Tag Archive for Formula 1

Let’s Go Racing!

Finally – after a very long four months Formula 1 racing is back! And just to keep things interesting the Australian weather created a two-parter for Qualifying with Quali 2 & 3 being postponed until Sunday morning. Sebastian Vettel managed to put in the fastest lap and put “Hungry Heidi” on the pole for this season’s first race. Unfortunately for… Read more →

Formula 1 Driver Standings

Current top ten contenders for the World Championship: Pos Driver Team Pts 1 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 93 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 59 3 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 58 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 46 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 41 6 Felipe Massa Ferrari 24 7 Vitaly Petrov Renault 21 8 Nick Heidfeld Renault 21 9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 20 10 Kamui Kobayashi… Read more →

Not Bad for a Number 2 Driver

If not for the unfortunate radio transmission by Red Bull’s Mark Webber, the incident of “front-wing gate” may never have received as much press as it had. The situation unfolded mere minutes before qualifying was set to begin at Silverstone when the new front wing was taken off Webber’s car and given to Sebastian Vettel. Although Vettel managed to capture… Read more →

Ferrari Unveils the F150

Once again, Ferrari are the first team to unveil their new challenger for the 2011 Formula 1 season. The driver lineup remains the same this season with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. Among the changes in regulations this year is the re-introduction of KERS. The kinetic energy recovery system was first introduced in 2009 but not without problems. Teams agreed… Read more →

The Countdown Begins…

Only six weeks remain until the 2011 Formula 1 season begins. As with the start of every season, there are new rules and regulations, drivers and tracks to become informed about. New Rules: After 13 years of supplying tires for Formula 1, Bridgestone has stepped down and will be replaced by Pirelli. The tire allocation for dry weather tires has… Read more →