1. Sebastian Vettel Takes Victory at a Superb 2012 Singapore Grand Prix

    I have to say I am pleasantly surprised by the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix . I personally don’t like the circuit and have been largely unimpressed by the races since the opening race in 2008...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 2 years ago 550 reads 4 comments

  2. 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Takes Victory in Subdued Race

    I think Jamie Alguersuari found it very difficult to describe the 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix when asked by James Allen to summarise the race with a few laps remaining towards the end of BBC Radio 5 live’s coverage...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 2 years ago 476 reads 3 comments

  3. Fernando Alonso Storms to Victory at the 2012 German Grand Prix

    The 2012 German Grand Prix was one of the best complete weekends that I have seen in a long time, from a fantastic qualifying, in which three different tyre setups were needed in ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 2 years ago 707 reads 3 comments

  4. Mark Webber Wins in the Dying Stages of the 2012 British Grand Prix

    From the shear disappointment of over 20,000 fans turned away for a sodden qualifying session, to the amazing last lap manoeuvres from the likes of Mark Webber, Bruno Senna and Michael ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 2 years ago 530 reads 5 comments

  5. Mark Webber, Formula One 2012's Record 6th Winner at the Monaco Grand Prix

    The 2012 Monaco Grand Prix was certainly a record-breaker. Never before had the top four cars finished so closely together around the tight street circuit, and the victory of Mark ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 2 years ago 532 reads 0 comments

  6. Pastor Maldonado Becomes F1 2012's Fifth Different Race Winner at the Spanish GP

    Whilst I certainly wouldn ’t call the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix a classic, it has given us a first win for Williams F1 since 2004, a first win for Pastor Maldonado , and ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 2 years ago 921 reads 2 comments

  7. Bahrain 2012 Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel Wins, Did Normalcy Return?

    I thought long and hard as to whether I should write anything about this highly controversial Grand Prix weekend...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 2 years ago 323 reads 2 comments

  8. Chinese Grand Prix 2012: Nico Rosberg Takes Perfect Victory at Superb Event

    It took seven long years, but Nico Rosberg finally kicked two long-standing monkeys off his back at the Chinese Grand Prix ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 2 years ago 428 reads 9 comments

  9. 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix Winners and Losers

    There can be no doubt that the biggest winners of the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix were Ferrari. If you had told an F1 pundit at the end of the Australian GP—no, even at the ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 2 years ago 1,932 reads 10 comments

  10. The 2012 Australian Grand Prix on the BBC: Did It Work?

    I thought when it was announced that the BBC would be losing exclusive rights to show the full 2012 Formula One season, just before last year's Hungarian Grand Prix, that my long love affair with F1 was over...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 2 years ago 1,102 reads 7 comments

  11. Mark Webber Records His First Win of 2011 at the Brazilian Grand Prix

    The 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix was in many ways very similar to the season as a whole. It wasn’t a classic, but it wasn’t a waste of time...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 2 years ago 600 reads 2 comments

  12. 2011 Indian GP Good for Fans? Not If They Like Racing

    There has been a fair bit of controversy and praise surrounding the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. On the good side, it’s great to see the track finished in time, and despite ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 2 years ago 275 reads 7 comments

  13. Sebastian Vettel Win in Korea Helps Secure Red Bull's 2011 Constructors' Title

    I’m not sure how to approach my review of the 2011 Korean Grand Prix . I was conscious that not a lot was happening as I watched the action unfold, I can’t remember ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 2 years ago 135 reads 7 comments

  14. Sebastian Vettel Crowned Double World Champion in Suzuka 2011 Despite Button Win

    What a race! As you’ll see from the brief qualifying report, Saturday’s ‘action’, (or rather lack of), created an unwanted black cloud over Sunday’s race...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 272 reads 2 comments

  15. Sebastien Vettel Leads 100 Percent of the Laps in Easy 2011 Singapore GP Victory

    I know I’m going to attract some criticism for my views of the Singapore Grand Prix , but frankly the 2011 race did nothing to dispel my view that the Singapore "show" epitomises what Formula One has become rather than where it came from...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 310 reads 2 comments

  16. Sebastian Vettel Leads 2011 Singapore Grand Prix Throughout to Earn Easy Victory

    I know I’m going to attract some criticism for my views of the Singapore Grand Prix , but frankly, the 2011 race did nothing to dispel my view that the Singapore "show" epitomises what Formula One has become, rather than where it came from...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  17. Formula 1: Catastrophic Strategies Hand Sebastian Vettel Easy Pole in Singapore

    I believe Sebastian Vettel has done an awful lot to prove wrong his strongest critics over the previous few races, but I think even he will admit that his pole in Singapore today ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 227 reads 2 comments

  18. Sebastian Vettel Wins a Processional 2011 Italian Grand Prix

    Ah, what a shame! The 2011 Italian Grand Prix promised so much after a close qualifying battle and some phenomenal first laps, but unfortunately that promise only turned to the ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 162 reads 2 comments

  19. Sebastian Vettel Wins a Near-Perfect Belgian Grand Prix

    I suppose if you just looked at the results of qualifying and then the final standings of today’s race, you might be forgiven for thinking that the 2011 Belgian Grand Prix was a bust...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  20. Sebastian Vettel Takes Pole in Spa After the Best Qualifying Hour Yet

    Regular readers of my stuff will probably know that I haven’t exactly sung the praises of Qualifying in 2011...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 173 reads 2 comments

  21. Jenson Button Cements His Place as a Great with His 200th Grand Prix

    I was unfortunately unable to watch Sunday’s 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix live as I had other commitments. This was a shame on so many levels as having now watched a re-run, I realise I missed a cracker of a race...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 896 reads 9 comments

  22. Vettel Takes Hungarian Pole in Another Pathetic Formula One Qualifying Session

    I wasn’t going to talk much about the disgusting deal that the BBC has done with it’s Formula One rights for the United Kingdom...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 333 reads 12 comments

  23. Lewis Hamilton Takes a Well-Earned Victory at the 2011 German GP

    The 2011 German Grand Prix weekend was in many ways a bit of a strange one. Free practice seemed to suggest that Fernando Alonso would walk away with the win on Sunday, but when ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 215 reads 4 comments

  24. Mark Webber Takes Blistering Pole Position in 2011 German GP

    What can I say about 2011 qualifying that I haven’t said 100 times before? It sucks and it really isn’t getting any better...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 3 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  25. Fernando Alonso Gives a Master Class at a Fantastic 2011 British Grand Prix

    After an extremely poor Grand Prix weekend in Valencia, I entered the British Grand Prix feeling pretty deflated and expecting little...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about 3 years ago 264 reads 11 comments