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Tag: Kimi Raikkonen

Suzuka: F1 Qualifying Notes

By Nikki Grubb-Clarke It would be tremendously remiss of me to start writing about this weekend, without starting by conveying the shock and devastation of all of us here at Riding Fast and Flying Low upon hearing the news of the passing of Maria De Villota. Not just a great racing driver, Maria has shown… Read More ›

Falling in Love Again!

The Singapore Grand Prix and my reaction to it, left me wondering if I was falling out of love with F1. But then, something changed… I should be honest. I really should. I wrote this post a long time ago. Less than an hour after the Singapore race, to be exact. It was a relief,… Read More ›

Yawn, It Was F1 in Monza

It’s not often that one has to take a long breather post-race to actually sit down and write about it. But that’s exactly what happened during the F1 race in Monza. Sebastian Vettel won an easy race, running almost-perfect, while Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber took 2nd and 3rd place. By Chitra Subramanyam You can… Read More ›

Hungarian Happiness: When Lewis Hamilton Won

Kimi Raikkonen was icy calm as always. Sebastian Vettel was relegated to a lower step on the podium. Thank God! But Lewis Hamilton was the true star at the Hungarian Grand Prix. He ran a flawless race and his victory was a long time in coming. Nikki Grubb-Clarke squeals with happiness and rejoices! You remember… Read More ›

The Silver Surfer: British Grand Prix Qualifying Review

The silver surfer, the Shetland pony, the Finger and a bit of sunshine thrown in. Silverstone is going shake things up, says Nikki Grubb-Clarke The British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Ooo, it sends a shiver down the spine. This is the track where Ayrton hitched a ride on Mansell’s sidepod. The track where The Evil… Read More ›

The Royal Touch

Monaco: It’s a name that sends shivers down our spine. That’s just the way it always has been – challenging, twisty, through the streets of one of the most glamourous places in the world. It’s no different for Nikki Grubb-Clarke. She tells you exactly why this king of all grand prix will always be a… Read More ›

Home Run: The Spanish Grand Prix

By Nikki Grubb-Clarke We go into the Spanish Grand Prix being told about the tradition of the race. A race almost always won from poll. In its 20+-year history, you can count on one hand the number of times when, in good weather, the race has not been won from the front row. But this is… Read More ›

Desert Storm

If all we did was look at the winner of the Bahrain Grand Prix, then I guess, we would think that the race was nothing special. Sebastian Vettel won yet again, his finger raised up high, victorious. Sigh! But, even as I watched The Finger cruise to a podium win, I sent up a prayer… Read More ›

Totally Tyred Out

Have you recovered from last weekend’s racing day marathon? I haven’t, but I can’t wait for some more madness. Even as we get ready for our next instalment at the controversial Bahrain circuit, it’s time for my race review. Don’t groan. I promise not to give you a blow-by-blow, just a few highlights, that’s all…. Read More ›

Three in One

My eyes are a little glazed over right now and I am probably a little cross-eyed to boot. One thing is for sure though I have race-addled brains. You can’t really blame me. I woke up this morning, and instead of indulging in an extended lie-in, watching re-runs of Supernatural (hey, it’s Sunday); I rushed… Read More ›