Category Archives: Qualifying

Qualifying reports

The winner takes it all – Abu Dhabi quali

No points to be won on Saturday, of course, but lots of head to heads to be decided as far as qualifying performance over the season. None more so than at Mclaren, who enter the final weekend of a distinctly … Continue reading

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The penultimate countdown – Brazilian GP quali

Toto Wolff’s comments last year about one team dominating a season being boring have come back to bite him with a vengeance, with Mercedes already polishing the 2014 Constructor’s Championship trophy and Hamilton or Rosberg at the top of pretty much … Continue reading

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2014: United States GP Grid

Here is the grid for the 2014 US Grand Prix, following grid penalties: 1. Nico Rosberg 1:36.067 2. Lewis Hamilton 1:36.443 3. Valtteri Bottas 1:36.906 4. Felipe Massa 1:37.205 5. Daniel Ricciardo 1:37.244 6. Fernando Alonso 1:37.610 7. Kevin Magnussen … Continue reading

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Go west – USA GP quali

There’s an irony in the F1 arriving in the home of unfettered commercialism and enterprise amidst an escalating row about the cost of the sport and financing. With two teams already ‘excused’ from the weekend’s activities due to financial issues, there … Continue reading

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2014: Russian GP Grid

Here is the grid for the 2014 Russian Grand Prix, following grid penalties: Lewis Hamilton 1:38.513 Nico Rosberg 1:38.713 Valtteri Bottas 1:38.920 Jenson Button 1:39.121 Daniil Kvyat 1:39.277 Daniel Ricciardo 1:39.635 Fernando Alonso 1:39.709 Kimi Raikkonen 1:39.771 Jean-Eric Vergne 1:40.020 … Continue reading

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Lewis Hamilton takes inaugural Russian GP pole

A bright sunny day greeted drivers at the qualifying session for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. 21 drivers took to the track for Q1, with Marussia choosing not to run another driver in Jules Bianchi’s car. Instead they have set … Continue reading

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Nico Rosberg on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix

With Typhoon Phanfone expected to disrupt the race tomorrow, qualifying took place in dry conditions. The big news going into qualifying was that Sebastian Vettel is set to leave Red Bull at the end of the season. Mercedes had a … Continue reading

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