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Formula 1 – FIA announces 2013 calendar changes

Formula 1 – FIA announces 2013 calendar changes

Following a today meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Turkey, FIA has announced some revisions to the 2013 calendar previously disclosed and of which we gave notice on an earlier post. Formula 1 – 2013 Race calendar The German race moved forward a week to July 7th. Also an additional date of July 21th has

Driver of the Year Awards – António Félix da Costa

For the 2nd consecutive time Portuguese pilot António Félix da Costa was elected driver of the month on the website: www.driverdb.com To know a bit more about this fantastic driver that is inside Red Bull’s Young F1 Drivers programme, please check our earlier post: António Félix da Costa – A Pilot on its way to Formula 1? The

Formula 1 – 2012 Season Statistics: 23 500 Tyres Used, 957 Pit Stops and much more!

Now that the 2012 season is finished and Vettel was crowned champion, Formula 1 – Race 100 for Vettel In Austin, Texas 2012: Check his amazing Records!!! (Update) we present you some interesting statistics exactly has they were posted in www.formula1.com, while our Post’s image has other numbers worthwhile looking at: “The total numbers of tyres used

Formula 1 – 2013 Drivers Line-up: Valtteri Bottas Replaces Bruno Senna at Williams

Williams has announced today that Finnish Driver – Valtteri Bottas – will take the second driver seat in 2013 alongside Pastor Maldonado. In his first more relevant career steps Bottas won both the 2008 Formula Renault Eurocup and the 2008 Formula Renault Northern European Cup. These records were only achieved (2006) by another Portuguese drive Filipe Albuquerque that currently races in DTM for

Formula 1 – European Pilots Rule Total of World Titles and Germany Gets Closer to UK

Just around two thirds of all Formula 1 World Champions were or are European drivers. United Kingdom still leads the way with 14 world titles (obtained by 10 different drivers), but Germany is closing the gap due to the best ever mark of Michael Schumacher (7 world titles) and the 4 recent ones of Vettel’s. Other 5 European countries (Austria,

Formula 1 – Teams Line-up 2013: Charles Pic Leaves Marussia and joins Caterham

French driver Charles Pic will run for Caterham in 2013 announced the team last November 23rd. The other Caterham Driver is yet to be confirmed as well as who will replace Pic in Marussia. Charles Pic performed much better than his teammate and more experienced driver, german Timo Glock, beating him several times in qualifying sessions and ending 15 of

Formula 1 – Brazil 2012: Practice 2 Results, Track History (Carlos Pace) and a Taste of NASCAR

Practice 2: “Autódromo José Carlos Pace” Brazil 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix main results: P1 – Hamilton: 1.14.026 P2 – Vettel: 1.14.300 P3 – Webber: 1.14.523 Alonso – P5: 1.14.592 Hamilton’s practice 1 (fastest time) was 1.14.131. Last year pole position was Vettel’s with 1.11.918 which made him mark 15 poles in one season thus beating former Nigel Mansell’s record. http://sportsworldintel.com/formula-1-race-100-for-vettel-in-austin-texas-2012-check-his-amazing-records-update/

Formula 1 – 2013 Teams Line-Up: Sauber Changes Both Drivers

After confirming a few weeks ago that 2012 Force India’s driver – Nico Hulkenberg – would move to their team in 2013, Sauber just announced today that their 2012 reserve driver – Esteban Gutierrez – will be promoted and fill the team 2nd driver place in 2013. Mexican Esteban Gutierrez, aged 21, drove in GP2 2012 championship for Lotus

Formula 1 – Race 100 for Vettel In Austin, Texas 2012: Check his amazing Records!!! (Update)

Contrary to our predictions Vettel did no manage to reach the title in Austin, Texas, last weekend. We therefore, update our earlier post accordingly to his 2nd place. Vettel made is F1 debut in 2007 racing for Sauber as a substitute driver of the team regular pilot Robert Kubica and ended the race inside points (8th). It only took

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