1. Mark Webber takes Pole in a great Silverstone 2011 qualifying session

    I don’t think many people would argue with the statement that 2011’s Formula One qualifying sessions have been some of the dullest in years. Even at places like Canada (my favourite circuit of the season), Saturdays have been terrible...

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  2. European Grand Prix: Unstoppable Vettel Wins a Processional 2011 European GP

    Sebastian Vettel became the first driver to finish in the top three for the first eight races recently at the 2011 European Grand Prix in Valencia...

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  3. Sebastian Vettel Takes an Easy Pole in the 2011 European GP

    Of course it was going to be hard for anything to be able to beat the phenomenal show that was the Canadian Grand Prix. So I guess it’s no real surprise that the qualifying for the 2011 European Grand Prix felt so flat...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 3 years ago 98 reads 2 comments

  4. Jenson Button Wins the Best Race of the 2011 Season in Canada

    The Canadian Grand Prix never fails to impress. I have to admit after a pretty mediocre qualifying session and a delay of over two hours after just 25 laps, I was beginning to worry about the 2011 race...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 330 reads 4 comments

  5. Sebastian Vettel Adds the Canadian Grand Prix to His List of Formula 1 Poles

    I love the Canadian Grand Prix. Canada has one of the best race circuits in the world and some of the best fans who never fail to fill the grandstands...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  6. Sebastian Vettel Wins a Superb 2011 Monaco GP

    Well, what can I say? I expected very little from the race today but I think what we got was unquestionably the best show of the season so far...

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  7. Sebastian Vettel Pole in Monaco After Yet Another Flat Qualifying

    The qualifying sessions in the 2011 season have, frankly, been pretty appalling so far. With the new degrading tyres, it has become so important to save them that drivers don’t seem to fight right down to the wire anymore...

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  8. Sebastien Vettel Wins Yet Again in 2011, This Time in Catalunya

    The 2011 Catalunyian GP will probably go down in history as the best ever held at the circuit. Whilst I will admit that it was a good race by usual standards, I can’t help but ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 156 reads 10 comments

  9. Mark Webber Takes Pole Position in an Average 2011 Spanish Qualifying

    Well, I wouldn’t say that today’s qualifying was as dull as the last event in Turkey as we got a different man on pole, and great performances from Fernando Alonso and Heikki Kovalainen...

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  10. Sebastien Vettel Wins a Confusing 2011 Turkish GP with Ease

    I don’t want to take anything away from the drivers. I think everyone drove very well today in Turkey, there were great performances from Fernando Alonso , Nico Rosberg , and of course Sebastien Vettel ...

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  11. Formula One: Vettel Pole Yet Again in 2011, This Time in Turkey

    Qualifying in China a few weeks ago was great. Since 2010, Saturday afternoons have been pretty dull really for F1 fans. I’m afraid to say that the 2011 Turkish Grand Prix qualifying was one to forget...

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  12. Lewis Hamilton Wins a Spectacular Chinese Grand Prix 2011

    Lewis Hamilton looked to be in real trouble just minutes before the start of the race. An overnight fuel leak had meant that parts needed to be desperately fixed before the lights went out...

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  13. Sebastian Vettel on Pole Again in China, but 2011's Qualifying Was Classic

    So far, Formula One 2011’s qualifying has given us the same man on pole for three consecutive races, and yet, it has also given us three great Saturday afternoons! By far, today’s event in China was the best...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 152 reads 1 comments

  14. Vettel Pole Again in China, but 2011's Qualifying Was Classic

    So far Formula One 2011’s qualifying has given us the same man on pole for three consecutive races, and yet, it has also given us three great Saturday afternoons! By far today’s event in China was the best...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 33 reads 1 comments

  15. Sebastian Vettel Wins a Tense 2011 Malaysian GP

    The Malaysian Grand Prix very rarely disappoints and I’ve got to say the 2011 GP was another great event! There were overtaking maneuvers galore, battles that lasted multiple ...

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  16. Sebastian Vettel Wins Pole After Spectacular Qualifying Lap for the Malaysian GP

    I think we probably witnessed something pretty special today. I still haven’t made my mind up when it comes to Sebastian Vettel’s personality, but I’m now certain that the man is a truly outstanding driver...

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  17. Sebastian Vettel Wins a Great F1 2011 Opener in Australia

    I must admit I was concerned after qualifying that we would get a bit of a dull race this afternoon, but thankfully the Australian GP delivered, and the 2011 Formula One season has started with a bang...

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  18. Sebastian Vettel Pole After a Rather Uniform Formula One 2011 Australian Opener

    Of course my heart goes out to Bahrain for all of the turmoil the country is in, but from a purely Formula One perspective, I’d be lying if I told you I was anything but pleased to see F1 2011 kick off in Australia...

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  19. Formula One's 2011 Season Draws Ever Closer as the Final Test Concludes in Spain

    After the turmoil in the Gulf States, the scheduled test and race in Bahrain had to be cancelled. This left a bit of a break between the last test in Barcelona and the new Formula One opener in Australia...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 313 reads 1 comments

  20. The Formula One Circus Rolls into Barcelona for F1 2011's 3rd Preseason Test

    The order of venues selected for Formula 1’s preseason tests seem pretty odd to me. The first test took place in Valencia on Spain’s East coast, then the F1 circus packed its ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 3 years ago 325 reads 5 comments

  21. Another Fantastic Preseason Test in Jerez, Spain Keeps F1 2011 Shaping Up Well

    After the three-day test in Valencia last week, the F1 circus headed southwest across Spain to Jerez for a four-day test. As expected, Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren (using an interim car) were decent...

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  22. Ford Sues Ferrari Over Formula One Team's Names and Logos

    Ford have decided to sue Ferrari because of Scuderia’s choice of name for its 2011 racing car. Traditionally Ferrari, and for that matter most F1 teams, have linked their car names to the year in which they race...

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  23. Formula 1: Valencia's Test Sets the Scene Beautifully for the 2011 Season

    After three days testing in Valencia it is clear that the teams who ended last year well, look strong for next season...

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  24. Ferrari Unveil New F150 Car: Will It Finally Bring Fernando Alonso Third Title?

    Today Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have become the first drivers to unveil their teams' 2011 Formula 1 car...

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  25. Sabastien Vettel F1 Champion, But Did We Really Get the Showdown Promised?

    OK so I’m an Alonso/Ferrari fan, I make no secret of that fact. I realize that by criticising the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix I’m leaving myself open for easy criticism...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 4 years ago 288 reads 7 comments