Valencia: Post-race postcard

F1’s most recent expedition yielded crystal balls, another disappointing race for a certain team from Woking, hot weather, French tongue, two almost-rollovers and about one hundred thousand screaming Spaniards.

Sounds decent — and it was. Incredibly, this expedition was widely predicted to be the most boring race of the season, with many (not us… ahem) touting the Valencia street circuit as one of the worst Formula 1 tracks of all time. And to be fair, all 4 previous races held around these same streets didn’t exactly lead anyone to believe it could ever produce a race that could be considered entertaining by F1’s standards. With 2012’s races having heightened everyone’s expectations of how Grands Prix should be, it was going to be a particularly tough ask this time around…

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Ni Hao Shanghai! F1 lands in China

Hey look! It’s that guy from the meme!

Formula 1’s eastern odyssey continues this weekend, as the teams and drivers embark on the next chapter of their yearly adventure; Shanghai.

Having only arrived earlier in the week, it didn’t take long for everyone to get settled in, and there’s already been plenty of action for the drivers.  Continue reading