Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hamilton, Raikkonen, Grosjean – Hungary Race Report

A tight, twisty, technical track took what was otherwise shaping up to be a thrilling race.  As it was, there was plenty of tension and movement up and down the field.  See the full race results here. The race began … Continue reading

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Hamilton Wins at Hungary

Lewis Hamilton was in control throughout a completely dry race at the Hungaroring.  Kimi Raikkonen drove a spectacular race as well.  Full race report to follow. Lewis Hamilton Kimi Raikkonen Romain Grosjean Sebastian Vettel Fernando Alonso Jenson Button Bruno Senna … Continue reading

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Hamilton On Pole with Red Bull Controversy (again)

Lewis Hamilton ran a spectacular lap to take pole at the Hungaroring ahead of the Hungarian GP tomorrow.  He was the only driver to drop below the 1:21 mark, facing no serious threat from his competitors.  Sharing the front row … Continue reading

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Hamilton Leads FP1 and 2 at the Hungaroring

Lewis Hamilton led both sessions at the Hungaroring today but the Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen saw his challenge in FP2 blunted by heavy rain with 42 minutes to go.  Today’s session was the first time that the teams have had … Continue reading

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Red Bull Traction Control?

Germany found Red Bull in hot water for pushing the boundaries of engine management, again.  This time, the debate is centered around a form of traction control that Red Bull has developed in conjunction with Renault.  Traction control was obviously … Continue reading

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Is McLaren really Back?

For fans of McLaren, Germany was a mixed bag.  While Button was able to climb to an eventual second place (off the back of Vettel’s penalty), Hamilton found himself lapped by his teammate after getting a puncture in Turn 1, … Continue reading

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What I found on Youtube

With all this talk of driving styles, I thought it would be a good time to take a detailed look at this older clip. Martin Brundle takes us around a shortened Silverstone and shows how various drivers have different driving … Continue reading

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A Wet McLaren is an unhappy McLaren

One of the most interesting things over the course of the German GP was the relative performance of McLaren in qualifying, specifically, their explanation, lack of front tire temperature on full wets.  In driver parlance, neither driver was able to “switch … Continue reading

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Alonso, Button, Raikkonen, Vettel Penalized

As I already wrote, Fernando Alonso won the German Grand Prix after Jenson Button was unable to keep up the charge, eventually losing out to Sebastian Vettel in what was since deemed an illegal move. The race started well enough … Continue reading

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Alonso keeps his station, Wins in Germany

A great race, full commentary to follow. Alonso Vettel Button Raikkonen Kobayashi Perez Schumacher Webber Hulkenberg Rosberg Di Resta Ricciardo Massa Vergne Maldonado Petrov Senna Grosjean Kovalainen Pic de la Rosa Glock Karthikeyan Hamilton (ret.) A penalty may come into … Continue reading

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