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Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Strategy »

[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 5,702 views]
Malaysian GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

A controversial race in Malaysia saw the drivers start out on the intermediate compound. However, once the track started to dry out and the teams switched to slicks after a few laps, it produced a wide range of strategies with a further three stops the preferred route to the chequered flag.

Malaysian GP, Race Strategy, Statistics »

[2 Apr 2012 | 7 Comments | 5,826 views]
Malaysian GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

I guess I’m the type of person who enjoys trying to make statistics more visual, so Pirelli’s tyre and pit stop strategy stats were the perfect thing to keep me entertained for a while. My aim was to create a graphic that reflects Pirelli’s tyrewall colours so you can instantly tell when tyres were changed, which compound were used, the number of pitstops made and any stewards’ penalties.

Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Reaction »

[25 Mar 2012 | 11 Comments | 2,482 views]
Alonso Wins Chaotic Malaysian GP

In a remarkable Malaysian Grand Prix, it was the out of shape Ferrari and Fernando Alonso that came through to take the victory – but only after holding off the Sauber of Sergio Pérez. After constantly changing weather conditions mixed up the running order, the Mexican should have won as he rapidly hauled in the Ferrari in the closing laps only for a mistake to send him wide and too far back to make a second challenge…

Headline, Malaysian GP, Qualifying »

[24 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,531 views]
Hamilton Secures Sepang Pole

Lewis Hamilton led McLaren’s second front-row lock-out as the Woking outfit continue to dominate qualifying. Can he reverse the fortunes of last weekend and convert that into victory? In a closely fought session, less than half a second separated the top five, impressive on a circuit with a lap time of over one and half minutes. ..

Free Practice Report, Headline, Malaysian GP »

[23 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,270 views]
McLaren Sets the Pace in Malaysia

McLaren continued from where they left off in Australia as Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets in both of the day’s practice sessions. Team mate Jenson Button was not far away although his day was plagued by mechanical issues. However, with the rest of the weekend forecast to be wet, today’s dry laps may have limited use…

F1 Quiz, Malaysian GP »

[23 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,089 views]
The F1 Quiz – Malaysia

I have a soft spot for the Malaysian Grand Prix – the long straights and sweeping bends have produced some great races and drama since it joined the calendar back in 1999 and that’s when it manages to remain dry. Here’s ten questions for you on past Malaysian Grand Prix … how much do you remember about them?