Browsing All posts tagged under »Michael Schumacher«

What is wrong with Michael Schumacher?

May 10, 2011


For the first time since his comeback began last season, I’m beginning to seriously believe Michael Schumacher will neither complete nor make a success of it. After yet another frustrating race in Turkey, he told the media he was not getting the “big joy” from racing – surely the only reason he came back to […]

Have Mercedes found that elusive second?

March 11, 2011


Michael Schumacher and Mercedes have topped the time sheets in Barcelona as most teams finished their testing ahead of the 2011 Formula One season. The seven time world champion punched in a 1m 21.268s after the final round of updates was installed on the car, the fastest time in testing. It’s a real turn up […]

Schumacher’s punishment for shoving Barrichello is right

August 1, 2010


Michael Schumacher will lose 10 places on the grid at the next race in Spa after his dangerous attempt to defend against Rubens Barrichello in Hungary. The German insisted after the race he had not done anything wrong, despite Barrichello claiming it was the most dangerous move he had seen in his long career. But […]

Webber storms to victory in Hungary thriller

August 1, 2010


Mark Webber has stormed to the top of the drivers’ championship with a brilliant drive in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Australian took full advantage of a mechanical failure for McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and made a risky strategy work with a series of pulsating laps after a safety car intervention. Webber did not stop during […]

Schumacher penalised as Formula One shoots itself in the foot

May 16, 2010


Michael Schumacher has been handed a 20-second penalty, relegating him to twelfth position, after passing Fernando Alonso on the final corner of the Monaco Grand Prix as the safety car pulled in. The seven-time champion seized the chance to pass Alonso’s Ferrari in a last gasp effort to secure sixth place but the stewards ruled […]

Discontent looming at Mercedes?

May 8, 2010


Nico Rosberg has claimed Mercedes have taken a step back with their upgraded car in Barcelona – while Michael Schumacher professed his approval of the changes. Rosberg said: “I came here thinking we could really put on a challenge but it hasn’t worked out. We have made a small step back.” But Schumacher said: “I […]

Australian GP: Qualifying

March 27, 2010


Red Bull have locked out the front row after Sebastian Vettel secured his second succesive pole position with a blistering 1m 23.919s lap, edging out his team-mate in the process. It was a supreme performance from the Red Bull squad. The car is clearly quicker than all the others, especially over one lap, and it’s […]