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Kimi returns to winning ways in Abu Dhabi

2007′s World Champion returned to the top step of the podium on Sunday in a surprising, but well-deserved, win in Abu Dhabi. A strong start by Kimi Raikkonen set the stage to take advantage of Lewis Hamilton’s mechanical woes and hold off the late charges of both championship contenders. Given the time in the championship, [...]

F1 Blog’s Korean Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Korean Grand Prix 2012 Winner – Sebastian Vettel Korean Grand Prix 2012 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Korean Grand Prix 2012 Fastest Lap – Felipe Massa As much as I’d like something other than Vettel’s third win in a row, I can’t see anything other than that this weekend. The good news is [...]

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 [...]

Belgium comes good yet again

No matter what the content of the season, whether it’s close and gripping like this year or as processional as an Armistice Day parade, Spa always delivers an excellent race and this year was no exception. Let’s forget promoter’s fees and all the money associated with F1, for as long as this circuit is able [...]

F1 Blog’s German Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions German Grand Prix 2012 Winner – Fernando Alonso German Grand Prix 2012 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel German Grand Prix 2012 Fastest Lap – Fernando Alonso Rain has been affecting every practice session so far, with a massive deluge at the end of P3 meaning it’s likely to still be damp at the [...]

F1 Blog’s Canadian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Canadian Grand Prix 2012 Winner – Michael Schumacher Canadian Grand Prix 2012 Pole Position – Lewis Hamilton Canadian Grand Prix 2012 Fastest Lap – Michael Schumacher As I did last time, I’m going for the optimistic hope that race seven will be won by a seventh different driver this year. Numerology is on [...]

What Australia tells us

The long wait is over! We are back in the season of Formula 1. It’s a massive season this year, 20 races in total, the longest season ever. Jenson Button staked a firm claim to final glory at the opening race of the season today. However it’s far too early to be naming presumptive champions, [...]

Hamilton returns to form in Abu Dhabi

With Sebastian Vettel suffering his first piece of bad luck all season, Lewis Hamilton rose the occasion and seized the opportunity to remind the world of just how fast he can be. The race also underlined the reason for changes at the Yas Island circuit if there’s to be any real racing in years to [...]

Korea confirms Red Bull as Constructors’ Champions

It was inevitable really, after the season we’ve had and the fact that Sebastian Vettel  was crowned so early. By outscoring McLaren today, Red Bull have put the Constructors’ Championship beyond mathematical contention. It’s back-to-back double championships for the team created by a drinks company, taking on titans of this sport like McLaren and Ferrari [...]

Button wins the battle, Vettel wins the war

Alberto Ascari, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jack Brabham, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen, Fernando Alonso and now Sebastian Vettel. Nine men. Nine men who will be remembered throughout the ages. It’s hard enough to win a single Formula 1 World Championship crown, harder still to win more than one and even harder still [...]

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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