December 2012 Archives - 5/12 - F1 Fanatic archive

Kobayashi says he won’t be in F1 in 2013 17th December 2012, 20:38

Kamui Kobayashi says he will not be racing in Formula One in 2013.

Grosjean to remain at Lotus in 2013

Romain Grosjean will continue to drive for Lotus in 2013, the team has confirmed.

Raikkonen helps Lotus to fourth with comeback win

The former Renault team which turned into Lotus returned to winning ways in 2012 as Kimi Raikkonen made a successful comeback.

‘I wouldn’t have kept Massa’, says Horner

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says he would not have made Ferrari’s decision to retain Felipe Massa for 2012.

Late front wing development on 2012′s fastest car

The McLaren MP4-27 was the fastest car of 2012 – and it won the final two races of the year after a subtle but significant front wing tweak.

Grosjean wins Race of Champions

In the round-up: Grosjean beats Vettel and Schumacher for Race of Champions victory ?σΤιΌ?σ Button warns Rosberg about Hamilton’s pace

De Villota, Watkins & Bahrain: The low points of 2012 16th December 2012, 10:30

Maria de Villota’s crash, the death of Sid Watkins and the Bahrain Grand Prix controversy were named by F1 Fanatic readers as the worst moments of 2012.

Hamilton starts work at Mercedes

In the round-up: Hamilton visits Mercedes factory ?σΤιΌ?σ Sauber says “F1 is too expensive” ?σΤιΌ?σ Stewart says COTA must improve roads ?σΤιΌ?σ Newey hits back at ‘silly sniping’

Kobayashi’s podium leads fans’ top moments of 2012 15th December 2012, 16:25

Kamui Kobayashi’s first ever podium appearance at his home race in Suzuka was picked as one of the best moments of the year by F1 Fanatic readers.

Watching Brazil’s spellbinding F1 season finale

F1 Fanatic reader Steven Smith has been to over 50 Grands Prix but said being at Interlagos for this year’s season finale was one of the best.