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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.

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 [...]

Carrot’s Team By Team Season Review: Part 2 – The Midfield

Part two concerns the midfield of Formula 1, those teams hoping for a good day to luck into a podium and those desperately hoping not to slip to the back of the field. In 2010 the midfield consisted of four distinct teams that ran between the three new teams at the back of the field [...]

Heidfeld replaces de la Rosa at Sauber

Sauber have replaced driver Pedro de la Rosa with the former BMW Sauber driver and Mercedes test driver Nick Heidfeld. This comes after a raft of speculation that came out after the Italian Grand Prix. 39 year-old de la Rosa has been replaced after only scoring 6 points in 14 races this season, compared to [...]

Hamilton Survives Spa

With three out of the five championship contenders failing to score at this race, Lewis Hamilton came back after mechanical failure in Hungary to take victory and the lead of the championship in Belgium. A battle of attrition emerged at Spa with a mixture of changeable conditions and race incidents claiming the races of Jenson [...]

F1 Blog’s Hungarian Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Hungarian Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Mark Webber. The Aussie is slightly faster on the prime tyre than his team mate and we all saw his pace in Monaco which is the nearest in track profile to the Hungaroring. However if the weather turns to rain, as is forecast, you’ve got to keep [...]

Pointless Controversy Overshadows Germany

I’ll avoid the obvious controversy until a bit later and just comment on the result as it stands for the first part of this post. Ferrari came back to form in Germany, recording a 1-2 finish and easily outclassing the Red Bulls and taking home a maximum haul of points. Both the red cars looked [...]

CRIKEY! Number two drivers reign supreme

A podium of number two drivers, if in car number as in Hamilton’s case, or in speculated team status as with Webber and Rosberg. The 2010 British Grand Prix proved eventful and, with a great deal of off-track politics, was certainly newsworthy. After taking Vettel in the first hundred metres, Webber led to the flag [...]

F1 Blog’s Turkish Predictions

Carrot’s Predictions Turkish Grand Prix 2010 Winner – Sebastian Vettel. It’s going to go one of two ways, Red Bull dominance or McLaren strategic. With Webber having more problems in practise, and Vettel wanting to avenge his loss last year from one error I’ve got to favour the young German in the battle of Red [...]

  • 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