Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hamilton’s Contract

It seems to be the fashonable thing these days for F1 journalists to weigh in on Hamilton and his contract with Mclaren which is ending at the end of the year.  First of all, a disclaimer.  I do not investigate … Continue reading

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Massa Revival?

One of the bigger highlights from the Monaco GP yesterday was the performance of Felipe Massa who, for the first time, scored a decent haul of ten points.  To me, however, the most notable part was that Massa was seemingly … Continue reading

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F1 Standings in Line Form

I think motorsport result pages suck something awful.  While I am trying to fix that through my site http://www.eventsfordrivers.com (yes that was shameless self promotion), updates for that site will not be out for some time.  While I could rant about … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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Monaco GP

Well that was a slightly underwhelming Monaco GP.  The fact of the matter, though, is that Monaco will always be a processional.  There are no straights of any real length meaning that the DRS and KERS are pretty much ineffective. … Continue reading

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Schumacher is a bit of a baby

Michael Schumacher lashed out after the Spanish GP and again last week about the heavily degrading Pirelli tires likening them to “eggshells” and setting off a very interesting debate among fans and in the media about the relative value of … Continue reading

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Monaco Post Qualifying

So qualifying is now over.  Thankfully, I did not make any predictions because I never would have guessed the final order.  The starting grid is as follows: Mark WebberNico RosbergLewis HamiltonRomain GrosjeanFernando AlonsoMichael SchumacherFelipe MassaKimi RaikkonenSebastian VettelNico HulkenbergKamui KobayashiJenson ButtonBruno … Continue reading

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Monaco FP1 and 2

As most F1 fans know, FP1 and 2 are really pretty useless to determining a pecking order for qualifying and the race without some more in depth analysis.  Unfortunately, I do not have the time or the resources for this … Continue reading

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Thoughts Pre Monaco

Nothing much has happened this week in the world of F1.  It is in these sorts of weeks, though, where the news gets a little stale and gives us, as fans, a great opportunity to take a look at typical … Continue reading

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Sauber and James Key

In yesterday’s post I talked about F1 teams and culture and how it can impact performance irrespective of car performance.  One team I have really admired over the past couple of years has been Sauber.  Unfortunately, though, they have done … Continue reading

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