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Bahrain, Headline, Race Strategy »

[21 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 16,018 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…

Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Strategy »

[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 3,994 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.

Headline, Korean GP, Race Strategy »

[14 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 3,206 views]
Korean GP: Tyre and Pit Stop 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.

Headline, Japanese GP, Race Strategy »

[7 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 3,146 views]
Japanese GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

A dominant performance saw Sebastian Vettel lead from lights to chequered flag as he closed within touching distance of Fernando Alonso in the Championship. The Ferrari driver crashed out at the start but team mate Felipe Massa had a better day after an opportunistic start propelled him on his way to a second-place finish…

Headline, Japanese GP, Qualifying »

[6 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 4,264 views]
Stats from Suzuka Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel romped to pole position and then endured a long wait to see if he would get to keep it. A time of 1 minute 30.839 early in the final qualifying session was good enough to clinch the front spot. Kimi Raikkonen subsequently spun out, and the resultant yellow flags hindered anyone else’s chances of improving their times…

Headline, Race Strategy, Singapore GP »

[23 Sep 2012 | One Comment | 3,343 views]
Singapore GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

After race leader, Lewis Hamilton retired, Sebastian Vettel strolled away to comfortably win the Singapore Grand Prix for the second year running. That just left us wondering whether the Red Bull driver might have been able to have challenged his McLaren rival anyway. Vettel thought he could but there was little to go on to argue either way.