Posted on June 1, 2012

It’s been an extraordinary season of F1 racing, with six different winners in six races. There’s every chance that we could get a seventh in Montreal, as Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren, Michael Schumacher’s Mercedes and the Lotus cars should all be competitive there. But who will be the first driver to win a second race this season? Give us your guess in the comments section below. When a driver achieves a second win, we will go back and pick one of the correct answers at random and award a nice F1 prize. I’ve done an in depth audio interview with Lotus More…

Posted on April 11, 2011

There has been an interesting response from fans to the racing we saw yesterday in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Jenson Button, who finished second having started fourth, described the race as “confusing” with 55 pit stops to take in plus countless overtakes to try to evaluate. I said yesterday that it’s a bit like going into a sweet shop and eating half the stock, when you’ve only been used to getting a packet of Polos at best. Many fans consider this to be artificial racing, F1 on steroids in other words and didn’t find it entertaining. Sometimes you can have More…

Posted on March 14, 2010

Fernando Alonso won the first Grand Prix of the season at Bahrain today, leading a Ferrari one two ahead of Felipe Massa with Lewis Hamilton third for McLaren. Pole sitter Sebastian Vettel led for most of the race, but ended up fourth after an exhaust problem on his Red Bull. After the race Alonso said that the races this year are likely to be dull because the result will always be decided by qualifying and the first lap. And as the front runners are always likely to choose the soft tyre for qualifying and then make an early stop to More…

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