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Carrot’s Predictions Chinese Grand Prix 2011 Winner – Sebastian Vettel. Chinese Grand Prix 2011 Pole Position – Sebastian Vettel. Chinese Grand Prix 2011 Fastest Lap – Sebastian Vettel. Other predictions – Lewis Hamilton to out-qualify Jenson Button but finish behind him on Sunday due to being harder on his tyres. If anything the Red Bulls [...]

Vettel marches on

Even with a broken KERS unit, Sebastian Vettel again won from pole in the second race of the season to extend his lead at the top of the standings. The forecast rain never really materialised in Malaysia and the reigning World Champion effortlessly moved his title ambitions forward. Vettel led all but two laps of [...]

Has anyone told Red Bull and Vettel that 2011 is a new season?

Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix in commanding fashion, never under threat at any point after the first 200 yards. It’s like end of the 2010 season all over again. The story of the weekend is the continued dominance of Red Bull and Vettel, with ominous signs for the rest of the field should [...]

The 2011 Grid

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 [...]

Carrot’s Team By Team Season Review: Part 3 – The Frontrunners

Of the twelve teams that began the 2010 Formula 1 season, only five made the podium. These five teams were the ones setting the pace, the ones considered threats to whoever was favourite for the win in a particular race weekend, these are the frontrunners of 2010. 5. Renault – 163 pts At the end [...]

January/February News Round-up

Scottish driver Paul Di Riesta has signed up to become Force India’s second driver for the he 2011 season, becoming the third British driver in F1 next season. Di Riesta spent last season as Force India’s Reserve Driver, and now replaces the Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi. Liuzzi did have another year on his contract, and it was [...]

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 [...]

More Teams announce 2011 drivers

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 [...]

Carrot’s Team By Team Season Review: Part 1 – The New Teams

It’s now been just over three weeks since one of the closest Formula 1 season that I can remember. Everyone gotten used to the fact that Sebastian Vettel is now the World Champion? Following Euan’s excellent season review, it’s time for mine. I’ve broken mine into three distinct categories, the new entrants, the mid-field and [...]

Vettel conquers the world in Abu Dhabi

He only led the 2010 standings at one point this season, but it was at the most important time, the end. Sebastian Vettel is the 2010 Formula 1 World Champion and the youngest in the history of the sport. In one of the most exciting and closest seasons in memory, the young German managed to [...]

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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