أرشيف وسم ‘ chequered flag ’

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2011

Fallout fingers Hamilton after chaotic Canada

Jun.13 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton "goes a bit too far", is "clumsy" or "completely mad", depending on who you listened to after the Canadian grand prix.

After several run-ins with the stewards this year, the McLaren driver was involved in more incidents in...

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2011

Vettel extends despite last-lap loss to Button

Jun.12 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel still extended his lead in the 2011 world championship despite losing the marathon Canadian grand prix on the very last lap.

"I led every lap until part of the last one," said the disappointed Red Bull driver, who ran of...

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2011

FIA 'gathering information' after Hamilton outburst

May 31 (GMM) The FIA is keeping a close eye on the aftermath of Lewis Hamilton's Monaco grand prix.

After the McLaren driver's two penalties for crashes in the Principality, he returned to the track late on Sunday to explain his 'Ali G' remark to the...

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2011

Button nearly hurt amid Monaco paddock chaos

May 26 (GMM) Jenson Button was a near-victim of the chaos in the Monaco paddock as teams struggle to be ready for action just a few days after travelling from Barcelona.

As members of the general public roamed the paddock because the security turnsti...

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2011

McLaren brought 'B' car to Spain - Horner

May 24 (GMM) The McLaren seen in Barcelona last weekend was effectively a 'B' model, according to Christian Horner.

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel was run hard to the chequered flag in Barcelona by Lewis Hamilton, despite the McLaren driver exp...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Pole no longer crucial in 2011 - Horner

Apr.27 (GMM) Pole position is less important in 2011 than in previous years, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

Sebastian Vettel secured a clean sweep of poles so far this season in China recently, but was beaten to the chequered flag ...

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2011

F1 no longer a sprint in 2011

Apr.19 (GMM) Last year's refuelling ban combined with the crumbling Pirelli tyres of 2011 have transformed grands prix from sprints into Le Mans-style endurance events.

"It's no longer enough to have the fastest car or the best driver, you have to ge...