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Vettel begins the German dominance of the day

Sebastian Vettel led lights to flag to record an impressive victory that set the tone for the rest of the day. Only the fastest lap eluded the German today, something that even he with his love of ticking the boxes won’t mind that much. McLaren were unable to overcome the raw pace of the Red [...]

F1 Blog’s European Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions European Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Sebastien Vettel. There’s nearly no chance of overtaking in Valencia, it’ll be the nearest thing we’ve had to the opening procession in Bahrain all year so far. The race will be decided in qualifying and the Red Bull is not only fast on low fuel and fresh [...]

Good Riddance to USF1

This sorry saga is finally over. During the extraordinary hearing that was held in Geneva on 23 June 2010, the Judging Body of the World Motor Sport Council examined, in application of the new disciplinary procedure adopted at the beginning of 2010, the failure of the USF1 Team to take part in the 2010 FIA [...]

WMSC Decision Analysis

The World Motor Sport Council held the meeting that would have the biggest influence on F1 in 2011 on Wednesday. Euan’s already brought us the news on this, now let’s go in-depth and see what this will actually mean for the sport next year. Tyres As just about everyone with half a clue predicted, Pirelli [...]

Hello Valencia

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 [...]

FIA announce 2011 rule changes including Pirelli Tyres and Adjustable Bodywork

Here are the 2011 rules and regulation changes for the 2011 F1 season announced on the official F1 site:

Tyres
Pirelli has been selected as the single tyre supplier for the FIA Formula One World Championship for a period of three years, commencing in 2011. The sole supplier will undertake to strictly respect the sporting and technical regulations implemented by the FIA.

Driver adjustable bodywork
From 2011, adjustable bodywork may be activated by the driver at any time prior to the start of the race and, for the sole purpose of improving overtaking opportunities during the race, after the driver has completed two laps. The driver may only activate the adjustable bodywork in the race when he has been notified via the control electronics that it is enabled. It will only be enabled if the driver is less than one second behind another at any of the pre-determined positions around each circuit. The system will be disabled the first time the driver uses the brakes after the system has been activated. The FIA may, after consulting all the competitors, adjust the time proximity in order to ensure the purpose of the adjustable bodywork is met.

McLaren begin to steamroller the field

Overcoming Red Bull’s superior strategy and maintaining better reliability than the Austrian team, as well as having both cars take Fernando Alonso on track, McLaren delivered their third 1-2 finish of the season in Canada. Running their own race they managed to capitalise on their strengths and dominate the rest of the field in a [...]

F1 Blog’s Canadian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Canadian Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Jenson Button. Changeable conditions, expected rain, a fast circuit and a track that is like a cheese grater to tyres. It can only be Button. Canadian Grand Prix 2010 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel. The low temperatures this afternoon favour the Red Bull over the McLaren and [...]

Silly Season is Cancelled

Last year we had Alonso’s super-secret move to Ferrari, the late speculation of the second McLaren and Brawn (subsequently Mercedes GP) second cockpits and the whole slew of new entries and whether or not they’d even make it. Silly Season, the tradition of media and pub based guess work over the destinations of drivers (and [...]

Barrichello Throws Steering Wheel

I found this on You Tube earlier and thought I would share it.

  • 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