أرشيف وسم ‘ DRS ’

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012

Satisfying race and points for Hulkenberg

It was another race with points for Nico Hulkenberg in Austin as he drove his Force India to eighth place. Hulkenberg started from sixth but could ultimately not stay with the cars ahead of him. "Another tough race but very satisfying to have so many good battles and score another four points. I think we squeezed the maximum from the car and should be pleased with what we achieved. For the first few laps we looked very strong, but after lap ten the tyres started […]

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012

FIA to limit DRS use in 2013

DRS usage is set to change for the 2013 season

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Force India to announce second driver on Wednesday

Swiss newspaper Blick has tipped Force India to announce Paul di Resta's next teammate on Wednesday. Veteran journalist Roger Benoit said the Silverstone based team has weighed up paying drivers including Adrian Sutil and Bruno Senna, or an essentially unsponsored talent like Sebastien Buemi. "With five million, I would be there immediately," Swiss Buemi, currently Red Bull's reserve driver, said. "But I'm still optimistic." Also still in doubt is Nico Hulkenberg's 2013 teammate at Sauber, as candidates Esteban Gutierrez and the impressive new Renault World […]

Posted on Sunday, November 4, 2012

Vettel elated with comeback drive

Sebastian Vettel expressed his joy after finishing on the podium at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Vettel started from the pit lane and despite contact with Bruno Senna and a DRS board, he made it up to 3rd place. "It was a good race for us today, a big chance for Ferrari and Fernando, but we didn’t allow it. I enjoyed it a lot today, more than anything. I damaged the front wing pretty early with Bruno, which was not ideal, but we were able […]

Posted on Sunday, November 4, 2012

Hectic race for di Resta

Paul di Resta claimed two points courtesy of a ninth place finish despite a collision at the start of the race. di Resta was involved in contact at Turn one that left him with a puncture. "Quite a hectic race for me but I’m happy to come away with some points considering the way the race unfolded", he said. "I’m not sure what happened going into turn one because I had a great launch and moved ahead of Nico, but on the exit of the […]

Posted on Saturday, November 3, 2012

Maldonado: Points are important

Pastor Maldonado has targeted a points finish after qualifying in fourth place for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Maldonado surprised many with his lap in Q3 that puts him behind only Lewis Hamilton and the Red Bull drivers. "It was a difficult session, especially in Q2 as we were on the limit in P10, but I saw the potential in the car. We then found a great balance in Q3 and I’m happy that we are back to looking strong again", said the Venezuelan. "I […]

Posted on Saturday, November 3, 2012

Kovalainen, Petrov not extracting the maximum

Neither Heikki Kovalainen or Vitaly Petrov felt that they extracted the maximum from their Caterham CT01 in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Kovalainen qualified in nineteenth place, with Petrov being beaten to twentieth by Charles Pic. "I’m pretty pleased with my final lap but I know there was more pace in the car. My first run on the medium tyres was ok but on the second run on the softs I had a problem with the DRS that meant I wasn’t able to […]

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012

Sauber positive ahead of Abu Dhabi

Sauber drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez are positive as the Swiss team heads to Abu Dhabi. Kobayashi's first F1 points came at the circuit in 2009. "I find the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi very exciting because it’s a twilight race, and the only one of the season. It’s very special to start in daylight and then race in the dark. This creates a really unique atmosphere, which I like", he said. "For me Abu Dhabi is a special race anyway because it was […]

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012

Vettel supreme in Indian stroll: Grand Prix review

Sebastian Vettel's fifth victory of the season inches him towards the title, but Fernando Alonso is still a threat

Posted on Sunday, October 28, 2012

Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel claimed the 26th victory of his career after dominating the Indian Grand Prix. The German led from start to finish to secure his fifth win of the season. Fernando Alonso claimed second place after passing Mark Webber in the DRS zone. Lewis Hamilton was fourth as his attempts to pass Webber were futile. The result leaves Vettel thirteen points ahead of Alonso in the race for the title.

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012

Massa raced Red Bull-style exhaust in Korea

Ferrari raced an all-new Red Bull-style exhaust on only Felipe Massa's car in Korea last weekend, according to the Spanish newspaper 20 Minutos. The news would explain the Brazilian driver's better pace than teammate Fernando Alonso in the sister F2012, and also the Spaniard's confidence that he is still in the running to beat Sebastian Vettel to the title despite a new 6-point championship deficit and Red Bull's recent dominance. Indeed, 20 Minutos claims Alonso will be running the Massa-specification on his own red car […]

Posted on Sunday, October 14, 2012

Vettel does it with Yeongam Style: Korean GP review

Sebastian Vettel's fourth victory of the season was fairly straightforward, but more importantly, it gives him the championship lead