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F1 Blog’s Japanese Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Japanese Grand Prix 2012 Winner – Lewis Hamilton Japanese Grand Prix 2012 Pole Position – Lewis Hamilton Japanese Grand Prix 2012 Fastest Lap – Bruno Senna With the pace of the McLarens in practice so far, I have to go for Hamilton this weekend given Jenson Button’s grid penalty due to a gearbox [...]

Silly season over?

You’d think it would be after the avalanche of recent announcements. But this was just the initial phase. Still lots of seats up for grabs, but what has this week done to the market? First off, Michael Schumacher is going into retirement again. To be honest although I thought it was time, I wasn’t actually [...]

Noses: To step or not to step

Much of the talk around the launches of the 2012 F1 car batch is centred on the most prominent new feature on this year’s cars – namely the dippes nose. Thus far, the Ferrari, Red Bull, Lotus, Force India, Sauber, Toro Rosso, and Caterham cars have all had the dipped nose. Ferrari’s and Force India’s [...]

2012 News Round-up

A great deal of news has come out on the 2012 season in the last few weeks. Most importantly, the first official driver list has been published by the teams, although it is still somewhat incomplete.

The Temple of Speed rewards the devoted

The fastest track on the F1 calender, Monza, and even with doubts over the ability of the Red Bull Racing machine to cope with the high top speeds needed, Sebastian Vettel still claimed the win. It’s now beyond all but mathematical certainty that Vettel will claim a second successive crown. It’s only where he’ll claim [...]

A traditional result, but not a boring race in Spa

Spa. I love Spa. I’d even put some other adjectives in there if this place wasn’t suitable for children. It’s a glorious race track, with history, excitement and no shortage of overtaking. Who says you need changeable conditions to overtake in Formula 1? I present Spa, all the races before and today’s as Exhibit A. [...]

F1 Blog’s Belgian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Belgian Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Mark Webber Belgian Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Mark Webber Belgian Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Fernando Alonso Other predictions – The weather forecast to be wrong, precipitation during the race. I may be going against the trend with people expecting Sebastian Vettel to return [...]

With half the season gone…

…there’s still half to go, to paraphrase the great Murray Walker. We’re actually over halfway through, eleven races done and only eight left, but the summer break seems like half time for everyone involved in and watching F1. So the question is, how is the season going for the teams? Therefore in current championship order, [...]

More Teams announce 2011 drivers

A number of teams have announced information on their driver roster for next season. Most notably Renault-Lotus (don’t get them mixed up with Lotus-Renault!) have decided to give Vitaly Petrov a new contract until the end of the 2012 season, despite some disappointing results in the 2010 season. Petrov did, however, manage to prevent a takeover by [...]

Carrot’s Team By Team Season Review: Part 1 – The New Teams

It’s now been just over three weeks since one of the closest Formula 1 season that I can remember. Everyone gotten used to the fact that Sebastian Vettel is now the World Champion? Following Euan’s excellent season review, it’s time for mine. I’ve broken mine into three distinct categories, the new entrants, the mid-field and [...]

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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