Tag Archives: Formula 1

Super Athletes – Valentino Rossi: Moto GP Multi-champion and also skilled on 4 Wheel Driving

Valentino Rossi is one of the most skilled Motorbike drivers ever. He has collected 9 World Titles in prime Motorbike championships, 7 of them in the King Category (currently known as MotoGP, and previously 500 cc class), five of them in a row between 2001 and 2005. He won 4 times riding a Yamaha Bike and 3

Formula 1 2013 Drivers Line-up Changes – Perez replaces Hamilton that signed for Mercedes

With still 6 races to go for the 2012 season to be completed and yet with the World Championship within its reach (currently 4 at a 52 point distance from the leader), Mclaren’s Driver Lewis Hamilton was today announced by Mercedes has signing a 3 three-year contract starting already in 2013. Hamilton is the best Formula

Super Athletes – Alex Zanardi: From Motorsports Champion to Paralympic Gold

We start a new posts’ category dedicated to athletes that achieved outstanding performances in two or more completely different sports with Alex Zanardi. Alex Zanardi won two CART championship  titles in North America (kind of equivalent to Formula 1 in Europe) in 1997 and 1998. Before that he was a Formula 1 driver between 1991 and 1994. In 1999

Formula 1 Singapore 2012 – Post-race analysis

Yesterday’s Singapore Grand Prix was a striking example of 3 rules put in practice which we have described in earlier posts. The race was supposed to last for 61 laps but due to two safety car entrances the maximum 2 hours race limit was applied. The winner Sebastien Vettel crossed the finish line at lap 59. Also due to safety car

Formula 1 Team Orders – Are they allowed?

Formula 1 experienced in the past a lot of controversial moments when teams sometimes decided to issue orders for one of his pilots – although being fast and competitive on track – to let the other team driver overpass him due team interests, namely when the latter driver ‘needs’ the points to pursue the World Title and/or has

António Félix da Costa – A Pilot on its way to Formula 1?

António Félix da Costa is a 21 year old Portuguese Pilot that started his career in 2000 in Junior Kart races. In 2007, after being vice-champion in the World Series Karting, António Félix da Costa reaches the King Category of Karting races – KF2 – and signs a contract with Tonykart – the world’s biggest Kart manufacturer – a team where