In 2013, McLaren must guard against this. It must put faith in its drivers, in its engineers, and take its chances at every opportunity. To do otherwise is to abandon its season by way of only half-trying – and that’s just not McLaren.
Nico Rosberg has taken consecutive pole positions with a dominant Q3 display at Barcelona.
Formula One is a sport. It is a sport with enormous global reach and influence, but a sport nonetheless. To use its size to influence politics outside the realm of motorsport is to become corrupt, no matter the intention.
Sebastian Vettel has won back-to-back Bahrain Grand Prix in a display of renewed Red Bull dominance.
Nico Rosberg has taken a surprise pole position in Bahrain, fending off Championship favourites Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso.
Driving a Formula One car is more than just pushing to the limit each lap. It’s about management, it’s about setting and reaching targets. It’s about driving cleverly – and ‘twas ever thus, because Formula One always has, and always will, reward the most complete driver.
Fernando Alonso has stormed home with a perfectly executed pit stop strategy to win the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
Lewis Hamilton has secured his first pole position for Mercedes in Shanghai, the site of Mercedes’ last win in Formula One.