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Business as usual in Valencia

Pole, fastest lap and the race win for Sebastian Vettel. It’s all coming together for him and Red Bull this season. The FIA’s new engine regulations disallowing separate engine maps for qualifying and the race have actually seemed to help Red Bull with the team able to lock out the front row in Valencia from [...]

F1 Blog’s European Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions European Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Jenson Button European Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel European Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Jenson Button Other predictions – At least one safety car I’m going for another Jenson Button win, he’d have won in Monaco if not for the red flag that [...]

In the rain, always bet on Button

Six trips through the pit lane, including one driver through penalty, contact with his team mate and Fernando Alonso, at the very back of the field at a restart and Jenson Button was still able to come through to win the longest ever Formula 1 race. The official time of the race was just under [...]

F1 Blog’s Canadian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Canadian Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Lewis Hamilton Canadian Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Canadian Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Mark Webber Other predictions – At least one safety car period Canada, the race Pirelli were told to copy their degradation patterns from, and they’ve brought the softest tyres [...]

Gambling pays off for Red Bull

Red Bull gambled in Monaco, going against the current season mantra that more stops are better, to take the win with a risky strategy to allow Sebastian Vettel to record his first Monaco win in what is surely looking like his second championship winning year. The strategy was not however a result of genius, a [...]

Strategy is back in F1

While not as easy as he’d like, losing pole to Mark Webber, losing the first corner lead to Fernando Alonso and being hounded to the finish by Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel still managed to score the win in Spain today. This makes Vettel’s fourth victory in five races, meaning he’s only dropped seven points from [...]

F1 Blog’s Spanish Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Spanish Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Sebastian Vettel Spanish Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Spanish Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Sebastian Vettel Other predictions – The Hispanias not to make the 107% I’d love to give Mark Webber the nod this week to return to winning ways at the [...]

Red Bull get back in their stride

Sebastian Vettel wiped out his car with a crash in FP1 and there were KERS issues for Red Bull on Saturday morning, still come Sunday afternoon nothing could match Red Bull and Vettel as they returned to their winning ways in Turkey. The race proved that the amount of overtaking in China wasn’t a one [...]

F1 Blog’s Turkish Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Turkish Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Mark Webber Turkish Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel Turkish Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Lewis Hamilton Other predictions – Felipe Massa to finish higher than Fernando Alonso at the race he’s won on three previous occasions With Vettel having had a heavy crash [...]

McLaren answer Red Bull’s pace in China

You are going to have to go back a long way to find a race more exciting than the 2011 Chinese Grand Prix. The most recent one I personally can think of is Brazil 2008 and that had the additional tension of a championship decider and being a rain affected race. China 2011 had no [...]

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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