Formula 1

Belgian GP Makes News Not Just For Hamilton’s Win It Was About Sebastian Vettel As Well

 August 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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Lewis Hamilton eked out a masterly performance at the Belgian Grand Prix last Sunday. With Nico Rosberg taking the second place, it was another 1-2 for the Mercedes team. The Mercedes dominance in F1 is slowly becoming monotonous but the Belgian track had more juice on Sunday than Hamilton-Rosberg 1-2. Former world champion Sebastian Vettel had […]

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Tops Hungarian GP

For Once Mercedes Misses Podium Vettel Tops Hungarian GP with Two Red-Bulls in Tow

 July 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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In one of the most chaotic races in recent memory, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel kept his cool to win the Hungarian GP. Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton did his best to beat himself after excellent qualifying performance at the Hungaroring circuit. It looked like a race day from few years back, when the Ferraris and Red […]

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British GP at Silverstone

Classy Hamilton Fights Heavy Odds to Win the Eventful British GP at Silverstone on Sunday

 July 7, 2015   R K Gupta

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Despite the top pole position, Hamilton made a bad start. He allowed Williams duo of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas to pass him early. His teammate Nico Rosberg also gave up his second place on the grid. Then the safety car came out as a crash took place in the first lap itself. Lotus team-mates […]

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Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg Reels Off a Convincing Victory Over Lewis Hamilton in the Austrian GP

 June 25, 2015   R K Gupta

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The Mercedes refuses to wilt to other constructors as Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton carved out yet another 1-2 finish that has almost become a routine. While there is no denying the driving skills of the two men, the Mercedes superiority over other manufacturers is making the F1 scenario a bit monotonous. After about 18 […]

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Canadian GP

After Monaco Blunder, Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole-to-Flag Victory at the Canadian GP In Montreal

 June 11, 2015   R K Gupta

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Mercedes invited massive criticism after the Monaco fiasco, in which Lewis Hamilton lost not because he did badly. His failure to take the top podium finish was directly attributable to the strategic blunder committed by the Mercedes “Think-Tank” that showed the potential weakness of the German team. But on Sunday at Montreal, the reigning world […]

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Monaco GP

Strategic Error from Mercedes Team Lends Lucky Win for Rosberg at Monaco GP

 May 27, 2015   R K Gupta

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After an inch-perfect performance until the final 16 laps, Lewis Hamilton lost the race for no fault of his own in the Monaco Grand Prix last Sunday. Up until then, the defending champion had an unassailable 15 seconds lead over Rosberg, beginning with a faultless start and top Pole position acquired in the qualifying a […]

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Nico Rosberg Wins Spanish F1 GP

Nico Rosberg Wins Spanish F1 GP ahead of Hamilton and Vettel at Barcelona

 May 13, 2015   R K Gupta

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The last time Nico Rosberg took the top step on the podium was in November 2014 at Sao Paulo in the Brazilian GP. Since then he has been playing only a second fiddle to teammate Lewis Hamilton. On May 10, however, he reversed that and finished a faultless race, beginning with the top pole position […]

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Hamilton Continues to Dominate F1 Scene, Wins Third Race of 2015 Season

 April 24, 2015   R K Gupta

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Champion British driver Lewis Hamilton continued to maintain his stranglehold in Formula-1 as he finished with a dominant victory in last Sunday’s 2015 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton was followed by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen, who stood on the podium after 27 races. The third spot was taken by Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg. Once again the […]

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Chinese F1 Grand Prix

Chinese F1 Grand Prix: Hamilton Tops at Shanghai, Rosberg Second, Vettel Third

 April 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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After Sebastian Vettel’s victory in the Malaysian GP last fortnight, the issue of tyre-management during the race has suddenly acquired prominence. In season’s third F1 GP at Shanghai, most pre-race debate was focused on the new buzzword of Tyre-Management. Analysts talked about Ferrari’s lighter-tyre strategy employed in the previous race and whether Mercedes drivers could […]

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Malaysian GP: Emotional Vettel Weeps in Victory, His First as a Ferrari Driver

 March 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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After more than a year, 4-time Formula-one world champion Sebastian Vettel of Germany returned to the top podium finish at the second F1 race of 2015 season at Sepang racing circuit in Malaysia. In the entire 2014 F1 season, all talks were concerned with Mercedes and their two drivers. They dominated as a team and […]

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