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Now the Real Silly Season Begins

Sebastian Vettel closed the V8-era with nine consecutive wins, an all time record: a record that, for odd reasons, has been met with some indifference. Four titles on the trot, total domination of the field, an absolutely imperious second half … Continue reading

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Who Goes Where with Webber off to Porsche?

With practice well under way at the Nurburgring, and no sign yet of exploding tyres or drivers throwing in the towel, I’ve opted to reflect on another news item that I missed during the recent absence: Mark Webber’s retirement from … Continue reading

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Tyre Saga Spawns Strike Threat

After a long absence – due mainly to the pressures of work, moving house and going to the pub – I feel it is time to return, as things are getting a little hot under the collar in the F1 … Continue reading

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Sutil In, Razia Out, It’s Musical Chairs in F1!

The third test at Barcelona – the last chance to test before shipping the cars to Australia – is under way, and the talk is of two teams: Force India, where Adrian Sutil has been confirmed as team mate to … Continue reading

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Final Day’s Testing at Jerez

Testing comes to a close today at Jerez where Felipe Massa, and the Ferrari F138, set the fastest time of the week so far to top the times yesterday. He has been replaced today by Pedro de la Rosa, but … Continue reading

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The Lotus Position

Romain Grosjean and the Lotus E21 set the fastest time of the Jerez test so far on the second day, a lap of 1:18.218 on the softer of the Pirelli tyres. The Frenchman declared the car to be an ‘all-round … Continue reading

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Welcome Back – What to Look Out for in 2013

A Happy New Year to all my readers, and here’s to a great season of F1 in 2013! What have we to look forward to? There are plenty of changes, with the following already confirmed: Lewis Hamilton moves to Mercedes … Continue reading

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