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Spanish Grand Prix: Race Notes

May 13, 2013


Pick the bones out of that one! I realise that this probably doesn’t translate to those of you who don’t have English as a first language, but there was a crazy amount of stuff going on in the Spanish Grand Prix which could keep me busy for a very long time… There’s inconsistencies in pace, […]

Malaysian Grand Prix: Race Notes

March 25, 2013


The game was up when Lewis Hamilton pulled into the pits for this third stop.  Maybe it was a tactical undercut, but the only way Mercedes were going to win was by doing three stops to Red Bull’s four – and this made it clear that they weren’t. Over the practice days, I had become […]

Australian Grand Prix: Race Notes

March 18, 2013


I must admit to a feeling of quiet satisfaction whilst watching the Australian Grand Prix. From the Friday practice data, Ferrari and Lotus looked to be at least as fast as the Red Bull over a race stint, and the Lotus looked good on its tyres.  So I was looking to see what the Ferraris […]

Japanese Grand Prix: First Impressions

October 9, 2011


First things first. If you didn’t enjoy the Japanese Grand Prix then you’re probably reading the wrong website. It was a really enjoyable race and was a result which depended on thinking how best to use the tyres as well as pure pace. Maybe a Button-Alonso-Vettel podium should not come as a surprise. There is […]

Singapore Grand Prix: First Impressions

October 1, 2011


So here is the Race History Chart from the Singapore Grand Prix. A stunning performance from Sebastian Vettel and an impressive drive from Jenson Button in second place. The Ferraris were clearly struggling and Lewis Hamilton failed to take advantage with another self-compromised race. Mercedes were comfortably the fourth fastest car, but were beaten by […]