Articles in the Race Strategy Category
Headline, Race Strategy, Spanish GP »
Bahrain, Headline, Race 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 »
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 »
Australian GP, Headline, Race 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.
Headline, Korean GP, Race Strategy »
A third consecutive victory for Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel moved him ahead of Fernando Alonso in the World Championships despite the Ferrari driver’s damage-limiting third place. Pole-sitter, Mark Webber was sandwiched between them but once the Australian had lost his position to his team mate through the first series of straights, it was a largely uneventful race.