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Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The title path and how Ferrari beat Red Bull with a slower car

The season finale was packed with drama and tension, especially at the end as Lewis Hamilton tried everything to change his situation and win the world championship. His personal strategy was clear, meanwhile team race strategy decisions had a huge bearing on what happened behind him, with Red Bull trying to win the race using a different strategy gambit, but getting caught out by some excellent work by Ferrari. The Scuderia beat Red Bull despite having a slower car, thanks to strategy. Here’s the inside […]

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

How Ferrari missed the podium in Suzuka

This year’s Japanese Grand Prix was one of only three in the last 25 years where all cars finished, making it a tough race in which to make progress, especially if you weren’t running towards the front. It was also unusual for a Suzuka event in not featuring either a Safety Car or a Virtual Safety car, to mix up the race and offer some strategic dice rolling opportunities. But there were some major talking points about the decisions that were taken with Ferrari again […]

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Vettel praised new track surface

Sebastian Vettel has praised Sepang International Circuit ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix following a repaving of the legendary venue with a high-performance bitumen specifically developed for use on racing circuits. The four-time World Champion walked the 5.543 km track with his team in preparation for a race at which he has achieved huge success, including four victories and his first win for Ferrari last year. “I walked the track earlier today and from what I see the track surface looks really good. It’s […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Could Singapore have had a different winner?

This year’s Singapore Grand Prix was one of the most interesting races of the season from a strategy point of view. It showed that when the performance of the leading cars is closely matched, the strategy possibilities created by having three different tyre compounds make for unpredictable racing and close finishes. There was a great deal of variation in the decisions made before and during the Grand Prix and some big decisions to be analysed, which gained places for some and cost places for others. […]

Posted on Monday, September 5, 2016

Vettel pleased with Monza podium

Sebastian Vettel scored a podium finish at his team’s home race in Monza for the second successive year on Sunday. With this result he ended Ferrari's run of four races without a top-three finish and is now positive that the Italian squad will come back to a better form in the future. The German saw the chequered flag third behind the Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton after starting the Italian Grand Prix from the same position. “Of course I am very happy […]

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Raikkonen hopeful of better tyre warm-up

Kimi Raikkonen is hopeful that tyre warm-up will improve across the remainder of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, after admitting that it was a minor issue for him during Thursday's practice sessions. Raikkonen was eighth quickest in the opening practice session and claimed fourth in a second session which was interrupted by the arrival of heavy rain. "The feeling with the car today was pretty okay, obviously there are some small issues but they are more related to the tyres: it’s difficult to make them […]