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2014 Chinese GP – Hamilton strolls to pole in wet Shanghai qualifying

2014 Chinese GP – Hamilton strolls to pole in wet Shanghai qualifying

April 19, 2014

Lewis Hamilton secured his third pole of 2014 so far in another dominant qualifying display for Mercedes, making it look easy despite the wet circuit to finish clear of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, while team mate Nico Rosberg had a session to forget. [more…]

2014 Chinese GP – Hamilton strolls to pole in wet Shanghai qualifying

2014 Chinese GP – Hamilton strolls to pole in wet Shanghai qualifying

April 19, 2014

Lewis Hamilton secured his third pole of 2014 so far in another dominant qualifying display for Mercedes, making it look easy despite the wet circuit to finish clear of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, while team mate Nico Rosberg had a session to forget. [more…]

Five Talking Points from the Bahrain Grand Prix

Five Talking Points from the Bahrain Grand Prix

April 7, 2014

From the reason no team orders proved that the return of team orders is not a bad thing, to the continually impressive new boy at Red Bull Racing, via the chilling sight of the true pace of the new Mercedes machine, Patronise F1 summarises five of the big talking points from the Bahrain GP weekend. [more…]

Fifth Column – Bahrain

Fifth Column – Bahrain

April 10, 2014

The Bahrain Grand Prix was a thriller, of that there is no mistake, but some believe that what the weekend was really missing was a dose of slightly hackneyed and naff humour. Well, actually nobody believes that is what the weekend was missing, but despite that, here is another edition of Fifth Column. [more…]

2013 F1 Season Review – Caterham – Last but not least, but also probably least

2013 F1 Season Review – Caterham – Last but not least, but also probably least

January 24, 2014

Patronise F1 completes our rather tardy look back at the 2013 F1 season just in time for the 2014 season to start by giving Caterham's season the once over, in a year when the team many saw as being the most 'sorted' of the newcomers in 2010 subsided to the very back of the sport's pecking order. [more…]