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Headline, Korean GP, Qualifying »

[13 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | 3,557 views]
Stats from Yeongam Qualifying

Red Bull recorded their second front-row lock-out in a row but this time it was Mark Webber’s turn to take the pole slot. The Australian’s time of 1 minute 37.242 was enough to edge out team mate Sebastian Vettel. Championship leader, Fernando Alonso lines up fourth, separated from the Red Bulls by Lewis Hamilton…

German GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[21 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | 4,059 views]
Stats from Hockenheim Qualifying

Changeable weather conditions always seem to produce exciting qualifying sessions and Hockenheim qualifying was to prove no exception. Oddly, a different tyre type was needed in each session with mediums in Q1, intermediates in Q2 and full wets in Q3 as the track became progressively wetter. Once again it was Jean-Eric Vergne who fell foul of the first cut-off, failing to progress beyond the first session for the sixth time this season, just five hundredth’s of a second behind Michael Schumacher in 17th…

British GP, Headline, Race Strategy »

[8 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | 3,848 views]
British GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

After all the rain for the first two days, Silverstone produced a dry race against most expectations. It probably meant a few too many wet set-ups but it did throw up one novelty – the ten Q3 runners having a free choice of starting tyre. It’s a situation that some believe should always happen. As it was, with all twenty-four drivers armed with a plenty of unused slick tyres it meant a bit more variety in tyre strategy than may have otherwise occurred, although two-stopping was pretty much standard practice…

Headline, Monaco GP, Qualifying »

[26 May 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,096 views]
Stats from Monaco Qualifying

Michael Schumacher on pole! Well it only lasted for a moment before the reality of the five-place grid penalty from the Spanish Grand Prix kicked in but still, even the most hardened Schumacher hater must have had a smile (if only because of the penalty!) Once again, Monaco served up a thrilling qualifying session…

Bahrain, Headline, Qualifying »

[21 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,214 views]
Vettel Clinches Bahrain Pole

After three winners from three teams in the first three races, it was Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel’s turn to step into the limelight in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Don’t say that 2012 is predictable. A time of 1 minute 32.422s saw him edge out McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton by a tenth of a second with Mark webber a further tenth back in third. In fact, spookily the first seven were all neatly stacked up with 0.1 second gaps.

Car Launch, Headline »

[6 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 4,181 views]
Red Bull, the RB8 and the Nose Duct

Has Adrian Newey done it again? The World Champions revealed the RB8 today and it goes into the season the favourite to repeat its success. Fans may be disappointed that it is not bucking the trend for crooked noses but the RB8 does sport a little trick on its bump. However, will it be enough to offset having to compromise the front design?