(Alternative headline was â€˜Is HRT TATAâ€™s Biggest Mistake In Formula1?â€™) It pained me to see Narain Karthikeyan struggle in the Hispania Racing Teamâ€™s F112 around the Albert Park circuit in Australia last weekend. This was HRT’s second Australian GP in a row where they failed to qualify for the race. While my heart goes out […]
After the closely contested qualifying session of the 2012 Australian Grand Prix (Read post: 2012 Australian Grand Prix Qualifying Report) the race was expected to be exciting with most fans not knowing what to expect! Would the Mclarens trot to victory or would it be a Schumacher win with Grosjean being the dark horse? Also, would Red Bull Racing emerge faster in race pace and what about the ailing Ferraris?
A superb start to the 2012 Formula1 season! If youâ€™ve been following pre-season testing and the lead up to the 2012 Australian Grand Prix, you would agree that there was little that one could judge about the relative pace of the top teams. Sometimes we saw a Red Bull on top and the other times a Mclaren or a Mercedes but never a Ferrari! This lack of relativity increased as your went further down the grid to the mid-field teams. Sauber, Sahara Force India, Lotus, Williams and even Toro Rosso showed top pace at different times in the off-season giving the fans and even Formula1 experts a hard time to make any pre-season predictions!
The 2012 Formula1 season is only a few days away from its opening round which will be the 2012 Australian Grand Prix to be held at the Albert Park in Melbourne. The pre-season news have been the over-discussed ‘platypus’ or ‘hammer head’ noses that all teams have with the exception of Mclaren and maybe Marussia. […]