2014 F1 race data articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Massa doubts victory was possible 23rd November 2014, 22:39
Felipe Massa doubted he could have won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite closing rapidly on Lewis Hamilton at the end of the race.
In their final race as team mates, Daniel Ricciardo decisively beat Sebastian Vettel after the two Red Bull drivers started from the pit lane.
Ferrari’s poor pace in Abu Dhabi was highlighted by the fact Fernando Alonso’s best lap time was only 0.007s faster than Kamui Kobayashi’s.
Pit stop problems delay Williams pair 9th November 2014, 21:25
Debris, speed limits and seat belts caused a succession of problems for the Williams drivers in the pits – even when they managed to stop in the correct boxes.
Nico Hulkenberg came within two-tenths of beating Kimi Raikkonen to seventh place in the Brazilian Grand Prix as both used alternative tyre strategies.
Nico Rosberg believes he would have won the Brazilian Grand Prix even without Lewis Hamilton’s mid-race spin.
Alonso salvages sixth as damage delays Raikkonen 3rd November 2014, 1:18
Fernando Alonso pipped Sebastian Vettel to sixth place after coming under pressure from the Red Bull driver at the end of the race.
Button rues not mimicking Vettel’s late pit stop 2nd November 2014, 23:44
Sebastian Vettel’s late pit stop looked like a mistake but was vindicated by his finishing position – and left Jenson Button wishing McLaren had done the same.
Daniel Ricciardo didn’t get the start he needed but a pass on Fernando Alonso and quick pit work by Red Bull helped him finish on the podium.
No reward for Massa’s Safety Car strategy gamble 12th October 2014, 18:28
The strategy Williams used to move Felipe Massa up from 18th on the grid would have worked well had the Safety Car appeared – but surprisingly it never happened.