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Button storms to truly brilliant victory in chaotic Canadian Grand Prix

June 12, 2011


Jenson Button has sensationally won the Canadian Grand Prix despite taking six tours through the pit lane and coming back from 21st place in the second half of the race. The McLaren driver turned in a phenomenal performance to turn on the slick tyres better than any one else in a race which was halted […]

Pouring cold water on the notion of “fake rain”

March 2, 2011


Something close to serious discussion about the merits or otherwise of creating artificial “rain” to spice up Formula One races. It was started by Bernie Ecclestone throwing the notion into an interview – a joke you would hope – but Pirelli seem to have actively endorsed it. Where to begin? It’s dumb on a number […]

Webber masters the wet in Malaysia

April 3, 2010


The 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix has the all the ingredients to be as eventful as last year’s event after Australian Mark Webber stormed to pole position. The Red Bull driver was easily the fastest driver after gambling on intermediate tyres in the delayed Q3 qualifying session, setting a time of 1m 49.327s to head Nico Rosberg and […]