Posted on August 13, 2013

The influential Italian sports paper Gazzetta dello Sport has today published its rankings of the F1 drivers for the season so far. The Italian media is very fond of what they call “pagelle”, which are marks out of 10 after every event. It’s a well established part of Italian sports media coverage and has been copied here and there in the UK media and elsewhere. But in Italy it carries a bit more weight. So it is worth reporting and considering to see whether readers here on JA on F1 agree with their marks. It’s also interesting to compare with More…

Posted on August 17, 2012

This week we have been reviewing the performances of the first half of the season by the drivers, following a rating by influential Italian sports paper Gazzetta dello Sport. To read their ratings click Here We’ve had an interesting debate on the ratings, with over 300 comments left, many with fans posting their own version of the “pagelle”, or marks out of ten. Gazzetta gave Alonso a perfect 10, which leaves no room for improvement. Though he is having his best season in F1 to date, leading the championship with three wins without having the fastest car and has convinced More…

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