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Hamilton claims victory in Chinese thriller

April 17, 2011

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Lewis Hamilton has stormed to victory in a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix set alive by lightening quick racing and strategic wizardry. Sebastian Vettel gambled on a two stop strategy and led four laps from the finish but he could not hold off the McLaren driver. Hamilton had newer tyres than Vettel and hunted down the […]

Is Formula One suddenly too complicated? Not a chance.

April 12, 2011

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The thrilling Malaysian Grand Prix has left some asking if Formula One has suddenly gone too far in pandering to calls to spice up the show. It’s been suggested the addition of DRS and KERS plus the introduction of fast degrading Pirelli tyres has made the sport too complicated, with the 50+ pit stops and […]

Tyre strategy is key today – and key for 2011 too

July 25, 2010

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Bridgestone are anticipating an exciting tyre race this afternoon and it’s important they are proved right. For the first time, they have deliberately brought rubber which is two grades apart – the super soft and hard – in an effort to spice up the racing and make things more exciting. We saw this in Canada […]

Lots of useful news ahead of the Valencia Grand Prix

June 25, 2010

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Formula One has had a busy week, which is good news ahead of what is likely to be a dull weekend of racing. Valencia has never produced a decent race and there’s little to suggest it will this weekend. It’s presumably a decent enough cash cow for Bernie but that’s not a good reason to […]

Tyre debate still rolling on in Formula One

May 30, 2010

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The Formula One team teams are still negotiating over tyres for 2011, despite being seven weekends into the season and just minutes from the Turkish Grand Prix. Michelin has flown in for a last-minute meeting with the teams and Pirelli has been discussed as the favourite for much of the past two weeks. Michelin boss […]