Formula 1: Against The Odds

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British Bits And Bobs

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SiverstoneWith this weekend’s race looking like little more than a battle between the Red Bulls, I’ve been ploughing through the statistics to see if there is anything that stands out. Continue reading…


Carnage in Canada

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ButtonIn the eleven races held at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve since I started keeping my records, there have been seventeen safety cars deployed. Only three of those races have seen no safety car at all. Statistically that is more often than any other circuit bar Melbourne, including Monaco.
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June 5, 2010 at 9:48 am

From Lights to Flag in Spain

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Circuit de CatalunyaThe Circuit de Catalunya is renowned for being processional. It is the circuit that the teams know best, where car set-up should be as close to optimal as possible and where the layout provides such limited opportunities for passing. This puts more emphasis on qualifying position than any circuit that we have visited so far this season. Continue reading…

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May 8, 2010 at 9:51 am

Malaysian Margins

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Sepang CircuitThe start of the 2010 season has drawn much comment, ranging from the expected – are the new regulations working? – to the less expected – was the track too long to encourage overtaking? One observation that I haven’t seen anywhere however is that we have had two wide-margin winners. Is this just a coincidence, or is it a product of the new rules and revised strategies? Continue reading…

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March 31, 2010 at 11:51 pm

Safety Car Statistics Bet

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First things first: I’m not going to try to predict the weather for this weekend. The Spa Francochamps circuit is acknowledged for having its own micro-climate and there have been times where it has felt like that particular corner of Belgium was the only place in Western Europe where rain was falling. A little bit of inclement weather would certainly help anyone interested in this bet though: Continue reading…

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August 27, 2009 at 7:33 pm

Barcelona Hat Tricks

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No, not Henry or Messi for a change; I’m looking at the Win, Pole and Fastest Lap market. There is definitely something about the Circuit de Catalunya that allows one driver to dominate a weekend. Since 1997, one driver has claimed all three prizes on no less than seven occasions: Continue reading…

Chinese Grand Prix Data Sheet

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pdf-icon.jpg The return of the Grand Prix data sheet… Still not a lot of historical data to go on I’m afraid, but at least the 2008 season data is pretty comprehensive now.

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October 16, 2008 at 11:52 pm