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Spanish Grand Prix drama

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Musings and opinion 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, May 14, 2012

The Spanish Grand Prix was held at the weekend and it was a drama filled event, from qualifying to an hour and half after the podium presentation. Hamilton's relegation to the rear of the grid promoted Pastor Maldonado from his impressive second place to his first pole position. He then backed it up with a confident sensible drive into the Turn 1, losing out to Fernando Alonso, only to regain the lead with solid driving and clever pit strat...
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Australian Formula 1 GP, Melbourne 2012

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Musings and opinion 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, March 19, 2012

Australia has once again openend the F1GP season and overall it was a good couple of days. We've finally been able to get a feel for what the 2012 cars can do - who has made progress over the winter period and who has stood still? It seems that Ferrari have gone backwards and HRT are falling off the tail end of the pit lane.

Mercedes were looking like the big movers, unfortunately a gearbox issue dropped Schumacher out of the race and a la...
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Formula 1 2012 Season regulations

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Regulations developments 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The 2012 season of Formula One is about to get started, with all of the teams converging on Melbourne this weekend for the opening event at Albert Park. Every year there are a slew of changes, as drivers renew or change contracts (or are terminated altogether), teams get new names and new liveries nad the FIA adjusts technical and sporting regulations.

You could go to the FIA website and trawl through all of the regulations, or you could ...
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Australians assisting with Year 2 of F1GP South Korea

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, January 16, 2014, In : Musings and opinion 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The F1 juggernaut returns to South Korea in just under two weeks for the second time. Last year was the first ever hosting and a training team assembled by CAMS went over to help the Korean team to prepare and conduct the event. There were a number of stumbling blocks along the way, but despite these, the event won an FIA award for its efforts.

This year a smaller Australian contingent is returning to Mokpo for back-up while the K...
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