There was an irresistible inevitability about Kimi Raikkonen’s Malaysian Grand Prix victory. No distractions deflected him from his course – not the embarrassment of running out of fuel during first practice, not his team mate’s fuel-aided pole position. It was McLaren’s turn to feel the pain Ferrari suffered in Melbourne as both their drivers were … Continue reading 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix review: Raikkonen routs the opposition
Lewis Hamilton shrugged off the disappointment of losing the 2007 championship at the final round and started the new season back at the front of the title race.
Ferrari scored their 200th Grand Prix win in China – check back later for a comprehensive look at their career history. Here are the rest of the facts and statistics from the Chinese Grand Prix.
The F1 drivers’ championship will go down to the final race at Interlagos as Lewis Hamilton failed to score in Shanghai while title rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso finished first and second. Hamilton retired on his way into the pits after delaying his switch to slick tyres until it was too late. That let … Continue reading Chinese GP 2007 review: Raikkonen win blows title race open
Hamilton moves into the championship lead – but what does he have to do to wrap up the title in Shanghai? Also the curse of Mark Webber strikes once more as the Australian again retires from a race he had led. And was that the longest safety car period ever? I need your help on … Continue reading Japanese GP 2007 statistics & facts
Atrocious conditions a the Fuji Speedway and a collision with Robert Kubica failed to put Lewis Hamilton off his stride.
The stats from the Belgian Grand Prix make depressing reading if you’re not a Ferrari fan. But while the red team wrapped up the constructors’ championship – appeals notwithstanding – the figures underline that the racing is hardly unpredictable these days. Only on three occasions has the driver leading at the end of lap one … Continue reading Belgian GP 2007 facts & statistics
Kimi Raikkonen extended his run of Belgian Grand Prix victories to three in a row as Ferrari scored a dominant one-two.
Both championships swung in McLaren’s favour at the Italian Grand Prix, putting Ferrari under pressure as the championship heads towards the final European round. Here are the facts and statistics from the European Grand Prix.
McLaren hit back following Ferrari’s dominance in Turkey with a one-two of their own at the venue where it hurt Ferrari most – Monza.
The Turkish Grand Prix might not have been a thriller but it was a pot-boiler of a result for the world championship – the top four drivers coming home in the reverse of their championship positions closed things up nicely. Here are the facts and statistics from the Turkish Grand Prix.
Felipe Massa kept team mate Kimi Raikkonen at sword’s length for the entire race to repeat his triumph at the venue where he took his first victory last year.
A crazy race threw up some interesting statistics – we had a rookie driver leading the race, a rare red flag and – give thanks – the first proper pass for the lead on the track!
Fernando Alonso finished first after a frantic race at the Nurburgring.
Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari have the most victories in their respective championships – but they’re not leading them. Plus, proof that the 2007-specification cars are now quicker than last year’s models despite the move to specification tyres. And which driver is once again leading the ‘most car failures’ table?
Lewis Hamilton’s bid for home glory faded early in the British Grand Prix. Instead the two drivers many expected to be at the front of this year’s championship battle finally had their first major duel of the year. Kimi Raikkonen’s second consecutive win, ahead of Fernando Alonso, underlined that the Finn is back in business.
ITV’s presenters mentioned Lewis Hamilton 16 times in the build-up to qualifying. How many times did the other British drivers get mentioned? David Coulthard got a single mention – and that was it. Poor Jenson Button and Anthony Davidson didn’t get a look in. Button also lost his record for being the youngest ever point … Continue reading United States Grand Prix facts & statistics
Lewis Hamilton took his second victory on the trot but Fernando Alonso pushed him every millimetre of the way.
Lewis Hamilton’s maiden F1 pole position and victory were the headlines of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. But how many other drivers triumphed in their debut seasons? Can Hamilton beat the record for most wins in his first year? Find out…
Lewis Hamilton’s maiden F1 victory was a triumph of maturity and mastery over changing conditions in a complex race.