Tag Archives: Fernando Alonso

Hamilton leads from lights to flag in China

Lewis Hamilton has dominated the Chinese Grand Prix, leading from lights to flag to secure Mercedes their fourth victory of the year. Hamilton’s team-mate Nico Rosberg fought back through the pack, after losing out at the start, to finish in … Continue reading

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Tyre choice dilemma as rain falls on Shanghai quali

With the F1 news dominated by off-track events, the circus rolled into China with plenty of in-team and inter-team battles to resolve. The run-up to round four of the Championship had featured Red Bull Racing’s unsuccessful appeal of Daniel Ricciardo’s … Continue reading

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2014: Chinese Grand Prix Preview

Following an entertaining Bahrain Grand Prix, the Chinese Grand Prix has a lot to live up to. Being held for the eleventh time, the Chinese Grand Prix has been won by both Mercedes drivers – Nico Rosberg in 2012 and … Continue reading

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Bahrain quali – Mercedes confirm their early season dominance

The question on everyone’s mind entering round three of the championship is ‘will Mercedes carry their early form into the Bahrain weekend?’ Free Practice appeared to suggest that this would be the case, with Hamilton consistently recording very competitive times … Continue reading

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Mercedes duo continue domination in Bahrain free practice

The Mercedes duo have continued their domination by topping the times in the first two practice sessions ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton topped both free practice sessions leading team-mate Nico Rosberg by two and three tenths … Continue reading

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Lewis Hamilton leads home Mercedes 1-2 in Malaysia

Lewis Hamilton has won the Malaysia Grand Prix, leading home a Mercedes 1-2 in the process. After starting on pole, Hamilton eked out a two second lead by the end of the first lap, staying ahead of Red Bull’s Sebastian … Continue reading

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Mercedes set the early pace in Malaysia

Mercedes have set the early pace in Malaysia with their drivers topping one Friday practice session apiece. It wasn’t all straightforward for the team however as both of their drivers had moments, including a trip across the gravel for Lewis … Continue reading

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2014: Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

Two weeks after the Australian Grand Prix, teams have traveled to Malaysia for round two of the Formula One championship. Nico Rosberg threw down the gauntlet in the opening round, winning the race in a dominating and comfortable style, finishing … Continue reading

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2014 Hatwatch Update

Back in March 2012 I posted a post on this blog called Hats off to Fernando Alonso. It was just for fun, speculating on the possibility of a ‘hat-off’ between Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen after the latter’s return to … Continue reading

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Nico Rosberg shows intent in Australia with fastest FP3 time

Nico Rosberg has shown just what Mercedes can do by going 1.3 seconds faster than anyone else. Jenson Button ended the session in second place with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso going third fastest. A stream of cars led by Jean-Eric Vergne … Continue reading

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