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Australian GP, Headline, Race Reaction »

[17 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | 3,668 views]
After The Dust Has Settled Down Under

In the end, the Australian Grand Prix didn’t turn into the Red Bull dominated affair that many feared after being the runaway stars of Sunday’s delayed qualifying shoot-out. Kimi Raikkonen and Lotus F1 took firm control of the race while Ferrari possibly should have had both drivers ahead of Sebastian Vettel rather than just Fernando Alonso. But what does this mean for the season ahead?

Headline, Personal musings »

[28 Feb 2013 | 5 Comments | 6,834 views]
And Then There Were 22 (Or Were There?)

Force India’s confirmation that there second seat has been filled by Adrian Sutil in preference to Jules Bianchi finalises the make up of the grid that will form up in Melbourne in 17 days time. Or does it? Rumours about the future of Luiz Razia’s drive at Marussia continue to circulate as he once again sat out testing…

Headline, Personal musings »

[22 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 8,273 views]
Doom and Gloom in the World of F1

While Formula One gets down to the serious business of testing its latest batch of finely tuned chargers, behind the scenes things would appear to be not so rosy. Global viewing figures are down, the last few months have been dominated by headlines bemoaning an influx of “pay drivers” and HRT finally put its hands up in surrender and was carted off by a scrap dealer. Yet is the sport really in such dire straights?

Bahrain »

[21 Apr 2012 | 8 Comments | 3,199 views]

Once upon a time, here at Viva F1, we had a regular Spot The Difference game. Now we have a new game – Spot The Force India. All you have to do is say where you think the Sahara Force India car is…

Testing »

[4 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 7,380 views]
F1 Testing: Day 3 Analysis

Sergio Pérez topped the timesheets on the penultimate day of testing in Barcelona that was interrupted by rain towards the end of the session. The Sauber driver set a lap time of 1 minute 22.094 on Pirelli’s soft tyre compound – three tenths slower than the time that put him quickest on Day 3 of last year’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Car Launch »

[4 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 2,234 views]
Force India’s VJM05 For Fifth?

From a publicity point of view, I’m not sure if it’s brave or mad to launch a new car the same day as Ferrari but that’s precisely what Sahara Force India did. However, fortune was on their side and while Ferrari found themselves snowed in and having to scale back their big day, Force India became the first team to hit the track for a shakedown ahead of the first test. But will their luck continue in 2012 to see them maintain their steady climb up the standings?