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British GP, Headline, Race Reaction »

[11 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | 1,183 views]
Alonso Wins British Thriller

Ferrari returned to form in spectacular fashion at the British Grand Prix with Fernando Alonso sealing a well deserved victory ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, who oh-so-nearly took each other out on the penultimate lap until team orders got in the way…

British GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[10 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,432 views]
Webber Steals Red Bull Pole

With three British drivers on the grid for the British Grand Prix could any of them take pole position ahead of the race? Sadly for the British fans it was not to be but it’s all change at the front as Red Bull’s Mark Webber took the honours ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Ferrari who lock out the second row of the grid seem to have made a step forward but whether that’s because of a genuine increase in pace or an advantage from the hastily amended exhaust blown diffuser ruling …

British GP, Grand Prix View »

[6 Jul 2011 | 10 Comments | 956 views]
The Grand Prix File: Britain

Britain has a proud history in Formula One. The country has produced ten world champions and over 200 race wins, and the majority of competing teams have been born right here in Blighty. Originally an RAF airfield during war time, Silverstone is officially the home grand prix for three of the current teams, although another five are based in the country…

British GP, Grand Prix View, Race Preview »

[5 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 2,157 views]
Track Notes – Silverstone

Silverstone is the original Formula One circuit, the place where the world championship began in 1950, and one of the fastest circuits on the calendar. However, whilst most of the other high-speed circuits rely on long straights, Silverstone is about a challenging flow of sweeping turns…

Headline, History, Turkish GP »

[4 May 2011 | 12 Comments | 4,782 views]
Eight Turn Eights

Istanbul’s Turn Eight: Brilliant corner, rubbish name. With that in mind, I went in search of some more of Formula One’s turn eights. Some are unexciting affairs, some are mere parts of larger complexes and some are similarly lumbered with the unimaginative moniker of Turn 8. However, there are some absolute gems and, in no particular order, I present my eight favourite turn 8s…

British GP, Weekend in Pictures »

[11 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 691 views]

Pictures from the 2010 British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit. It was a race of mixed fortunes for Red Bull. As Mark Webber won from second, despite having an older front wing, his team mate Vettel had a disastrous start, losing the lead and suffering a puncture on the first lap. Lewis Hamilton put in another strong performance to finish second ahead of Mercedes’ of Nico Rosberg to retain the championship lead. Once again Ferrari were left angry when Alonso’s drive through penalty was compounded by the safety car …