1. Midseason Report: Grading Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez

    For Esteban Gutierrez, the rise through the ranks of the junior formulae to fully fledged Formula One driver has been a rapid ascent...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 435 reads 0 comments

  2. Midseason Report: Grading Lotus Driver Romain Grosjean

    Romain Grosjean has gained himself a bit of an unwanted reputation over the last couple of seasons as a reckless driver...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 748 reads 1 comments

  3. 5 Reasons to Scrap the F1 Mid-Term Break

    When the Formula One season finally roars back to life in the wonderful Ardennes setting of Spa-Francorchamps, it will have been nearly four long weeks since the sound of Formula One engines were heard in Hungary...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 2,096 reads 5 comments

  4. Ranking the Top 10 Williams Drivers of All Time

    The Williams F1 team recently celebrated its 600th Grand Prix start when they took part in the German Grand Prix...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 1,360 reads 2 comments

  5. Midseason Report: Grading Caterham's Charles Pic

    Fellow Bleacher Report featured columnist Scott Mitchell wrote an extremely good article on drivers who may not feature in Formula One next season . Amongst those drivers were Giedo van der Garde and Charles Pic ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 364 reads 0 comments

  6. Midseason Review: Grading McLaren's Jenson Button

    I’ ve always had a soft spot for Jenson Button . He was my first ever Formula One interviewee when I made my first tentative steps into F1 journalism as a fresh-faced deputy editor of the BMW Williams team website way back in 2000...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 1,028 reads 0 comments

  7. Midseason Report: Grading Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo

    Is Daniel Ricciardo the man to replace Mark Webber at Red Bull Racing ? It would seem to make sense on paper. One Australian for another and a driver who would allow Sebastian Vettel a smooth ride as the team’s undoubted No...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 1,353 reads 0 comments

  8. Midseason Report: Grading Ferrari's Fernando Alonso

    I said at the beginning of the week that I firmly believe Fernando Alonso should persevere with Ferrari amidst speculation by David Cass of the Daily Mail that he is angling for a move to Red Bull for 2014...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 900 reads 0 comments

  9. Is It Time for Formula 1 to Have 2 Tyre Suppliers?

    They say that variety is the spice of life and that competition is healthy. Wouldn’t it be awfully dull for a company to have a monopoly on oil, gas or household insurance? ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 2,419 reads 3 comments

  10. Midseason Report: Grading Nico Rosberg's Performance for Mercedes

    The team battle I'd been most looking forward to in 2013 was Nico Rosberg versus Lewis Hamilton . The two good friends had come up through the junior formulae ranks together ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 1,638 reads 0 comments

  11. Formula One Paddock: Latest Gossip and Rumours

    In this week's look at F1 gossip our attention is turned on the second seats at both Ferrari and Force India...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 2,596 reads 1 comments

  12. Midseason Report: Grading the Performance of Red Bull's Mark Webber

    Fans of Formula One will know that Mark Webber is a down-to-earth personality, universally recognised as one of the circuit's nice guys. This was also clear from his appearance BBC’s Top Gear program on Sunday night...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 890 reads 2 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 10 McLaren Drivers in History

    For one of the best supported teams in Formula One, the 2013 season isn't quite what McLaren would have been hoping for...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 5,669 reads 11 comments

  14. Why Winning the Title for Ferrari Should Be Fernando Alonso's Main Priority

    What do Fernando Alonso and Cesc Fabregas have in common? Aside from the fact they’re both Spanish and two of the best in the world at their respective sports, both men have recently been linked with moves from one big team to another...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 1,429 reads 1 comments

  15. Midseason Report: Grading Giedo Van Der Garde

    Exactly what have you got to lose pootling around the back of the field every grand prix weekend? No pressure, no expectation, all the glitz and glamour...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 393 reads 1 comments

  16. Midseason Report: Grading Valtteri Bottas' Performance

    A Finnish driver in the Williams team has a nice little ring to it. The last time that happened was with Keke Rosberg , who won the title with the team in 1982 in his first year with the team...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 12 months ago 820 reads 3 comments

  17. Midseason Report: Grading Jean-Eric Vergne's Performances

    Being a Toro Rosso driver certainly is a double-edged sword. There are the potential riches of being a part of the Red Bull family and the lure of making it one further step up the ladder...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 657 reads 0 comments

  18. Midseason Report: Grading Felipe Massa's Performance

    No driver in the history of Formula One can come as close to winning the world drivers’ title without actually doing it as Felipe Massa ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,266 reads 4 comments

  19. Mercedes' Tyre Problems Are Fixed but Lewis Hamilton Still Won't Win the Title

    Following on from his maiden victory for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix , Lewis Hamilton has seemingly launched himself firmly back into title contention...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,877 reads 3 comments

  20. Formula One Paddock: Latest Gossip and Rumours

    The Formula One rumour mill went into overdrive yesterday after it emerged that a secret meeting between Fernando Alonso ’s agent and Christian Horner took place in Hungary over a possible Red Bull drive alongside Sebastian Vettel for 2014...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,926 reads 4 comments

  21. Midseason Report: Grading Lewis Hamilton's Performance

    Lewis Hamilton ’s first victory for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix came in the nick of time. Had I been asked to write his half-term report last week, Headmaster Masefield would have had to write "must do better...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 694 reads 0 comments

  22. Can James Allison Keep Fernando Alonso Happy at Ferrari?

    Ferrari confirmed today that former Lotus technical director James Allison will join forces with the Prancing Horse later this year...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 2,385 reads 0 comments

  23. Why the Return of the Austrian Grand Prix Affirms Red Bull's Dominance of F1

    The announcement last week that the Austrian Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar has wider-reaching implications than the return of another old grand prix circuit back into the F1 fold...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,383 reads 1 comments

  24. Midseason Report: Grading Sebastian Vettel's Performance

    Formula One commentator Murray Walker once famously said : "Anything happens in Grand Prix racing and it usually does!" Anything surely apart from a fourth successive world drivers' title for the peerless Sebastian Vettel ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 929 reads 1 comments