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.
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 [...]
Carrot’s Predictions Malaysia Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Sebastian Vettel. Malaysia Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel. Malaysia Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Sebastian Vettel. Other predictions – At least one of the Hispanias not to qualify due to the 107% rule. The story of the first two sessions of the weekend [...]
After three practice sessions we can finally start to speak definitely on how the 2011 will go. The majority of the obfuscation that’s inherent to pre-season testing is gone, although there is some sandbagging still going on before qualifying. So, what can we say? Drivers There are countries represented in the main driver lineup this [...]
With the delayed opening of the 2011 season only a few days away it is time for us to make our full season predictions once again. For a group of dedicated and opinionated fans we didn’t do too well last year. Only Mark and Carrot made predictions as Euan was yet to join the team [...]
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 [...]