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F1 2019 mid-season report part II – the top teams

12 races into a Formula 1 season that has morphed into a true slow-burner, and against pre-season expectations it is Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes who both seem nailed on for their sixth drivers’ and constructors’ championships respectively. Ferrari’s challenge never materialised despite early promise, while Max Verstappen and Red Bull-Honda are emerging as legitimate threats to snatch the championship from Hamilton. Elsewhere, new stars have come into the fore, rookies have massively impressed, and some team-mate battles have become totally one-sided. Which drivers can go into the summer break on a high, and who has some serious work to do in the second half of 2019?

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F1 2018 Driver Reviews – Part II

Daimler/Mercedes AMG F1

Once again, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are those on top of the world. It has been clear that team and driver were the differentiators this year, as reliability favoured championship rivals Ferrari and the cars both had convincing attributes over one another. A mixture of appalling reliability, driver mismanagement and mistakes ruled Red Bull out of the key silverware very …

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Why Vettel can do the job with Ferrari despite 2018 failure

Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A

2018 has not been the strongest of years for four-time champion Sebastian Vettel. He has had to look on as rival Lewis Hamilton reached five Formula 1 world championships before him. The scripted for the season – which put the two four-time champions at their absolute peaks in cars near-equal to fiercely battle it out across the season – did …

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The victorious and tragic rise to the top for Ferrari’s newest star

Ever since 2015, the question has been raised – what Ferrari’s answer to Red Bull’s rapid ascension of Max Verstappen in Formula 1 is. Verstappen leaped from Toro Rosso to one of the coveted seats within motorsports within a year and a bit. Ferrari’s answer? Verstappen’s great karting rival, and possibly the most exciting raw talent for the Scuderia since …

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Formula 1’s engine penalty problem

McLaren Media Centre

Wet qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix was somehow a dramatic, exciting farce. Lewis Hamilton took the outright record for most pole positions of all time. This, regardless of any given person’s opinion of the driver in or out of the car, should be celebrated. Yet, Formula 1’s engine penalty problem was the talking point in the run-up to the …

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How will the second half of the 2017 Formula 1 season pan out?

Daimler/Mercedes AMG F1

Nine races remain in what has been a scintillating 2017 Formula 1 season. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel leads the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas by 14 and 33 points respectively. It is by far the tightest season in F1 since the turbocharged engines returned to the sport. Controversial collisions, team orders and the extreme speeds boasted by this …

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2015 Malaysian GP Post-Race Stats

Ferrari S.p.A

What a race that was! A bit of a shame that Will Stevens couldn’t take part in qualifying or start the race, but Roberto Merhi’s Manor finished the race! Oh and some German bloke named Vettel won?

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The 2012 Qualifying Championship

First of all, sorry for the site downtime, was something out of my control but it doesn't matter now as WE'RE BACK! And with a new post! I had this thought a while ago and completely forgot about it until just now, what would the 2012 F1 season have been like if every single driver had finished every race exactly where they started? The answer, boring! But I went and found out anyway, with some quite interesting results.

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