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Vettel flawless, but still not crowned

Racing in the dark, under the lights, at Singapore always looks extremely pretty. The cars shine and dazzle the cameras and new crash helmets are brought specifically. If Monaco is the most glamorous race of the year, Singapore is surely the most aesthetic race of the year. Sebastian Vettel led from pole and disappeared into [...]

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 [...]

F1 Blog’s Italian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Italian Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Sebastian Vettel Italian Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Italian Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Sebastian Vettel Other predictions – Mercedes GP to have their best race of the year, I wouldn’t be surprised to see both cars finish ahead of Felipe Massa. Monza, [...]

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, [...]

Jenson Button, the new Regenmeister

A wet race and Jenson Button wins, you’re so shocked aren’t you? Ayrton Senna, Rubens Barrichello and most famously Michael Schumacher have all been dubbed ‘Rain Master’ by the press, Button’s long overdue. It was an exciting race this afternoon, with five drivers looking like they could come through and win during the race depending [...]

The New Sky Deal

As of next year, and potentially until 2018, you will not be able to watch half of Formula 1 races in the United Kingdom without paying for the privilege. This deal was announced yesterday to the shock of fans and many in the paddock. Teams were given no notice of the new deal, first meeting [...]

F1 Blog’s German Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions German Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Sebastian Vettel German Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel German Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Mark Webber Other predictions – Rain at some point in the race Some change this weekend, we revert to the Valencia specification exhaust systems and Karun Chandhok is replacing [...]

Silverstone shows more than one chink in Red Bull’s armour

Red Bull are dominant and some people are calling the season boring – everything always seems to change at Silverstone, doesn’t it? The entire weekend in the paddock was spent politicking over the off throttle blown diffuser restrictions with Renault and then Mercedes both being given certain latitudes due to reliability issues. Eventually some sort [...]

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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