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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 [...]

F1 Blog’s Abu Dhabi Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Jenson Button Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Jenson Button The tale of Friday Free Practice is hard to read from the times as Pirelli brought test tyres for next year which mixes up [...]

So… India

I thought I’d deliberately leave my reaction to the Indian Grand Prix a couple of weeks to fully digest what happened and to gauge the reaction to the race. Both championships are decided so I won’t talk about the on track action or the points standings, instead I’ll go into the race as an event [...]

F1 Blog’s Indian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Indian Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Lewis Hamilton Indian Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Indian Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Jenson Button Both championships are now decided, we’ve got pure unadulterated racing ahead. I’m picking Lewis Hamilton for the win, his three place grid penalty will keep him from [...]

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 [...]

F1 Blog’s Korean Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Korean Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Jenson Button Korean Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Jenson Button Korean Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Jenson Button Other predictions –Red Bull not to wrap up the Constructors’ Championship this weekend Although Friday was wet, it was clear that McLaren are really on form this [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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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