Carrot’s Predictions Monaco Grand Prix 2012 Winner – Kimi Raikkonen Monaco Grand Prix 2012 Pole Position – Lewis Hamilton Monaco Grand Prix 2012 Fastest Lap – Lewis Hamilton The McLaren should still be the class of the field, hence why I’m picking Hamilton for pole and fastest lap. However, the idealist in me is hoping [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
“Button’s a fool to move McLaren” “McLaren belongs to Hamilton” “Hamilton is just plain faster…” Oops, apparently Jenson hasn’t got the memo that he’s supposed to play second fiddle and rear gunner to Hamilton at McLaren. Recovering from the first corner, an incident that left Alonso behind even the medical car, Jenson proceeded to go [...]
With less than a week until first practise in Bahrain, we come to the end of one of the most eventful off season periods that anyone can remember. 12 months ago it was a shock that Honda had pulled out of F1, now we’re down to two major car manufacturers actually participating in the championship. [...]« go back