As we look back at one of the most entertaining F1 seasons, we list down some of the awesome facts which we witnessed since March this year.
1. 6 Champions on the starting Grid : 2012 saw 6 champions start the season out the 24 drivers. We had Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button & Sebastian Vettel.
Not only was there a possibility for one of these to clock another championship, we had the likes of … Read more
When VW started the Polo R Cup in India, it was thought to be an extension to the Polo brand ; but VW has been looking at the bigger picture.
The seeds sown last year are already shaping up well with the first Indian to benefit from the experience in the form of Pune boy Oshan Kothadiya.
He will race in the revered VW Scirocco R Cup 2012 in Germany.
The Polo R Cup in India has shaped well into … Read more
Hirvonen stripped of his win!
The rain stricken Portugal round of WRC started off with Loeb’s retirement on Day 1.
Day 2 ended with Hirvonen leading the times and turning a page towards his first Citroen win.
He won the rally as per best times but was stripped the win thanks to a faulty clutch plate which did not make up according to the regulations.
Day 2 mistakes by Ford driver Latvala and Solberg meant Mads Ostberg won the first … Read more
The Race : Jenson Button drove better than the Knightrider to come home first in the first F1 race of 2012. Teammate Lewis Hamilton was third split by the Red Bull of defending champ (music) Sebastian Vettel.
You just cannot count the German out ; Post qualifying (where a Lotus was better than the Red Bull), it was pretty much expected to be a normal affair for Mclaren to get … Read more
When Force India was formed in 2007, the old Spykar team got a lease of life from the flamboyant Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya.
And it was perfectly executed. An Indian name with Indian colors with Kingfisher name all around.
Since then, the team has surpassed all expectations but the airline has not.
The famous 5 star airline is broke and so are its owners (plural refers to V.Mallya and the various group companies, multiple banks who are as grumpy as a mad wife)
Cars : Krzysztof Holowczyc driving the only non Monster (Drink) colored Mini scored a win on stage 5. Not only he drove fast but gained more than 2 minutes on the overall leader Stephen Peterhansel.
Second was Robbie Gordon. Its a delight to watch the Hummer run fast through the vast deserts of South America. Peterhansel finished third and still is the overall rally leader.
Bikes : The dog fight is growing into an epic battle. Cyril Despres is back riding … Read more