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Pray silence for The Champion

“Button’s a fool to move McLaren” “McLaren belongs to Hamilton” “Hamilton is just plain faster…” Oops, apparently Jenson hasn’t got the memo that he’s supposed to play second fiddle and rear gunner to Hamilton at McLaren. Recovering from the first corner, an incident that left Alonso behind even the medical car, Jenson proceeded to go [...]

F1 Blog’s Australia Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Australian Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Mark Webber. It’s his home Grand Prix, and we saw two weeks ago how fast the Red Bull could be in the hands of Vettel. Provided the pressure doesn’t get to him I expect a repeat of last year’s German Grand Prix. Australian Grand Prix 2010 Pole [...]

What’s to be done?

It’s been over a week now since the snoozefest that was the season opener at Bahrain. Now we’ve all had a chance to digest the race and the reaction from the paddock to it, we have to ask what will happen next. The race was unexciting. It’s very simple in that regard. There was no [...]

Alonso Wins – But New Rules Haven’t Improved The Show

Fernando Alonso won the Bahrain GP today, with his team mate Felipe Massa in second giving Ferrari the perfect start to the season. Lewis Hamilton was third and Pole sitter Vettel finished fourth after his Red Bull suffered an electrical problem with the engine, caused by a faulty spark plug. 2010 has seen a host of new [...]

Vettel Surprises Ferrari & McLaren

After pre-season testing it looked like Ferrari and McLaren were out in front, slightly ahead of Red Bull. But Vettel stormed to pole position in a time of 1:54.101 today. In Q3 the track temperature increased and the track became slippery and it seems to have caught McLaren and Ferrari out. Red Bull coped the [...]

F1 Blog’s Bahrain and Season Predictions

It’s time for those of us who write this blog to nail our colours to the mast and open ourselves to ridicule by partaking in the most dangerous type of writing in sport, that of prediction. We’re combining the predictions for this weekend’s race and the entire season. Prepare your punchlines ladies and gentlemen, the [...]

McLaren’s Wing Is Legal

McLaren’s rear wing design which is thought to give them a straight line speed advantage of 6km/h has been declared legal by the FIA. FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting is understood to have seen the design and to be happy with it. All 12 teams in Bahrain have had there cars inspected and passed fit ahead of [...]

Darth Schumacher

Just stumbled across this and thought I would share it.

McLaren Have Second Wing Package Just In Case…

McLaren have a second package available in Bahrain, should the FIA deem their rear wing to be illegal. McLaren’s managing director Jonathan Neale has stated that he is confident their car will be given the all clear, but they are leaving nothing to chance, so have taken an extra rear wing package to Bahrain. “We’re [...]

The Many Faces of Michael Schumacher

An Englishman accusing Michael Schumacher of being two-faced? Quick, hold the front page! It’s not what you think, so calm down. We have the most successful driver in F1 history returning to the grid this weekend after three years away, the question is which of the facets of Schumacher will we see dominant on his [...]

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  • Drivers Championship 2013

    1 Kimi Raikkonen 25
    2 Fernando Alonso 18
    3 Sebastian Vettel 15
    4 Felipe Massa 12
    5 Lewis Hamilton 10
    6 Mark Webber 8
    7 Adrian Sutil 6
    8 Paul Di Resta 4
    9 Jenson Button 2
    10 Romain Grosjean 1

  • Constructors Championship 2013

    1 Ferrari 30
    2 Lotus 26
    3 Red Bull 23
    4 Mercedes 10
    5 Force India 10
    6 McLaren 2
    7 Toro Rosso 0
    8 Sauber 0
    9 Williams 0
    10 Marussia 0
    11 Caterham 0