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F1, Bribes and Bankers

Ex-BayernLB Banker Gerhard Gribkowsky was jailed for over eight years recently for taking £23 million from Bernie Ecclestone. Bernie said to the Presiding judge Peter Noll that he had paid Gribkowsky to try and avoid a very costly tax investigation. He denied that the money was a bribe, and said he is expecting to be [...]

A Little Bit Of… Everything!

- Director of Volkswagen Motorsport, Wolfgang Dürheimer, has confirmed interest to join Formula 1 in the near future. In a recent interview, Dürheimer told journalists “I could in 2018, when the group is in the auto industry up front, imagine a Formula 1 involvement. We have enough good brands that could do that.” It’s thought [...]

Now The Dust Has Settled….

I thought I would give it a few days before adding my thoughts on the Ferrari team orders controversy. I don’t think any F1 fan has an issue with a driver moving over to help his team mate win the world championship once the maths mean he can no longer do it himself. In 2007 [...]

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 [...]

  • 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