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Silly season over?

You’d think it would be after the avalanche of recent announcements. But this was just the initial phase. Still lots of seats up for grabs, but what has this week done to the market? First off, Michael Schumacher is going into retirement again. To be honest although I thought it was time, I wasn’t actually [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

F1 Blog’s Season Predictions

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 [...]

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 [...]

2011 Team line-ups start to shape up

The FIA have published the F1 entry list for the 2011 season. Red Bull, McLaren, Ferrari, Mercedes, and Lotus will have an unchanged driver line-up for next season. Sauber have confirmed that new driver Sergio Perez will race alongside Kamui Kobayashi. Since the announcement Williams have added Pastor Maldonado as their second driver with Rubens [...]

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 [...]

Red Bull force the Drivers’ Crown to the wire

1 race, 4 contenders, 24 points. That’s all that’s left in the battle for the 2010 Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship after Red Bull put in a dominant performance in Brazil to force the fight to continue to the final race of the year. Red Bull were supreme at this track, capitalising on the pack [...]

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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