Following the near non-running on Friday, FP3 was proved an extremely busy session as teams aimed to compress as much weekend running as possible into sixty minutes. Vettel's best of 1:33.336s came late in the … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Ferrari head FP3 in Shanghai”
Yesterday was a positive day for Formula One rookies Felipe Nasr, Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen as the Sauber and Toro Rosso debutants made their presence felt in Melbourne.
It was far from the best of seasons at Maranello. Rather being the champions or contenders that they used to be in Formula One, Ferrari were mere bit players through 2014.
In today’s ultra-precise Formula One, it may seem almost unfathomable for a driver to run out of fuel prior to the end of a race, but in previous generations, it wasn’t a completely unusual situation.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel cruises to Belgian success; Bird and Calado take GP2 spoils in Spa; Kvyat and Sims take first GP3 victories”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hamilton dominates in Hungary; HTP Mercedes take Spa 24 Hours victory”
When a loose wheel from Mark Webber’s Red Bull brutally hit FOM cameraman Paul Allen during the German Grand Prix, the sport was again left to look at its operations. Two-and-a-half weeks on from the incident, one is forced to ask if the FIA and FOM have been looking in the right direction.
"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel enjoys Nurburgring success”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg wins chaotic British GP; Bird and Lancaster taste home GP2 success”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel dominates in Montreal; Korjus and Regalia make most of GP3 test”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg triumphs at Monaco; Kanaan takes Indy; Dempsey grabs astonishing Lights victory”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Alonso charges to Spanish victory; Urrutia and Jones taste Portimao success"
"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel wins the Bahrain GP; Leimer and Bird take GP2 glory; Sato takes first IndyCar win; Munoz triumphs at Long Beach”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Alonso victorious in Shanghai"
“Meanwhile, at the weekend; Vettel takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
Meanwhile, at the weekend: Raikkonen wins Australian GP.
Lotus became the first Formula One team to unveil their 2013 charger this evening.