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Headline, Monaco GP, Race Strategy »

[27 May 2013 | 10 Comments | 13,644 views]
Monaco GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

Mercedes finally made good on their qualifying promise to claim the teams’ maiden win of the season. A flawless drive from pole to chequered flag saw Nico Rosberg take the second win of his career, finishing ahead of Vettel and Webber who took the remaining podium positions.

Headline, Race Strategy, Spanish GP »

[12 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 6,148 views]
Spanish GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

Another strategy driven race, this time it was Ferrari and Fernando Alonso who surprised many with a four-stop race which allowed them to push the tyres to their limits and comfortably hold-off the three-stopping Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen.

Bahrain, Headline, Race Strategy »

[21 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 16,382 views]
Bahrain GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

A fairly straight forward win for Sebastian Vettel saw all the interesting stuff happening behind him – sound familiar? Adopting the favoured strategy of three stops for hard tyres after starting out on the medium compound, it was interesting to note that the next four finishers all deviated from this approach…

Chinese GP, Headline, Race Strategy »

[15 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 19,928 views]
Chinese GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

A masterful victory from Fernando Alonso kept him out of the strategic battles going on behind and, at points in the race, around him. Taking the projected approach to the race of a three-stopper after starting on the soft tyre compound, the Ferrari driver took control of the race after coming out ahead of pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton in the first round of pit stops.

Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Strategy »

[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 4,107 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.

Australian GP, Headline, Race Strategy »

[17 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 5,652 views]
Australian GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

The first race of the season and Pirelli’s latest development of its tyre compounds held up better than some forecast, delivering the mix of two and three-stop strategies that the Italian manufacturer promised. Kimi Raikkonen’s victory owed much to the preservation power of the Lotus as his nearest rivals couldn’t compete with his two-stop run to the chequered flag.