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Silly Season Reports

2012 Silly Season Report #4

2012 Silly Season Report #4

More pieces have slotted into place for the 2012 Formula One grid line-up. They're mainly the exact same pieces in the exact same slots, but nevertheless, that's pretty much all there is to talk about for this particular silly season.

 

2012 Silly Season Report #3

2012 Silly Season Report #3

The most dismally dull Formula One silly season in history (or since 2009 anyway) continues to limp ever onwards, and Patty can offer you another handy summary of how precisely nothing is happening on any real level.

2012 Silly Season Report #2

2012 Silly Season Report #2

It's been a couple of months since Patty's last silly season report. But really, the rumours for 2012 are all pretty much the same as they have always been. Still, because we must, Patty summarises them all for you again for no real reason.

2012 Silly Season Report #1

2012 Silly Season Report #1

Hamilton to Red Bull Racing? Perez to Ferrari? Glock to Mercedes? Patronise F1 looks at some of the stronger early-season rumours already swirling round in the complicated miasma of the 2012 silly season rumour mill.

2011 Silly Season Report #9

2011 Silly Season Report #9

The traditional silly season seat shuffling exercise is nearly completed for 2011, with just a few spots left up for grabs as the new season's grid continues to fill up with a selection of the usual suspects and some new random paydrivers.

2011 Silly Season Report #8

2011 Silly Season Report #8

There may only be a few grid slots left to be snapped up by greedy drivers on the grid for the 2011 season, but that doesn't mean that there's not still an entertaining amount of intrigue floating around the Formula One rumour mill.

2011 Silly Season Report #7

2011 Silly Season Report #7

With Kimi's brief period of flirting over, and the 2011 seat map filling up quicker than an oversubscribed EasyJet flight, the joy of silly season is almost at an end. Patronise F1 summarises the final bits of rumour-based fun.

2011 Silly Season Report #6

2011 Silly Season Report #6

All it took was a random phone call to Renault from Kimi's heavies and some bizarre seat swapping from Nick Heidfeld, and suddenly the 2011 silly season picture has been flipped head-over-heels with speculation. Sort of. A bit.

2011 Silly Season Report #5

2011 Silly Season Report #5

The relative tedium of the 2011 silly season continues to rumble ever onwards, with a smattering of minimal speculation peppering the door of the Formula One rumour mill over the remaining few seats on next season's grid.

2011 Silly Season Report #4

2011 Silly Season Report #4

The summer break might mean a certain lack of important news, but there is still plenty going on in the entertaining field of the driver rumour mill. Patronise F1 fills some time rounding up the latest potential moves for 2011.

2011 Silly Season Report #3

2011 Silly Season Report #3

Sebastien Buemi to Renault? Kimi Raikkonen to Mercedes? Michael Schumacher to the scrapheap? Most of the big seats may be tied up, but there's still almost enough rumours flying about the place to make the 2011 silly season worth talking about.

2011 Silly Season Report #2

2011 Silly Season Report #2

Oh dear. For a moment, it looked like the 2011 silly season was all set to rival 2010 for crazy goings-on. Then everyone decided to stay where they were. Still, at least there's a few things left to worry about for next year now.

2011 Silly Season Report #1

2011 Silly Season Report #1

We're barely into the 2010 season, and yet already the rumour mill is ablaze with rumours and suggestions for the makeup of the 2011 grid, meaning that Patronise F1 can kick-start the 2011 silly season reports earlier than ever. Huzzah!