Tag Archives: Team orders

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