Monday, 8 July 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post German GP)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the German grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package German GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:41.2450.000-0.626R 7-0   Q 8-0
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:41.262+0.017-0.080R 6-1   Q 8-1
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:41.342+0.097+0.080R 1-6   Q 1-8
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:41.374+0.129
R 6-0   Q 5-3
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:41.694+0.449-0.332R 3-4   Q 6-3
Jenson Button - McLaren1:41.712+0.467-0.172R 4-2   Q 6-3
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:41.871+0.626+0.626R 0-7   Q 0-8
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:41.884+0.638+0.172R 2-4   Q 3-6
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:42.026+0.780+0.332R 4-3   Q 3-6
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:42.077+0.832-0.171R 5-1   Q 9-0
Paul di Resta - Force India1:42.141+0.896-0.066R 4-3   Q 6-3
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:42.195+0.950
R 1-1   Q 6-3
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:42.207+0.962+0.066R 3-4   Q 3-6
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:42.248+1.003+0.171R 1-5   Q 0-9
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:42.277+1.032-0.840R 4-2   Q 3-6
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:43.118+1.873+0.840R 2-4   Q 6-3
Charles Pic - Caterham1:43.568+2.323
R 6-0   Q 6-3
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham


R 0-6   Q 3-6
Max Chilton - Marussia


R 0-7   Q 0-8
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro RossoDNF

R 1-1   Q 3-6
Jules Bianchi - MarussiaDNF

R 7-0   Q 8-0
Felipe Massa - FerrariDNF

R 0-6   Q 3-5

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats - 

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post British GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Canadian GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Monaco GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Spanish GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats.
  • Britain -  Perez retires with 6 laps to go but was still officially classified as he completed 90% of the race. I didn't include him as finishing 6 laps early skews his finishing position and performance data.
  • Britain -  Grosjean retires with 1 lap to go but was still officially classified as he completed 90% of the race. I included him as it effected his performance data very little.
  • Britain - Di Resta disqualified from qualifying for being underweight. The difference of Di Resta's underweight calculated in time would not have changed his place with teammate Sutil so having out qualified his team mate stands. 

Friday, 5 July 2013

German Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the German Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Saturday
BBC 1 HD
1755-1910 Delayed Highlights coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1800-1930 Delayed Highlights coverage of Race.


Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0845-1100 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1245-1450 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0945-1110 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1200-1435 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1130-1615 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

Monday, 1 July 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post British GP)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the British grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package British GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:47.2970.000-0.149R 4-2   Q 3-5
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:47.312+0.015
R 0-6   Q 0-7
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:47.434+0.137-0.143R 6-0   Q 5-2
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:47.446+0.149+0.149R 2-4   Q 5-3
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:47.514+0.216-0.460R 5-1   Q 7-1
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:47.577+0.280+0.143R 0-6   Q 2-5
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:47.611+0.314-0.031R 3-3   Q 3-5
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:47.615+0.318
R 1-1   Q 5-3
Paul di Resta - Force India1:47.642+0.345+0.031R 3-3   Q 5-3
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:47.676+0.379-0.126R 4-1   Q 8-0
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:47.704+0.406-0.076R 3-2   Q 3-5
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:47.780+0.483+0.076R 2-3   Q 5-3
Jenson Button - McLaren1:47.797+0.499
R 3-2   Q 5-3
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:47.803+0.505+0.126R 1-4   Q 0-8
Charles Pic - Caterham1:47.905+0.608-0.695R 5-0   Q 5-3
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:47.991+0.694-0.607R 7-0   Q 7-0
Max Chilton - Marussia1:48.598+1.301+0.607R 0-7   Q 0-7
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:48.600+1.303+0.695R 0-5   Q 3-5
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1.47.974+0.677+0.460R 1-5   Q 1-7
Sergio Perez - McLarenDNF

R 2-3   Q 3-5
Sebastian Vettel - Red BullDNF

R 6-0   Q 7-0
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro RossoDNF

R 1-1   Q 3-5

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats - 

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Canadian GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Monaco GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Spanish GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats.
  • Britain -  Perez retires with 6 laps to go but was still officially classified as he completed 90% of the race. I didn't include him as finishing 6 laps early skews his finishing position and performance data.
  • Britain -  Grosjean retires with 1 lap to go but was still officially classified as he completed 90% of the race. I included him as it effected his performance data very little.
  • Britain - Di Resta disqualified from qualifying for being underweight. The difference of Di Resta's underweight calculated in time would not have changed his place with teammate Sutil so having out qualified his team mate stands. 

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

British Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the British Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Fiday
BBC Red Button Freeview
0955-1130 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

BBC Red Button Freeview
1355-1535 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
BBC 2 HD
0955-1105 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

BBC 1 HD
1215-1420 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD 
1210-1530  Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

BBC Red Button Freeview
1530-1630 Post-race analysis and debate.


Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0945-1200 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1345-1550 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0945-1110 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1200-1435 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1130-1615 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

Monday, 10 June 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Canadian GP)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the Canadian grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package Canadian GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:18.9880.000-0.368R 6-0   Q 6-0
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:19.194+0.206-1.371R 5-0   Q 4-2
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:19.216+0.228 -0.768R 2-3   Q 4-3
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:19.355+0.368+0.368R 0-6   Q 0-6
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:19.984+0.996+0.768R 3-2   Q 3-4
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso1:20.400+1.412-1.006 R 1-1   Q 3-4
Paul di Resta - Force India1:20.536+1.548-0.104R 3-2   Q 4-3
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:20.565+1.577 +1.371R 0-5   Q 2-4
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:20.604+1.616-0.274R 4-1   Q 7-0
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:20.639+1.652+0.104R 2-3   Q 3-4
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:20.658+1.670 -0.038R 2-3   Q 3-4
Jenson Button - McLaren1:20.696+1.708+0.038R 3-2   Q 4-3
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:20.877+1.890+0.274R 1-4   Q 0-7
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:21.195+2.208-0.732R 2-2   Q 5-2
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:21.406+2.418+1.006 R 1-1   Q 4-3
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:21.927+2.939+0.732R 2-2   Q 2-5
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:22.246+3.259-0.606R 6-0   Q 6-0
Charles Pic - Caterham1:22.537+3.550
R 4-0   Q 4-3
Max Chilton - Marussia1:22.853+3.865+0.606R 0-6   Q 0-6
Esteban Gutierrez - SauberDNF

R 1-3   Q 0-7
Nico Hulkenberg - SauberDNF

R 3-1   Q 7-0
Giedo van der Garde - CaterhamDNF

R 0-4   Q 3-4

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats -

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Monaco GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Spanish GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats.

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Canadian Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the 2013 Canadian Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Friday
BBC 2 HD
1545-1645 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

BBC 3
1900-2100 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
BBC 2 HD
1455-1610 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

BBC 1 HD
1700-1910 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1815-2110 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1900)

BBC Red Button
2100-2200 Post-race analysis and debate.


Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1445-1650 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1845-2100 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1445-1610 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1700-1945 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1730-2200 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1900)

Monday, 27 May 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Monaco GP)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the Monaco grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package Monaco GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:46.0520.000-0.178 R 3-1   Q 3-3
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:46.102+0.050-0.031R 5-0   Q 5-0
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:46.133+0.081+0.031R 0-5   Q 0-5
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:46.230+0.178 +0.178 R 1-3   Q 3-3
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:46.327+0.275-0.079R 2-2   Q 2-4
Jenson Button - McLaren1:46.348+0.296
R 3-1   Q 4-2
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:46.395+0.343
R 4-0   Q 3-2
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso1:46.401+0.349
R 0-1   Q 2-4
Paul di Resta - Force India1:46.406+0.354+0.079R 2-2   Q 4-2
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:46.521+0.469
R 3-1   Q 6-0
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:46.598+0.546-0.008R 3-1   Q 6-0
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:46.599+0.547
R 1-2   Q 4-2
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:46.606+0.554+0.008R 1-3   Q 0-6
Max Chilton - Marussia1:46.692+0.640
R 0-5   Q 0-5
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:46.854+0.802
R 0-4   Q 3-3
Sergio Perez - McLarenDNF

R 1-3   Q 2-4
Romain Grosjean - LotusDNF

R 1-3   Q 0-6
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro RossoDNF

R 1-0   Q 4-2
Jules Bianchi - MarussiaDNF

R 5-0   Q 5-0
Pastor Maldonado - WilliamsDNF

R 2-1   Q 2-4
Felipe Massa - FerrariDNF

R 0-4   Q 2-3
Charles Pic - CaterhamDNF

R 4-0   Q 3-3

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats -

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Spanish GP)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Monaco Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Saturday
BBC 1 HD
1735-1850 Delayed Highlights coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1735-1905 Delayed Highlights coverage of Race.



Sky

Thursday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0845-1100 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1245-1500 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0945-1110 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1200-1505 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1130-1600 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

Monday, 13 May 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Spanish GP)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the Spanish grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package Spain GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:30.2510.000-0.395R 4-0   Q 3-2
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:30.393+0.141
R 3-1   Q 5-0
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:30.646+0.395+0.395R 0-4   Q 2-3
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:30.831+0.580-0.147R 4-0   Q 4-0
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:30.978+0.727+0.147R 0-4   Q 0-4
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:31.282+1.031-0.527R 2-1   Q 2-3
Paul di Resta - Force India1:31.297+1.045-0.519R 2-1   Q 4-1
Jenson Button - McLaren1:31.456+1.205-0.034R 3-1   Q 4-1
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:31.490+1.238+0.034R 1-3   Q 1-4
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:31.729+1.478
R 1-0   Q 4-1
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:31.734+1.482 -0.376R 1-2   Q 0-5
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:31.809+1.557+0.527R 1-2   Q 3-2
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:31.816+1.565+0.519R 1-2   Q 1-4
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:32.088+1.837-0.758R 2-1   Q 2-3
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:32.110+1.859+0.376R 2-1   Q 5-0
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:32.847+2.595+0.758R 1-2   Q 3-2
Charles Pic - Caterham1:32.884+2.632
R 4-0   Q 3-1
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:33.138+2.887-0.428R 5-0   Q 5-0
Max Chilton - Marussia1:33.566+3.315+0.428R 0-5   Q 0-5
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro RossoDNF

R 0-1   Q 1-4
Giedo van der Garde - CaterhamDNF

R 0-4   Q 2-3
Romain Grosjean - LotusDNF

R 1-3   Q 0-4

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats -

 F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Spanish Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Friday
BBC 2 HD
0855-1035 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1300-1445 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
BBC 2 HD
0955-1110 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

BBC 1 HD
1210-1415 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1210-1515 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

BBC Red Button
1515-1615 Post-race analysis and debate.


Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0845-1050 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1245-1450 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0945-1110 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1200-1435 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1130-1600 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

Monday, 22 April 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Bahrain)

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the Bahrain grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package Bahrain GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:41.0610.000-0.653R 3-0   Q 3-0
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:41.221+0.160-0.182R 3-1   Q 4-0
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:41.404+0.342 +0.182R 1-3   Q 0-4
Paul di Resta - Force India1:41.443+0.381-0.965 R 1-1   Q 3-1
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:41.679+0.618-0.103R 1-1   Q 3-1
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:41.693+0.632-0.187R 1-2   Q 0-4
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:41.715+0.653+0.653R 0-3   Q 0-3
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari 1:41.721+0.659-0.856R 3-0   Q 2-2
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:41.783+0.722+0.103R 1-1   Q 1-3
Jenson Button - McLaren1:41.879+0.818+0.187R 2-1   Q 4-0
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:42.227+1.166-0.264R 1-1   Q 2-2
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:42.341+1.280-0.819R 2-0   Q 4-0
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:42.407+1.346+0.965 R 1-1   Q 1-3
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:42.491+1.430+0.264R 1-1   Q 2-2
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:42.577+1.515 +0.856R 0-3   Q 2-2
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:42.975+1.913
R 1-0   Q 3-1
Charles Pic - Caterham1:43.149+2.088-2.592R 4-0   Q 3-1
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:43.160+2.098+0.819R 0-2   Q 0-4
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:43.824+2.763-0.219R 4-0   Q 4-0
Max Chilton - Marussia1:44.043+2.982 +0.219R 0-4   Q 0-4
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:45.741+4.679+2.592R 0-4   Q 1-3
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro RossoDNF

R 0-1   Q 1-3

On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldonado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Previous Grands Prix Stats - F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats. Left the finishing stats same as the official result.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Bahrain Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Saturday
BBC 1 HD
1710-1825 Delayed Highlights coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1700-1835 Delayed Highlights coverage of Race.



Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0745-0955 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

1145-1355 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0845-1010 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

1100-1340 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
1130-1600 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 1300)

Monday, 15 April 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide Chinese GP 2013

A look at the difference in driver/car packages during the Chinese grand prix. The average lap time is of the entire race which includes pitstop laps.


  Race: Driver-Car Package Chinese GP 2013
(With head to head over season where both teammates finish race and or both qualify)

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Teammate
Head to Head
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari 1:43.3380.000-0.729R 2-0   Q 1-2
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:43.520+0.182-0.772R 2-1   Q 3-0
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes 1:43.558+0.220
R 0-1   Q 3-0
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull1:43.562+0.224
R 2-0   Q 2-0
Jenson Button - McLaren1:43.968+0.630-0.510R 2-0   Q 3-0
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:44.067+0.729+0.729R 0-2   Q 2-1
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso1:44.101+0.762-0.534R 1-0   Q 2-1
Paul di Resta - Force India1:44.251+0.912
R 0-1   Q 2-1
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:44.292+0.954+0.772R 1-2   Q 0-3
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:44.349+1.011
R 1-0   Q 3-0
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:44.479+1.140+0.510R 0-2   Q 0-3
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso1:44.635+1.297+0.534R 0-1   Q 1-2
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:45.014+1.676-0.028R 1-0   Q 1-2
Pastor Maldonado - Williams1:45.043+1.705+0.028R 0-1   Q 2-1
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:45.433+2.095-0.690R 3-0   Q 3-0
Charles Pic - Caterham1:45.470+2.132-1.220R 3-0   Q 2-1
Max Chilton - Marussia1:46.123+2.784+0.690R 0-3   Q 3-0
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:46.691+3.352+1.220R 0-3   Q 1-2
Nico Rosberg - MercedesDNF

R 1-0   Q 0-3
Mark Webber - Red BullDNF

R 0-2   Q 0-2
Adrian Sutil - Force IndiaDNF

R 1-0   Q 1-2
Esteban Gutierrez - SauberDNF

R 0-1   Q 0-3



  Race: Driver-Car Package Malaysian GP 2013

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull 1:46.0120.000-0.077
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:46.089+0.077+0.077
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes 1:46.230+0.218-0.008
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes1:46.238+0.226+0.008
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:46.470+0.458
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:46.647+0.635 -0.231
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus1:46.878+0.866 +0.231
Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber1:46.959+0.947-1.062
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:47.304+1.292
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso1:47.568+1.556
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:47.594+1.582
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:48.022+2.010+1.062
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:49.002+2.990-1.266
Charles Pic - Caterham1:49.625+3.613-0.215
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:49.788+3.776+0.215
Max Chilton - Marussia1:50.268+4.256+1.266
Jenson Button - McLarenDNF

Daniel Ricciardo - Toro RossoDNF

Pastor Maldonado - WilliamsDNF

Adrian Sutil - Force IndiaDNF

Paul di Resta - Force IndiaDNF

Fernando Alonso - FerrariDNF




  Race: Driver-Car Package Australian GP 2013

Driver - CarAverage 
Lap Time
Driver
Gap
Teammate
Gap
Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus 1:33.1590.000-1.427
Fernando Alonso - Ferrari1:33.374+0.215-0.364
Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull 1:33.544+0.385-0.422
Felipe Massa - Ferrari1:33.738+0.579+0.364
Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes1:33.945+0.786
Mark Webber - Red Bull1:33.966+0.807+0.422
Adrian Sutil - Force India1:34.281+1.122-0.058
Paul di Resta - Force India1:34.339+1.180 +0.058
Jenson Button - McLaren1:34.566+1.407-0.030
Romain Grosjean - Lotus1:34.586+1.427+1.427
Sergio Perez - McLaren1:34.596+1.437+0.030
Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso1:34.605+1.446
Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber1:35.304+2.145
Valtteria Bottas - Williams1:35.435+2.275
Jules Bianchi - Marussia1:36.514+3.355-0.866
Charles Pic - Caterham1:36.766+3.607-1.089
Max Chilton - Marussia1:37.380+4.220+0.866
Giedo van der Garde - Caterham1:37.855+4.696+1.089
Daniel Ricciardo - Toro RossoDNF

Nico Rosberg - MercedesDNF

Pastor Maldonado - WilliamsDNF

Nico Hulkenberg - SauberDNF



On the race stats to get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldanado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

Notes on 2013 stats-

  • Malaysia -  Button retires with 3 laps to go and Riccardo with 5 laps to go but both were still officially classified as both completed 90% of the race. I didn't include them as finishing laps early skews their finishing position and performance data.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Red Bull team mates - Team orders were not obeyed which was good for a pure performance point of view. Vettel was on the faster tyre compound in the last stint and it has also now emerged Webber was running low on fuel and had to back off for as Vettel had no fuel problems. There is no doubt after the ill timed first pit-stop Vettel was the faster driver and deserved to come out on top regardless of ones ethical point of view on the team orders fiasco.
  • Malaysia - Controversy surrounding Mercedes team mates - Mercedes was a completely different matter to Red Bull with both Hamilton and Rosberg obeying team orders to hold station but one car was clearly faster than the other. The fact the clearly faster car stayed behind the slower and artificially fixed the result lead to Rosberg been shown to have won the teammate battle on the race stats. Left the finishing stats same as the official result.

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Chinese Grand Prix TV Coverage 2013 (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Friday
BBC 2 HD
0255-0435 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

0655-0835 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
BBC 2 HD
0355-0505 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

BBC 1 HD
0600-0830 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
0700-1015 Live coverage of Race.

BBC Red Button Freeview
1015-1115 Post-race analysis and debate. 



Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0245-0450 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

0645-0900 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0345-0510 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

0600-0845 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0630-1130 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 0800)

Senna vs Schumacher (1991-1994)

Pat Symonds in a recent article for Autosport -

"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Michael over the years. His attention to detail and his attitude were something I had never seen before, even though I'd been Ayrton Senna's race engineer, when he drove for Toleman in 1984.

"Michael was different. He had the same raw natural talent as Ayrton, but whether he had more or less of it is impossible to tell and is something that will be argued about for as long as people talk about motor racing. What was different was his total focus on every detail."

Lets look at the four years arguably the two greatest Formula One drivers of all time were on the track at the same time. As their cars where not equal, a cross reference to how their teammates fared against each other is included.

Senna and Schumacher's team mates where obviously not equal either but they were much more so than the cars they raced. A few exceptions were particularly in 1993 when Senna had a really weak teammate in Michael Andretti and then a really strong one in Mika Hakkinen. Andretti is too weak for a valid comparison with Schumacher's teammate that year(Riccardo Patrese) and Hakkinen is too strong.

Regardless of it not being an exact science - calculated below is the average qualifying lap time in a cross reference scenario as if Senna and Schumacher's teammates were of equal ability. For further comparison you can then research the duo's teammates at manipef1.com/stats/drivercomparison/ to cross reference how they fared against each other and thus see how valid the Senna vs Schumacher comparisons are.

Red were Senna was faster in the teammate cross reference and blue were Schumacher was faster.


1991 Season (Schumacher made his debut at the Belgian Grand Prix in August)

Ayrton Senna(35pts) vs Michael Schumacher(4pts) 

Qualifying
1.8 vs 7.2 (average qualifying position)
6 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
2.082s (average lap-time Senna was faster by)

Race
2.2 vs 5.7 (average finishing position)
3 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)


Senna teammate(Gerhard Berger - 6pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Andrea de Cesaris - 0pts)

Qualifying
4 vs 11 (average qualifying position)
1 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
2.501s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
2 vs n/a (average finishing position)
0 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Gerhard Berger and Andrea de Cesaris were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
2.501-2.114 = Schumacher was faster than Senna by 0.419s



Senna teammate(Gerhard Berger - 15pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Nelson Piquet - 4.5 pts)

Qualifying
1.8 vs 8.8 (average qualifying position)
3 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
2.114s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
2.7 vs 6.6 (average finishing position)
5 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Gerhard Berger and Nelson Piquet were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
2.114-2.082 = Senna was faster than Schumacher by 0.032s



1992 Season

Ayrton Senna(50pts) vs Michael Schumacher(53pts)

Qualifying
2.8 vs 4.7 (average qualifying position)
14 vs 2 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
0.750s (average lap-time Senna was faster by)

Race
3.1 vs 3.2 (average finishing position)
5 vs 1 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)


Senna teammate(Gerhard Berger - 49pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Martin Brundle - 38pts)

Qualifying
4.6 vs 7.4 (average qualifying position)
14 vs 2 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
1.036s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
3.1 vs 3.6 (average finishing position)
4 vs 2 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Gerhard Berger and Martin Brundle were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
1.036-0.750 = Schumacher was faster than Senna by 0.286s



1993 Season

Ayrton Senna(73pts) vs Michael Schumacher(52pts) 

Qualifying
3.8 vs 3.8 (average qualifying position)
8 vs 8 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
0.008s (average lap-time Schumacher was faster by)

Race
3.7 vs 2.2 (average finishing position)
2 vs 3 (teammate finishing above other where both cars completed race)


Senna teammate(Michael Andretti - 7pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Riccardo Patrese - 38pts)

Qualifying
9.8 vs 7.4 (average qualifying position)
4 vs 9 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
0.468s (average lap-time Schumacher's teammate was faster by)

Race
7.3 vs 5.0 (average finishing position)
2 vs 2 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Michael Andretti and Riccardo Patrese were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
0.468-0.008 = Senna was faster than Schumacher by 0.460s



Senna teammate(Mika Hakkinen - 4pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Ricardo Patrese - 0pts)

Qualifying
3.7 vs 8.7 (average qualifying position)
3 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
1.785s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
n/a vs 12 (average finishing position)
0 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Mika Hakkinen and Riccardo Patrese were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
1.785 + 0.008 = Schumacher was faster than Senna by 1.793s



1994 Season

Ayrton Senna(0pts) vs Michael Schumacher(30pts) 

Qualifying
1 vs 2 (average qualifying position)
3 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
0.296s (average lap-time Senna was faster by)

Race
n/a vs 1 (average finishing position)
0 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)


Senna teammate(Damon Hill - 6pts) vs Schumacher teammate(Jos Verstappen - 0pts)

Qualifying
3.5 vs 9.5 (average qualifying position)
2 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
1.206s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
2 vs n/a (average finishing position)
0 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)

If Damon Hill and Jos Verstappen were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
1.206-0.296 = Schumacher was faster than Senna by 0.910s



Senna teammate(Damon Hill - 1pt) vs Schumacher teammate(JJ Lehto - 0pts)

Qualifying
4 vs 5 (average qualifying position)
1 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed qualifying)
0.549s (average lap-time Senna's teammate was faster by)

Race
6 vs n/a (average finishing position)
0 vs 0 (driver finishing above other where both cars completed race)
 
If Damon Hill and JJ Lehto were of equal speed over a qualifying lap -
0.549-0.296 = Schumacher was faster than Senna by 0.253s




More Michael Schumacher articles -

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Malaysian Grand Prix TV Coverage (BBC & Sky)

The television coverage in the UK for the Malaysian Grand Prix is as follows -

BBC

Saturday
BBC 1 HD
1300-1415 Delayed Highlights coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
BBC 1 HD
1430-1630 Delayed Highlights coverage of Race.


Sky

Friday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0145-0350 Live coverage of the 1st practice session.

0545-0750 Live coverage of the 2nd practice session.


Saturday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0445-0610 Live coverage of the 3rd practice session.

0700-0945 Live coverage of Qualifying.


Sunday
Sky Sports F1 HD
0630-1100 Live coverage of Race. (Race starts at 0800)

Monday, 18 March 2013

F1 Driver And Team Form Guide (Post Australia)

 A look at how teammates and teams stacked up against each-other in the season starter in Melbourne, Australia. For details on how the data is compiled see below tables.


Qualifying: Driver-Car Package
(Average over season)

No. Driver - Car Q. Av (Qs)
1 Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull 1 (1)
2 Mark Webber - Red Bull 2 (1)
3 Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes 3 (1)
4 Felipe Massa - Ferrari 4 (1)
5 Fernando Alonso - Ferrari 5 (1)
6 Nico Rosberg - Mercedes 6 (1)
7 Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus 7 (1)
8 Romain Grosjean - Lotus 8 (1)
9 Paul di Resta - Force India 9 (1)
10 Jenson Button - McLaren 10 (1)
11 Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber 11 (1)
12 Adrian Sutil - Force India 12 (1)
13 Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso 13 (1)
14 Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso 14 (1)
15 Sergio Perez - McLaren 15 (1)
16 Valtteria Bottas - Williams 16 (1)
17 Pastor Maldanado - Williams 17 (1)
18 Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber 18 (1)
19 Jules Bianchi - Marussia 19 (1)
20 Max Chilton - Marussia 20 (1)
21 Giedo van der Garde - Caterham 21 (1)
22 Charles Pic - Caterham 22 (1)



 Race: Driver-Car Package 
(Average over season)

No. Driver - Car R. Av (Rs)
1 Kimi Raikkonen - Lotus 1 (1)
2 Fernando Alonso - Ferrari 2 (1)
3 Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull 3 (1)
4 Felipe Massa - Ferrari 4 (1)
5 Lewis Hamilton -Mercedes 5 (1)
6 Mark Webber - Red Bull 6 (1)
7 Adrian Sutil - Force India 7 (1)
8 Paul di Resta - Force India 8 (1)
9 Jenson Button - McLaren 9 (1)
10 Romain Grosjean - Lotus 10 (1)
11 Sergio Perez - McLaren 11 (1)
12 Jean-Eric Vergne - Toro Rosso 12 (1)
13 Esteban Gutierrez - Sauber 13 (1)
14 Valtteria Bottas - Williams 14 (1)
15 Jules Bianchi - Marussia 15 (1)
16 Charles Pic - Caterham 16 (1)
17 Max Chilton - Marussia 17 (1)
18 Giedo van der Garde - Caterham 18 (1)

Daniel Ricciardo - Toro Rosso Ret

Nico Rosberg - Mercedes Ret

Pastor Maldanado - Williams Ret

Nico Hulkenberg - Sauber Ret



 Best Qualifying Car 
(Average of teammate qualifying position)

No. Qualifying Car Q. Av (Qs)
1 Red Bull  1.5 (2)
2 Mercedes
 4.5 (2)
= Ferrari 4.5 (2)
4 Lotus 7.5 (2)
5 Force India 10.5 (2)
6 McLaren 12.5 (2)
7 Toro Rosso 13.5 (2)
8 Sauber 14.5 (2)
10 Williams 16.5 (2)
11 Marussia 19.5 (2)
12 Caterham 21.5 (2)



Best Race Car 
(Average of teammate race finish position)

No. Race Car R. Av (Rs)
1 Ferrari  3 (2)
2 Red Bull  4.5 (2) 
3 Mercedes 5 (1)
4 Lotus 5.5 (2)
5 Force India 7.5 (2)
6 McLaren 10 (2)
7 Toro Rosso 12 (1)
8 Sauber 13 (1)
9 Williams 14 () 
10 Marussia 16 (2)
11 Caterham 17 (2)



 Biggest Qualifying Advantage Between Teamates
(Teammate finishes ahead after both complete qualifying)
 
No. Teammates Q. Adv
1 Sebastian Vettel vs Mark Webber  1-0
= Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg  1-0
= Felipe Massa vs Fernando Alonso 1-0
= Kimi Raikkonen vs Romain Grosjean 1-0
= Paul di Resta vs Adrian Sutil 1-0
= Jenson Button vs Sergio Perez 1-0
= Nico Hulkenberg vs Esteban Gutierrez 1-0
= Jean-Eric Vergne vs Daniel Ricciardo 1-0
= Valtteria Bottas vs Pastor Maldonado 1-0
= Jules Bianchi vs Max Chilton 1-0
= Giedo van der Garde vs Charles Pic 1-0



Biggest Race Advantage Between Teamates
(Teammate finishes ahead after both complete race)
 
No. Teammates R. Adv
1 Kimi Raikkonen vs Romain Grosjean  1-0
= Fernando Alonso vs Felipe Massa  1-0
= Sebastian Vettel vs Mark Webber 1-0
= Adrian Sutil vs Paul di Resta 1-0
= Jenson Button vs Sergio Perez 1-0
= Jules Bianchi vs Max Chilton 1-0
= Charles Pic vs Giedo van der Garde 1-0


The data plots out averages of driver and car performance to try and cut through the media spin and see what driver or team is performing and who isn't. One can look at the points scored for the entire gird but that can be misleading with only the top 10 awarded points and car retirements further skewing comparison.

First shown are qualifying and race driver-car packages. Next the cars are ranked in qualifying and race by averaging the two drivers performances. Ranking the cars on qualifying and race average positions isn't an exact science as some drivers are obviously better than others but it gives a good idea of the grid order especially when averaging the two teammates performances.

To give a true indication of low fuel one lap raw pace, qualifying penalties are obviously not included( gearbox or engine change, causing avoidable accident last GP etc).

On the race stats to also get a true indication only cars that finish are included and not all cars classified as finished. An example being Lewis Hamilton in Valencia last year where he is running 4th and crashes out after getting tangled with Pastor Maldanado. Hamilton is classified as having finished in 19th place but if we include Hamilton's 19th place it messes up his stats as it's not a true performance indicator so it's just counted as a DNF.

 
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