F1’s best countries mapped: Drivers, wins and titles by nation

Malaysian Grand Prix 2015 podium: from left - Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes, a Ferrari team representative, Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, and Nico Rosberg of Mercedes

Times past, Formula One was thought of as more than just the world’s premier motor racing series. It was like … More F1’s best countries mapped: Drivers, wins and titles by nation

The farce of F1’s grid penalty rules in the era of hybrid-turbo engines

The grid at the Singapore Grand Prix circuit

Two weeks ago, Monza played host to the Great Grid-Place Penalty Farce – or the ‘Italian Grand Prix’, as you … More The farce of F1’s grid penalty rules in the era of hybrid-turbo engines

Palmer Index updated: ‘Laggards’ put up a fight in Monza

Jolyon Palmer driving for Renault in 2017 (Credit: Wikimedia Commons [emperornie])

It’s been a few Grands Prix since we updated the old Palmer Index, but a few new narratives began to … More Palmer Index updated: ‘Laggards’ put up a fight in Monza

F1 teammates compared: Palmer Index updated after British GP

palmer index after britain watermark

This week F1 Anorak pays respect to Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, for his small contribution to the ongioing development of … More F1 teammates compared: Palmer Index updated after British GP

Which is the most impressive pole lap of 2017 so far?

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has set by far the best pole laps in 2017 (Credit: Morio [Wikipedia Commons])

The best lap time in qualifying can only ever get you just the one pole position. But some pole laps … More Which is the most impressive pole lap of 2017 so far?

Hamilton implies Vettel can’t handle pressure – neither can he

Lewis Hamilton of McLaren pictured in 2008

Lewis Hamilton appeared to suggest after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix that Sebastian Vettel can’t handle pressure, as the 2017 title … More Hamilton implies Vettel can’t handle pressure – neither can he

Teammates compared, after the Azerbaijan GP (part two)

The difference between Formula One teammates after eight rounds of the 2017 season

Since the beginning of the season I’ve been working hard on one data set in particular – ‘The Palmer Index’, as … More Teammates compared, after the Azerbaijan GP (part two)

Teammates compared, after the Azerbaijan GP (part one)

F1 Baku Azerbaijan European GP 2016 Credit: Alan [Flickr])

Following the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, I thought it best to give a picture of how drivers are shaping up compared … More Teammates compared, after the Azerbaijan GP (part one)