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Season Review 2012

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Season review books

09/01/13

Season review books are often a hit-and-miss affair. Try to take on too much and you risk diluting the subject …

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Season review: Red Bull

04/01/13

It’s interesting how much Vettel splits opinion. Some say he’s one the best drivers that has ever graced the Formula 1 grid…

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Season review: Ferrari

02/01/13

At one point during the 2012 season Alonso was asked what the plans were for the race weekend ahead. “Usual weekend,” he said…

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Season review: November/December

31/12/12

In Abu Dhabi, Hamilton and Webber started on the front row, but there was real intrigue as Sebastian Vettel coasted to a halt…

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Season review: McLaren

29/12/12

It would be fair to say that McLaren had the fastest car for quite a large part of the 2012 season. It certainly had the pace to…

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Nigel Roebuck’s highlight of the year

27/12/12

I thought Fernando Alonso’s victory in Valencia (from 11th on the grid) the best of the season, and a particular …

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Season review: October

27/12/12

The Japanese Grand Prix looked like a done deal at the end of qualifying, Sebastian Vettel taking pole position…

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Damien Smith’s highlight of the year

26/12/12

Just one? That’s a tough call. But to narrow it down, I’d have to go for the closing stages of …

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Season review: Lotus

26/12/12

One driver finished every single race bar one in the points while the other had seven retirements. One driver finished with 207 points…

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Gordon Cruickshank’s highlight of the year

25/12/12

Maybe I shouldn’t admit it but of my two 2012 highlights, neither involved racing. One was at Silverstone, though: on …

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Ed Foster’s highlight of the year

24/12/12

Pick one highlight from your entire year and condense it into one 450-word piece? Now that I’ve sat down to …

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Season review: September

24/12/12

Between November 29 and January 3, we’ll be reviewing the 2012 motor sport season month by month. Along with these …

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Nigel Roebuck’s top 10 drivers

23/12/12

Although it’s in the February issue of the magazine, we’ve decided to post in on the website so you can …

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Season review: Mercedes

22/12/12

Constructors’ Championship: 5th Points: 142 Drivers: Nico Rosberg Points: 93 Best qualifying: 1st Best race result: 1st Michael Schumacher Points: …

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Alex Harmer’s highlight of the year

22/12/12

When looking back over the year to pick my highlight, there were so many events that jumped out at me. …

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Rob Widdows’ highlight of the year

21/12/12

It’s a tough one but, after much agonising, my moment of the year has to be the Blancpain Endurance Series …

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Paul Fearnley’s highlight of the year

20/12/12

Qualifying had been “a cold shower”. He was just over two tenths shy of Q2’s fastest lap – but 11th …

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Season review: August

20/12/12

Between November 29 and January 3, we’ll be reviewing the 2012 motor sport season month by month. Along with these …

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Mat Oxley’s highlight of the year

19/12/12

The best MotoGP racers have a habit of doing extraordinary things. Only occasionally do they do things that leave you …

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Season review: Sauber

19/12/12

When Pérez pitted for wets after the first lap in Malaysia he climbed back up to third by the time the race was red-flagged – no one expected him to stay there…

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Andrew Frankel’s highlight of the year

18/12/12

Had he done so I would have written about Alonso winning the World Championship because if you look back over …