Prix-View: The Hungarian GP

Round 11 of the 2017 Formula One World Championship, the last before the sport’s summer break, sees tea ms travel to the Hungaroring, home of the Hungarian Grand Prix. And after two races that accented raw power, in Britain and Austria, this weekend’s grand prix presents teams and drivers with an altogether different kind of... Continue Reading →

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The Hungarian GP: A stalwart of the F1 Calendar.

This weekend marks the 32nd running of the Hungarian GP or Magyar Nagydíj as it’s known in the native language. Situated in the capital city Budapest, it’s hosted some classic grand prix, primarily at its current home, the Hungaroring. Remember Nigel Mansell’s sensational victory in 1989, or more recently that chaotic race that saw Sebastian... Continue Reading →

On the subject of Halo

Last week, Formula One’s powers that be convened at a strategy group meeting and confirmed that the Halo device, designed to vastly improve head protection for the drivers, will be introduced to the sport for the 2018 season. The strategy group consisted of the FIA, the F1 Group, the six ‘leading’ teams (Mercedes, Ferrari, Red... Continue Reading →

Valtteri Bottas: Title contender?

When Nico Rosberg won the world championship in Abu Dhabi last November, media and fans alike began to brace themselves for another fiery encounter between the German and childhood friend and teammate, Lewis Hamilton. However, Rosberg’s announcement that he was retiring, just days after sealing his maiden title, sent shockwaves not only through the paddock,... Continue Reading →

The Worst Strategies of 2017 – So Far

Last time, I looked at the best race strategies that teams have put together during 2017 races. To do this, I didn’t just look at each driver’s raw Plus-Minus from the end of each race, since that metric will frequently give credit for “passing” a car that retires from further up the field. Instead, I... Continue Reading →

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