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2012 News Round-up

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.

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 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 [...]

A Little Bit Of… Everything!

- Director of Volkswagen Motorsport, Wolfgang Dürheimer, has confirmed interest to join Formula 1 in the near future. In a recent interview, Dürheimer told journalists “I could in 2018, when the group is in the auto industry up front, imagine a Formula 1 involvement. We have enough good brands that could do that.” It’s thought [...]

Tuesday’s F1 News – The Up’s…And The Down’s

After a positive German Grand Prix for McLaren, Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has made bold claims that he believes that both McLaren and Ferrari are fully capable of catching the run-away Red Bull’s of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. As a result of these claims, Whitmarsh added “Hopefully we can make this another fantastic championship [...]

Everyone pounces when Vettel stumbles

Well that was a refreshing change from what we’ve had all season, wasn’t it? Three drivers from three teams all in the hunt throughout the race. Importantly from the point of view of championship excitement, Sebastian Vettel wasn’t one of them. Making the most of the car and his ability to overtake anywhere Lewis Hamilton [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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