Failing to improve on last year’s fourth place in the constructors’ championship was only the beginning of Lotus’s disappointments in 2013 as they lost Kimi Raikkonen to Ferrari.
The F1 Fanatic Driver Rankings are complete and now it’s time for you to vote for your best driver of 2013. Plus your 2013 Driver of the Weekend winners.
In 2013 the best car also had the best driver in it: Here’s why Sebastian Vettel is F1 Fanatic’s Driver of the Year.
In the first five races Fernando Alonso beat Sebastian Vettel three times. It seemed he had a chance to win a third title but it wasn’t to be.
The four teams who will attend this week’s test in Bahrain have confirmed who will drive for them.
Kimi Raikkonen and Lotus kick-started their 2013 campaign with victory. But they never recaptured that high and Raikkonen left before the end of the year.
Life in the midfield is tough but Nico Hulkenberg has consistently risen above its frustrations to prove he is worthy of a front-running car.
Having switched teams for the first time in his F1 career Lewis Hamilton never seemed to get comfortable in the W04, yet he won once and scored consistently.
The F1 Fanatic driver rankings continue with part three.
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says he understands Fernando Alonso’s frustration following his driver’s critical comments about his car earlier this year.
The F1 Fanatic driver rankings continues with part two.
Who were the best drivers of 2013? The annual F1 Fanatic Driver Rankings begin here.
Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, Nico Hulkenberg and Jules Bianchi conclusively had the beating of their team mates over a full season in 2013. But it was closer at other teams.
Mark Webber has driven Porsche’s 2014 LMP1 contender for the first time at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal.
McLaren tend to have very good and very poor seasons in recent years. Their 2013 campaign was undoubtedly one of the bad ones.
Your nominations for the best overtaking move of 2013 have been counted. Now it’s time to vote for the best out of the top ten passes of the year.
Six teams will participate in a special three-day test in Bahrain next week.
Force India’s season was essentially Sauber’s in reverse. Because if any team suffered as a result of Pirelli’s mid-season tyre tweaks, it was this one.
Williams have hired two technical staff to join its aerodynamics team from Red Bull and Lotus.
Formula One’s efforts to liven up the racing failed to keep viewers excited during 2013, which had a lower rating than the last season without DRS.