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Vettel throws it all away

Red Bull were concerned with the pace of the McLarens, and the race showed their concerns to be justified. The gleaming silver machines were easily a match for the Red Bulls in race pace. The final race positions would be heavily influenced by the pit stops. Red Bull got it right, they covered off Hamilton [...]

F1 Blog’s Turkish Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Turkish Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Sebastian Vettel. It’s going to go one of two ways, Red Bull dominance or McLaren strategic. With Webber having more problems in practise, and Vettel wanting to avenge his loss last year from one error I’ve got to favour the young German in the battle of Red [...]

Why David Coulthard is an idiot

Just a quick piece about this before the Turkish event gets going tomorrow…. I’m not referring to his spinning in the pit lane, or his spinning on a warm up lap, or even slowing down in dumb places causing Schumacher to run into the back of him. I’m referring to the comments he made immediately [...]

F1 to return to U.S.

After leaving the USA three years ago, F1 will return this time in Austin, Texas. F1 was last hosted at Indianopolis in 2007 and it has been rumoured that F1 would return to the US for a number of years. It was expected that a US race would go to Monticello Motor Club in New [...]

Loose drain cover responsible for Barrichello crash

Rubens Barrichello’s spectacular crash in the Monaco Grand Prix was caused by a loose drain cover, it was revealed by F1 team Williams. After conducting a review into the crash they found that it was not a mechanical failure as first thought, but a loose drain cover coming into contact with Barrichello’s left front tyre. [...]

Agreement with Ecclestone on possibilty of F1 returning to U.S.A.

F1 could return to the USA for the first time since leaving Indianapolis in 2007. The likely destination would be New York’s Monticello track. The Chariman of the Monticello Motor Club Bill McMichael stated that “There was some agreement that Monticello could host a race”. However the circuit’s owners would need to find around $150m [...]

Button Breakdown Cause Revealed

Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix saw the previous championship leader Jenson Button having to retire on the first lap due to a ‘cooked’ engine. It has now been revealed that this breakdown was caused by the actions, or lack of action by a member of McLaren’s mechanic team. The at-fault mechanic forgot to remove a cooling [...]

Webber conquers the Principality

We definitely learnt one thing from Monaco; when I’m left to make predictions on my own I get them all wrong. Oh, you wanted something about the racing, right, I’m on it. Even though I picked him for the championship at the beginning of the year I’d all but written off Webber and fully expected [...]

F1 Blog’s Monaco Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Monaco Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Jenson Button. My spies (read the BBC weather forecast) tell me it’s supposed to be dry on race day, I’m not convinced. I reckon we’ll have changeable conditions and there’s no-one better on the 2010 grid when the weather’s being annoying than Jense. Monaco Grand Prix 2010 [...]

Button Critical Of Schumacher

Championship leader Jenson Button has surprised F1 fans, with his comments following the Spanish Grand Prix. Button has criticised Michael Schumacher for the way he passed him in to turn 1 after he had a delayed pit stop due to a clutch problem. “I didn’t really know where Michael was on the outside of me,” [...]

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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