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Australian Grand Prix – Charts

March 18, 2014

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One of the comments asked for the traces on a race history chart. So here it is, straight from the McLaren pit wall… Lap 51 of the coverage. Maybe I’m doing something right after all… My charts are below. I’m not going to make much commentary on these charts – but you can always ask… […]

Brazil in Depth: How Button could have challenged Vettel

December 1, 2011

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Even with his gearbox issue, Vettel was never really challenged for his second place in the Brazillian Grand Prix. And Jenson Button was the only person to do two stints on the harder tyre. At first glance, you might imagine the McLaren driver might have been better off doing a three stop race, with three […]

Brazillian Grand Prix: Story from the Data

November 29, 2011

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Whilst not a thrilling race, the laptime data from the Brazillian Grand Prix tells a number of stories which are not immediately obvious, nor reported widely. The most interesting of these is that post-race analysis reveals that an unused strategy choice could have gained points for a number of the midfield runners. It just goes […]

India in Depth: Seeing the low degradation

November 6, 2011

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In trying to get a better impression of the low degradation in the Indian Grand Prix, I have made myself a new toy using the fuel effect component of the intelligentF1 model – the fuel corrected race history chart. I have done these charts for India, where the degradation was low, and for Japan where […]

Korea Interactive Race History Chart

October 20, 2011

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I have an interactive race history chart (currently in excel) but likely to move to a better format soon. I don’t want to make this available on the web as it has Macros and stuff in it. If you are interested in having a play with it, then fill in the form below and I […]

Korea in Depth: How Petrov and Rosberg saved Alonso’s race

October 18, 2011

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The abiding memory of the Korean Grand Prix is of a McLaren and a Red Bull side-by-side for the best part of a whole lap. Second probably comes the assault of Renault on Mercedes to bring out the safety car. The strange thing about this second incident is that in the background we see a […]

Korean Grand Prix: Story From the Data

October 16, 2011

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The Korean Grand Prix was a curious race from the point of view of the data. The pace of many drivers lacked consistency, especially in the first stint as the teams realised that the tyres were going to be fine after all and the track began to pick up grip. In fact, for intelligentF1 it […]