What strategy can Raikkonen, Hamilton and Kubica use to get to the front?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Championship contenders Robert Kubica, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton have qualified well below their typical starting places for the Italian Grand Prix. Kubica starts 11th, Raikkonen 14th and Hamilton 15th. Before this race their average starting positions respectively were 4.62, 4.23 and 3.62. So what strategy should they follow to increase their chances of moving … Continue reading What strategy can Raikkonen, Hamilton and Kubica use to get to the front?

2008 Italian Grand Prix predictions

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The expectation of wet weather at this weekend?s Italian Grand Prix makes the result harder to predict. Where we might have expected the usual Ferrari-McLaren battle at the front, the likes of Robert Kubica and Fernando Alonso will be rubbing their hands with glee in anticipation of precipitation. Find out who did best with the … Continue reading 2008 Italian Grand Prix predictions

Renault join Ferrari’s call for softer tyres

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At the beginning of the month Ferrari claimed Bridgestone’s choice of harder tyres was disadvantaging them. Now Bridgestone has revealed its tyre choices for the final four races of the season and again it is bringing a harder set of tyres to one round – Interlagos, for the Brazilian Grand Prix. And now Renault as … Continue reading Renault join Ferrari’s call for softer tyres

Ferrari want softer Bridgestone tyres

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An interesting article on Autosport yesterday gives some more insight into how McLaren have suddenly got the upper hand in the world championship battle. Ferrari believe part of McLaren’s advantage has been because the tyres supplied by Bridgestone at recent events have suited the MP4/23 better than the F2008. With Bridgestone yet to announce their … Continue reading Ferrari want softer Bridgestone tyres

Provisional 2009 F1 calendar has good news for France, bad for America

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The first details of the 2009 F1 calendar were published today with the F1 schedule set to return to 19 races ?ǣ a high it has only reached once before, in 2005. As was expected the French Grand Prix is remaining at Magny-Cours. The Australian Grand Prix also appears as a provisional fixture. However there … Continue reading Provisional 2009 F1 calendar has good news for France, bad for America