Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hulkenberg Confirmed at Sauber

As has been expected Sauber this morning confirmed that Nico Hulkenberg will join the team for 2013. Currently racing for Force India, Hulkenberg has been seen as something of a future star for many years, and enjoyed a relatively successful … Continue reading

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Looking for the Future Generation

The Abu Dhabi young driver test gives us a chance to see some of the young talent of the moment in action. Bear in mind that Ferrari, Mercedes and Force India ran their allotted test at Magny Cours earlier in … Continue reading

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Moving on from India

The circus has a busy week ahead with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix just next weekend. The weekend did not bring us the much-expected announcement that Nico Hulkenberg is switching from Force India to Sauber for 2013, but Monday morning … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Indian GP

If you’re waiting for the highlights show, look away. The Indian Grand Prix was by no means a classic, that’s for sure, and doubtless the chat rooms will be awash with complaints about it being a ‘crap’ race. Except, that … Continue reading

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Charging Bulls in India

It’s another pole position for Sebastian Vettel with team-mate Mark Webber joining him on the front row. To be honest, it never looked like anything else, even when Vettel made a mess of his first flying lap. Lewis Hamilton pipped … Continue reading

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Youngsters Make their Mark in India

Sergio Perez has a cold, so Sauber slipped Esteban Gutierrez, their nominated third driver, into the car for the first practice session in India. There is, as yet, no suggestion that Perez will miss the race, but Guiterrez’s pace in … Continue reading

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F1 – An Event of National Importance? I Don’t Think So!

So F1 heads to India this weekend. Many people will naturally ask: why? To be fair the circuit is a pretty good one by current standards, and the locals are a colourful and friendly bunch, but to the general public … Continue reading

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