|TOUGH DAY ON TRACK, BUT RED BULL HOST FAN-TASTIC EVENT|
|SPIELBERG, Styria, Austria – Infiniti Red Bull Racing endured a tough first home race at Austria's Red Bull Ring as Sebastian Vettel was forced to retire from the race after 34 laps, while Daniel Ricciardo salvaged some pride by racing to eighth place at the Spielberg circuit to claim four points.
Sebastian's race went wrong almost from the start. After holding his starting 12th place on lap one, he suddenly slowed at the start of the second tour and reported a sudden loss of power. He...[Read more...]|
|SUCCESSIVE PODIUM FINISHES FOR DANIEL; VETTEL CRUELLY DENIED A GOOD RESULT|
|MONACO – Daniel Ricciardo recorded his second successive podium finish with a third place in Monaco, while Sebastian Vettel was cruelly denied a good result following a power unit problem that caused him to retire his RB10 in the early stages of the grand prix.
The race was won by Nico Rosberg, ending a four-race winning streak for Lewis Hamilton who trailed home behind his teammate in second position. He was pushed hard in the final laps by Daniel. A tense battle saw the Australian c...[Read more...]|
|AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX PRACTICE|
|MELBOURNE – Seb and Dan were the fourth and sixth fastest drivers during this afternoon's Practice 2 session here in Australia.
Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets. Nico Roseberg, Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Kimi Raikkonen, Valtteri Bottas, Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg completed the top 10.
First Practice Session: Position: 7, Best Time: 1:32.793, Laps: 10
Second Practice Session: Position: 4, Best Time: 1:30.381, Laps: 35
'In a way it's a ...[Read more...]|
|Monaco GP – A challenge for seventy years|
|At the previous round of the championship in Barcelona, where Fernando Alonso produced yet another fantastic drive in his Ferrari F2012 to take second place, the majority of teams had introduced new packages to coincide with the first European race of the season. If some elements had failed to deliver a clear picture of their benefits, there was usually talk of waiting to see how they would perform in Canada. Had the designers and engineers forgotten that, before going to Montreal, the F1 circus...[Read more...]|
|Bahrain GP - No oasis for Ferrari in the desert|
|The first four races of the season have come in a whirlwind like the one that can blow sand across Bahrain's Sakhir circuit and today in the desert there was no oasis with a tree to shade the shortcomings of the F2012, nor a well from which to draw up buckets of performance. Fernando Alonso had expected to be somewhere between seventh and twelfth, so ninth is pretty much right in the middle.
It's probable that both the Spaniard and Felipe Massa, who was fourteenth fastest this afternoon, cou...[Read more...]|