Category Archive: Formula One in 2012

Grosjean confirmed to continue at Lotus

Not that it’s really news, but Romain Grosjean’s contract with the Lotus team has been extended for next year. Even though there was very little doubt of Grosjean’s continuation contract (given Eric Boullier… Continue reading

Robert Kubica may give up on coming back to F1

Even with Heikki Kovalainen and Kamui Kobayashi’s F1 careers hanging in the balance, a news item from the world of Formula Ones that perhaps saddens me even more is a recent statement from… Continue reading

FIA releases Constructors for next season – The End of HRT

Hispania Racing Team can now be considered as semi-officially out of the F1s. The FIA has released the list of participating Constructors for next season which includes all the constructors that have paid the… Continue reading

Bottas confirmed at Williams

Valtteri Bottas has been officially announced as the second driver for Williams next season. Bottas is replacing Bruno Senna who drove an uneven season at Williams and whose future in the sport is… Continue reading

Heikki and Kamui – Update

There have still not been any news regarding current F1 drivers following the final race in Brazil, held last Sunday. However, a rumour is now circulating that Heikki Kovalainen may still have a… Continue reading

Sebastian Vettel is the World Champion of 2012

Congratulations, Seb! Onneksi olkoon! Und Herlichen Glückwunsch! Sebastian Vettel secured his third World Championship on the Interlagos Circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In a partially/mostly rainy race, he finished 6th and secured the championship.… Continue reading

Heikki annouces: Caterham or Bust…

Heikki Kovalainen’s F1 career may end this weekend at the Brazilian Grand Prix. While, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso throw down in the last GP of the season to decide which one will… Continue reading

HRT is closing down!

The latest news from the ailing Hispania Racing Team is that the current F1 Constructor is about to close its doors. Ironically, I was actually announcing HRT’s retirement from the sport in July… Continue reading

Heikki’s Options – A Driver’s Seat or No Seat At All

Finnish F1 Driver, Heikki Kovalainen, has made it clear in a recent interview that he is only interested in a driver’s seat for next year and not a so-called 3rd driver seat as… Continue reading

Formula One Broadcasters are apparently faint-hearted grandmas

One of the major topics of in F1 circles after Kimi Räikkönen’s victory in Abu Dhabi, his first during this comeback season, has been the Finnish driver’s behaviour both behind the wheel and… Continue reading

Kimi Räikkönen wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Kimi Räikkönen, returning world champion of formula one, has now won his first Grand Prix during his comeback season in Abu Dhabi, the third-to-final race of the season. Räikkönen snagged the victory when… Continue reading

The Hülk moves to Sauber, opening at Force India…

Nico “The Hülk” Hülkenberg has been picked up for the Sauber Team next year, presumably as the replacement to Sergio Perez who is driving for McLaren next season. This is good news for… Continue reading

Räikkönen continues with Lotus next year!

Not that it’s much of a news story, but the Lotus F1 has now confirmed that Kimi Räikkönen (World Champion, 2007) will continue racing for them next year as well. Kimi’s pace has… Continue reading

Heikki’s chances of a better team improve

Somewhat ironically, the fact that the Caterham F1 team is currently 11th behind Marussia in the Championship Standings may be good news for their Finnish Driver Heikki Kovalainen. The Top-10 teams at the… Continue reading

Driver Speculation Update: Massa gets signed!

There’s more drivers’ seat news coming from F1 as Felipe Massa has secured a continuation of his contract at Ferrari. As a result, a number of my driver speculation scenarios have once again… Continue reading

Maria de Villota is back & F1’s First Female Principal

This summer, Marussia F1 Team’s female test-driver Maria de Villota was involved in a serious testing crash. While coming off the track to do maintenance, de Villota’s car took off at high-speed instead of… Continue reading