Formula 1

[EN] German GP – Alonso the crowd-pleaser

GP GERMANIA F1/2014

The rain that might have helped the Scuderia Ferrari drivers exceed the current performance level of their car, cruelly arrived shortly after the end of the German Grand Prix, in which Fernando Alonso finished in fifth place, while team-mate Kimi Raikkonen brought his F14 T home just outside the points in eleventh. Not an exhilarating result, but Fernando yet again was a key player in making this an absolutely thrilling race. Two weeks ago he […]

[EN] British GP – Kimi’s lucky escape, Fernando puts on a show

GP GRAN BRETAGNA F1/2014

Today’s race will be remembered as a real F1 classic, in which much of the excitement was provided by Scuderia Ferrari. Unfortunately, not all of it was positive, as Kimi Raikkonen was involved in a very scary accident on the opening lap: the Finn limped away to be checked in the medical centre. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries. As for Fernando Alonso, he produced a scintillating drive in a ‘battle of the champions’ as […]

Austrian GP – A mountain to climb in the styrian alps

GP AUSTRIA F1/2014

Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen finished fifth and tenth respectively in this the eighth round of the Formula 1 World Championship. All four of the cars that finished ahead of the Spaniard in his F14 T were Mercedes-powered, underlining the current superiority of the German power unit. Nico Rosberg took his third win of the season for Mercedes, ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton, while Valtteri Bottas secured his first ever F1 podium finish, in third […]

Canadian GP – Some lucky points

GP CANADA F1/2014

An anonymous afternoon for Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen in what was possibly the most exciting race of the year so far. Having qualified in the middle of the grid, the Ferrari duo had no place to go given the difficulty in overtaking cars that had a greater top speed than the F14 T. However, a frightening accident on the penultimate lap wiped out two cars so that the Ferrari men ended the race in […]

[EN] Monaco GP – A fourth for Fernando, a fatest lap for kimi

GP MONACO F1/2014

Fernando Alonso finished the Monaco Grand Prix in fourth place, having started fifth, while Kimi Raikkonen ended up twelfth, the victim of circumstance, after what had been a very promising start. Mercedes continued its clean sweep with a sixth win from six starts, this time Nico Rosberg recording his second victory of the season, his second consecutive Monaco win. His team-mate Lewis Hamilton was second while Daniel Ricciardo was third for Red Bull. At the […]