Apologies for being a little late with this, we’ve only just caught up with qualifying thanks to a catastrophic misunderstanding on timings caused by the sheer novelty of an American race…
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So let’s make plain what is at stake here; Sebastian Vettel could pass through US immigration on Monday a triple world champion. Fernando Alonso can’t, though he can stop Vettel from sealing it by finishing fourth or higher. That way even if Vettel does win on Sunday, the championship won’t be settled in the USA.
Howdy Sunday Afternooners! Here’s a quick Friday Afternoon post to quietly suggest that it might well be worth setting aside some of your weekend to keep up with events in Austin, Texas.
What with the revolving door reaching warp speed at the BBC, it may have momentarily escaped your attention that we at the Club are about to lose one of our official Sunday Afternoon heroes. Jake Humphrey has just this weekend’s Austin GP (times below) and next weekend’s live Brazilian GP to go before he leaves […]
Right at the end there, as Kimi, ‘Nando and Seb were having their candid camera moment above, the BBC’s Ben Edwards asked “what is Fernando Alonso thinking right now I wonder…?”. We’re pretty certain, as the Spaniard looked over his shoulder at the young German, he was thinking “how the hell did he ever get […]
Get in there! Well that’s put a smile on everyone’s face and convinced us our alternative world championship (see yesterday’s post) is working. Lewis Hamilton and McLaren seem to have come good, again. And just when it’s all too late. Hamilton will start tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi race around the Emirates Star Trek-themed marina in pole. […]
Day one of our new ‘Sunday Driver Ratings’, and we can declare them a success, partially. Remember, all drivers are eligible except Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel. They’ve got something bigger to drive for, and our SDR is designed to keep everyone else interested. So it’s a bit of a shame that the most exciting […]
There are two kinds of F1 stories out there right now. The first are awe-struck appreciations of the genius of Adrian Newey, which conclude there will be no beating the Bulls over the next three races. The second are slightly hollow-sounding reports of rallying calls at Ferrari who now have it all to do if […]