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It was quite a surprise when on Lap 34 of the European Grand Prix, viewers saw Sebastian Vettel’s gloves fly at the catch fencing as he frustratingly walked away from his retired Red Bull RB8. And, it was an even bigger surprise, when Lotus’ Romain Grosjean retired just 7 laps later in a near identical [...]
The Red Bull RB7, which we know was designed by legendary-aerodynamicist Adrian Newey, has a Flexi-Wing. The modification allows more speed down the straights, but without a loss of grip through the corners. When rival teams first noticed this, their was a lot of criticism with regards to rules, but the car passed all the legality tests it [...]
- The Financial Times has reported that Formula One Management President, Bernie Ecclestone, is unhappy about moving the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix from March, to November. In an interview the Financial Times, Ecclestone told reporters “They [Event Organizers] didn’t want it up the front so I’ve had to screw the whole calendar up.” -Staying with Ecclestone, [...]
More information has emerged on Sky Sports and the BBC’s deal to share the broadcasting rights to Formula 1. Despite a huge uproar from the vast majority of British F1 fans it seems that there is no going back on this deal. Those running the BBC and F1 have ruined things for many fans, through [...]
Despite much opposition the FIA will vote on whether to introduce new 1.6 litre 4 cylinder engines to Formula 1. The FIA hope to make F1 greener by downsizing the engines the cars will use. The FIA is aiming for a 50% increase in fuel efficiency, with a 10,000 RPM limit also being introduced. However, [...]
Red Bull – 10/10 Red Bull have had a truly triumphant season, deservedly winning both the drivers’ and constructors’ championship. They won through the combination of having two excellent drivers, albeit now almost enemies, and by having the fastest car even with its reliability issues. It is a phenomenal achievement that Red Bull have transformed themselves [...]
It’s the mid-season scuffle and it’s going to be a thrilling second half of the season with five potential title contenders. Its Fernando’s home race but with the Prancing Horse not performing up to the level he would want it to, it is increasingly becoming an uphill struggle for him. The Red Bulls on the [...]
I found this on You Tube earlier and thought I would share it.
Mark Webber won the Spanish grand prix today from Pole position. It was the 10th time in a row this race has been won by the pole sitter. Lewis Hamilton was unlucky not to finish 2nd after suffering a tyre failure on the penultimate lap. Hamilton passed Vettel after he suffered a slow pitstop. Vettel’s problems continued [...]keep looking »