Posted on Monday, September 21, 2015

Vintage Vettel: Singapore Grand Prix review

Mercedes dropped the ball in Singapore and it was Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel who emphatically ran away with the race - full review of the Singapore Grand Prix

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2015

Singapore GP: Driver Ratings

Sebastian Vettel secured an emphatic victory while Mercedes struggled for pace for the first time in the V6 era. Here. we present our driver ratings from the Singapore Grand Prix. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 5th | R: Ret | 7/10 Hamilton and Mercedes struggled throughout the weekend but in race trim it was looking better, with the Briton holding fourth position despite being on the Prime tyre. However, he then lost engine power and tumbled down the order and into retirement. […]

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015

Singapore Grand PrixView

The Formula 1 paddock ventures outside of Europe for what feels like the final leg of the year, as Singapore begins a sequence of races to round out the 2015 season. The event around the Marina Bay Street Circuit has already become a staple of the campaign thanks to the vibrant city of Singapore and spectacular backdrop, while the punishing track results in a physically demanding two-hour race for drivers. Lewis Hamilton arrives chasing his third Singapore victory and third win on the bounce having […]

Posted on Monday, September 7, 2015

Italian Grand Prix: Driver ratings

Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead to 53 points with a commanding victory in the Italian Grand Prix. Here, F1Zone.net presents its driver ratings. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 1st | R: 1st | 10/10 Hamilton appeared serene all weekend, keeping Rosberg at bay prior to the German’s engine change. He cruised away in the race and was never troubled, though post-race tyre pressure brouhaha was tense – many feel he escaped lightly. 6 | Nico Rosberg | Mercedes | G: 4th […]

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Italian Grand PrixView

Round 12 of the Formula 1 championship sees the paddock travelling for the last time in Europe this season, for the Italian Grand Prix. Known as ‘Temple of Speed’, Monza is one of the few classics circuits remaining on the calendar. It is a place with a lot of history which has the magic of transforming a racing weekend into a unique event for drivers, teams and fans. The Belgian Grand Prix resulted in another Mercedes 1-2 as well as a podium comeback for Lotus […]

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Belgian Grand Prix: Driver ratings

Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth win of the season to stretch his title advantage to 28 points. Here, F1Zone.net offers its driver ratings from the Belgian Grand Prix. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 1st | R: 1st | 10/10 Hamilton looked a bit behind on Friday but was soon back to the front on Saturday, storming to pole position. In the race he hooked up a good start for the first time since Canada and never looked threatened at the head of […]

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Belgian Grand PrixView

Following its annual summer break, Formula 1 returns to action this weekend at the legendary Spa Francorchamps circuit for the Belgian Grand Prix, one of the highlights on the calendar. With iconic names such as La Source, Eau Rouge and Pouhon, Spa Francorchamps is synonymous with the good and the great of motor-racing. The circuit Spa Francorchamps can trace its roots back to the early 1920s and Grand Prix racing took off around the 14 kilometre circuit, which negotiated its way from the village of […]

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Feature: Force India reloaded

Recovering from a difficult start to a Formula 1 season is never an easy task for any team, let alone one which doesn’t have the resources of its well-equipped rivals. Sometimes this is simply life in the sport and compromises need to be made; sacrifice one part of a season for another, start well but know you’ll fade, or start slowly and hope that promised developments will deliver the required step. Force India started 2015 on the back foot following its primarily financially-motivation decision to […]

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015

Feature: Criticism won’t break Maldonado’s positivity

He might be known more for accidents than for his good on-track results, the Formula 1 fans might have nicknamed and parodied him more than any other driver but Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado doesn’t appear to be bothered by any of these. He is either a very good actor or he just has a strong self-esteem. His reputation didn’t come out of nowhere. A junior career littered with victories and accidents meant he already had something of a tag. If we look back at his […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

F1Zone.net's mid-season review

As Formula 1 enjoys its annual summer break, F1Zone.net offers a brief summary of how each of the 10 teams has fared across the opening half of the 2015 season. Mercedes Mercedes has been the class of the field again in 2015, surging to 10 pole positions and eight victories, six of them 1-2 finishes. It has the best chassis and the best power unit and it is on course for a second ‘double’ by the end of the year. It has been fallible on […]

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

Hungarian Grand Prix: Driver ratings

Sebastian Vettel took his second win of 2015 as Mercedes faltered. Here, F1Zone.net presents its driver ratings from an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 1st | R: 6th | 4/10 Hamilton was on another level throughout the weekend as he topped every practice session and all three segments of qualifying on his way to an emphatic pole position. Unfortunately, it soon deteriorated. In his words, he chose the wrong option every time and put in one of his […]

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hungarian Grand PrixView

Following the untimely passing of Jules Bianchi last Friday, Formula 1 arrives at the Hungarian Grand Prix in a sombre mood, but ready to put on a good show in honour of the late Frenchman. The event has become one of the most popular on the calendar due to its proximity to the vibrant city of Budapest in the height of the summer. The Hungaroring has often been described as ‘Monaco without the walls’ and often produces intrigue and drama before the sport takes a […]