2014 F1 race data articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Aggressive two-stop plan helps Raikkonen to fourth 24th August 2014, 21:26
An aggressive two-stop tyre strategy – and a penalty for his team mate – helped Kimi Raikkonen to his best result of the year so far.
Williams believe Felipe Massa lost around 40 seconds after debris from Lewis Hamilton’s punctured tyre became attached to his car.
Lewis Hamilton was keen to retire after his contact with Nico Rosberg, but Mercedes kept him out almost until the end of the race.
2014 Hungarian GP tyre strategies and pit stops 27th July 2014, 20:20
Having been second in the opening stages a slow pit stop dropped Valtteri Bottas out of the points-paying positions, though he eventually recovered eighth place.
Rosberg was certainly delayed by Hamilton’s refusal to let him past, but two other setbacks had already done greater damage to his hopes of victory.
Nico Rosberg set the fastest lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix as he was over two seconds faster than his rivals at the end of the race.
2014 German Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops 20th July 2014, 22:03
Nico Rosberg made two pit stops on his way to victory in Germany but most of the drivers behind him came into the pits three times. Red Bull made the quickest stops.
Lewis Hamilton wasn’t the only driver with some overtaking to do at the Hockenheimring – Daniel Ricciardo and Kevin Magnussen had to make recovery runs following a first-lap collision.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap during the German Grand Prix. But how badly was his car affected by the damage he sustained when he collided with Jenson Button?
2014 British Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops 6th July 2014, 23:39
The red flag on the first lap allowed the drivers to change their tyres immediately. Among those who took best advantage of the opportunity was Daniel Ricciardo.