It was a good victory for F1 when Vettel took the title last Sunday afternoon. The likable young German had shown his inexperience during the mid portion of the season, but equally had a rotten run of luck with reliability. With his 10 poles and awesome race speed over 2010, he’s a worthy champion.
The 2011 ‘silly season’ kicked off some 5 weeks ago when it was discovered that Kimi Raikkonen’s management had contacted Renault enquiring about their line-up for next year. Sadly there was no interest from the Finn, just a media frenzy borne out of a simple discussion between camps with no substantive story behind it. I was mightily disappointed.
Not content with a brace of trophies from last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have now been given another couple of Italian bits of memorabilia – an Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari each.
SkiddMark takes a look at F1’s drivers and teams using social media channel Twitter.
F1 Drivers consider splashing out on the Porsche GT2 RS – Mark Webber gets the ball rolling.
Luca di Montezemolo declares his interest in having Valentino Rossi in a Ferrari F1 car for 2011.