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Formula 1 Testing Wraps Up In Barcelona

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report March 3,2015 By Steve Aibel @steve_aibel February testing is now complete and after 12 days at Jerez and Barcelona, the teams are headed back to the factories to put the final touches on their 2015 charges. Testing figures are often challenging to decipher as ...

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Formula 1 Barcelona Test Shows Mercedes Still Atop The Field

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report By Steve Aibel @steve_aibel It’s exciting to cover Formula 1 when the Great American Race, the Daytona 500, is dominating the American racing scene. As the 43 stock cars line up to start the premier racing series in the United States, across the pond, ...

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Upcoming Barcelona Tests Will Set The Plate For The Opening Australian Grand Prix

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report By Steve Aibel The tempest of opening day is just one-month away for Formula 1. Melbourne, Australia is the first time the lights will go out for 2015. With only two more tests ahead of the first Grand Prix, everyone is in scramble mode ...

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Hey, Hey Formula 1…Whachagot?

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report February 9, 2015 By Steve Aibel   Whachagot? It’s that thing, where everyone goes away for a few months, on vacation or holiday, and when they return, you ask them…whachagot? Christmas is like that. Returning to work or school, everyone wants to know if ...

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2015 Formula 1 Cars Revealed And Testing Begins In Jerez, Spain

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report Car Release and Testing By Steve Aibel No doubt about it, I love this time of year. The excitement of racing around the corner is palpable and as the 2015 F1 contenders emerge from their factories, the first pages of another season begin to ...

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Huge Changes For Sauber After Rough Seas in 2014

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report Sauber Season Review By Steve Aibel Sauber! Only three teams have been on the Formula 1 grid longer than Peter Sauber’s Swiss team. Sauber F1 had scored points in every season in which they have participated in the series, but in 2014 they failed ...

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Lotus Hoping For Better Fortune In 2015

Drafting the Circuits Formula 1 Report January 20, 2015 Lotus Season Review By Steve Aibel Lotus was one of the most disappointing teams during the 2014 campaign. Struggling with an underpowered and unreliable Renault power unit, Lotus fell from 4th place (315 points) in 2013 to 8th place (10 points) ...

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Formula 1 Ends European Leg of the Season With The Italian Grand Prix

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 36 Grand Prix                          Date                                     Tire Compounds       Italian Grand Prix              September 5-7             Hard/Medium Singapore Grand Prix       September 19-21         Medium/Supersoft Japanese Grand Prix        October 3-5   Mercedes Roundtable The excitement surrounding the Mercedes Formula 1 team has ...

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Formula 1 Returns From Summer Break At The Beautiful And Dangerous Spa Francorchamps

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 33 Grand Prix                          Date                                     Tire Compounds       Belgium Grand Prix           August 22-24                Medium/Soft Italian Grand Prix              September 5-7             Hard/Medium Singapore Grand Prix       September 19-21         Soft/Supersoft   Spa!  The Circuit at Francorchamps           ...

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Formula 1 Summer Break: Season Review Part 2

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 32 Grand Prix                          Date                                     Tire Compounds       Belgium Grand Prix           August 22-24                Medium/Soft Italian Grand Prix              September 5-7             Hard/Medium Singapore Grand Prix       September 19-21         Soft/Supersoft   Summer Break Season Review Part 2 Formula 1 ...

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Formula 1 Summer Break: Season Review Part 1

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 31 Grand Prix                          Date                                     Tire Compounds       Belgium Grand Prix           August 22-24                Medium/Soft Italian Grand Prix              September 5-7             Hard/Medium Singapore Grand Prix       September 19-21         Soft/Supersoft   Summer Break Season Review Part 1 Formula 1 ...

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Monaco: Formula 1′s Crown Jewel

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 20 Grand Prix                          Date                   Tire Compounds       Grand Prix of Monaco       May 22-25         Supersoft/Soft Grand Prix of Canada        June 6-8            Supersoft/Soft Grand Prix of Austria        June 20-22   Drivers’ championship: 1.  Lewis Hamilton            100 2.  Nico ...

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The Winds of Change Are Propelling F1 Forward!

2014 Formula 1 Report:  USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 17 The Formula 1 season is essentially pieced into three segments.  An opening “flyaway” segment, a summer segment, based primarily in Europe, and a final segment that picks up after the August break in Europe and ends with another “flyaway” ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 15

Grand Prix                          Date                   Tire Compounds Chinese Grand Prix            April 18-20       Medium/Soft Grand Prix of Spain           May 9-11            Medium/Soft Grand Prix of Monaco      May 22-25         Supersoft/Soft Drivers’ championship: 1.  Nico Rosberg                 61 ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 13

    Grand Prix                            Date                     Tire Compounds        Bahrain Grand Prix             April 4-6            Medium/Soft Chinese Grand Prix             April 18-20        Medium/Soft Grand Prix of Spain             May 9-11   Drivers’ championship: 1.  Nico Rosberg                   43 2.  Lewis Hamilton              25 3.  Fernando Alonso            24 4. Jenson Button                  23 5.  Kevin Magnussen           20 ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 12

Grand Prix Date Tire Compounds Malaysia Grand Prix March 28-30 Hard/Medium Bahrain Grand Prix April 4-6 Medium/Soft Chinese Grand Prix April 18-20 Medium/Soft Drivers’ championship: 1. Nico Rosberg 25 2. Kevin Magnussen 18 3. Jenson Button 15 4. Fernando Alonso 12 5. Valtteri Bottas 10 6. Nico Hulkenberg 8 7. ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 11

Australian Grand Prix Albert Park, Melbourne   Grand Prix                            Date                     Tire Compounds        Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16     Medium/Soft Malaysia Grand Prix            March 28-30     Hard/Medium Bahrain Grand Prix             April 4-6            Medium/Soft     Drivers’ championship:   1.  Nico Rosberg                   25 2.  Kevin Magnussen           18 3.  Jenson Button ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 10: AUSTRALIA

Circuits Countdown Testing Week Jerez   Grand Prix                             Date                     Tire Compounds Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16     Medium/Soft Malaysia Grand Prix            March 28-30     Hard/Medium Bahrain Grand Prix             April 4-6            Medium/Soft   The Esses So with one week before the first race of the 2014 Formula 1 season, everyone ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 3

Circuits Countdown   Pre Season Testing Jerez, Spain                          January 28-31 Bahrain Test 1                      February 19-22 Bahrain Test 2                      February 27- March 2 Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16   2014 CAR LAUNCH DATES Team                  Date                    Model       Location  McLaren             January 24         MP4-29     Online 12 pm UK ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 2

Circuits Countdown   Pre Season Testing Jerez, Spain                          January 28-31 Bahrain Test 1                      February 19-22 Bahrain Test 2                      February 27- March 2 Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16 Driver Line Up Red Bull Racing    Sebastian Vettel                 1 Red ...

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