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Throwback Thursday: 1994 Spanish Grand Prix

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With the whole F1 paddock still reeling from the tragic events of Imola a few weeks prior, F1 Hub revisits Damon Hill’s most emotional win. Still active to this day, the Grand Prix Driver’s Association (GDPA), was formed following the 1994 Monaco GP in response to the fatalities at Bolognia. First order of business for the […]

How Hamilton’s jet-set lifestyle helped avoid a 2011-like psychological slump

Kahran Vohra
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Triple world champion, Lewis Hamilton arguably remains in a ‘healthy’ psychological stage, despite not capitalizing at any stage this year, will the bad luck going the Englishman’s way, and Kahran Vohra investigated if the world champion’s new lifestyle avoided a psychological slump for Hamilton. Clearly, proceedings haven’t gone the way Hamilton would have liked, arguably […]

Analysis: Red Bull pre-ordained Daniil Kvyat axing

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Following news of Max Verstappen’s promotion to Red Bull Racing at Daniil Kvyat’s expense, F1 Hub examines how the move has been pre-ordained, rather than a knee-jerk reaction. In March this year, Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko warned both Red Bull driver’s Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat of axing should either fail to reach […]

Did Ferrari throw away another victory opportunity?

Kahran Vohra
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Nico Rosberg and Mercedes have dominated the opening three races of the 2016 season, and arguably the German has been in such fine form after his rivals have encountered a variety of problems, and Rosberg did nothing but keep it clean up-front, but did Ferrari have the potential to win the Chinese Grand Prix, had […]

Analysis: Should Rosberg be considered favourite for title?

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After his third straight win, statistics suggest Nico Rosberg will go on to win the 2016 title – though, as Hamilton is struck with bad luck during several occasions, Daniel Kuberek investigates if the inevitable is likely to happen despite the 21-race long season. Cruising unchallenged to victory in China, Nico Rosberg added his name to numerous records, […]

Can Ferrari still win the Chinese GP?

Kahran Vohra
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After mistakes for both Ferrari drivers on their final runs in Q3 the pairing will line-up in third and fourth, and both drivers admitted the mistakes made in Q3 did stop them from challenging for pole, and getting Mercedes run of pole positions to an end. Ferrari’s supreme long-run pace will however remain, and does […]

Destination Guide: Shanghai

Helena Hicks
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Shanghai, China is the third race on the 2016 Formula 1 calendar. Shanghai’s International Circuit has hosted the Chinese Grand Prix since 2004, where Michael Schumacher holds the quickest lap-time around the track. At a Glance Shanghai, or ‘Hu’ for short, is situated on the estuary Yangtze River and a sprawl of skyscrapers and technological […]

How F1 misjudged new qualifying format

Jordan Harvey
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The new elimination-style qualifying format is set to keep F1 strategy group members scratching their heads long into the Australasian night. The change to qualifying was introduced with the prospect that it would mix up the race grid and provide an exciting conclusion. Instead, it created an anticlimactic end to a qualifying hour which otherwise […]

The Alternative F1 Preview

Jordan Harvey
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It’s the race of all races, drive of all drives. The thing fans crave the most and what keeps race drivers alive. It’s had a turbulent history, yet the fire refuses to die. Through the Arden forest to the Bahraini desert engines cry. With a future unclear you may be tempted to step back in […]