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[22 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,552 views]
Testing Fact File: First Barcelona Test

A round-up of the first of two tests at the Circuit de Catalunya before the season opening round in Melbourne. McLaren’s Sergio Pérez set the pace, fractionally ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, before the final day was hit by rain. Williams had perhaps the most productive week, racking up 367 laps before the wet track hampered everyone’s plans. Meanwhile, Adrian Sutil made his return to Formula One…

Headline, Italian GP, Race Strategy »

[9 Sep 2012 | 5 Comments | 6,326 views]
Italian GP: Tyre and Pit Stop Strategy

Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix in dominant fashion, although Jenson Button’s retirement denied McLaren an even better day. Still, Red Bull saw both cars fail to finish so there was little room for complaint. The nearly universal strategy was to one-stop, starting out on the softer, medium-compound…

Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Reaction »

[25 Mar 2012 | 11 Comments | 2,480 views]
Alonso Wins Chaotic Malaysian GP

In a remarkable Malaysian Grand Prix, it was the out of shape Ferrari and Fernando Alonso that came through to take the victory – but only after holding off the Sauber of Sergio Pérez. After constantly changing weather conditions mixed up the running order, the Mexican should have won as he rapidly hauled in the Ferrari in the closing laps only for a mistake to send him wide and too far back to make a second challenge…

Testing »

[4 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 7,374 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 »

[9 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | 3,135 views]
Sauber C31 Steps Out

Sauber had a solid if quiet 2011, improving on the previous season if not really lighting up the track. The problem was the exhaust blown diffuser, or lack of one to be exact. The diffuser project never really got off the ground and was eventually scrapped but that may leave them in a stronger position for this season now that that particular playing field has been levelled.

Caption This, Headline »

[27 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,617 views]
Caption This… #48

Everyone here at Viva F1 HQ hopes you had a great Christmas and we’ve also got one last Caption This… for 2011. This week it’s a shot of Sergio Pérez taken during Sauber’s training camp earlier in the year. All we need is an amusing caption for our delight and delectation and so it’s over to you – ladies and gentlemen, do your best worst.