THE STATS: F1 2014

THE STATS: F1 2014

Lewis Hamilton was the 2014 champion, joining Sir Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill and Jim Clark on a list of multiple British champions. The Mercedes driver’s second championship win was six years in the making and a first for the new V6 engine era. His victory was thanks, in part, to 11 wins and 16 podiums … Continue reading

F1 2014 – The Infographic

F1 2014 – The Infographic

Thank you to TeamSport for the Infographic, sent to ‘stoodonthepodium’ on behalf of its readers to support the F1 2014 statistical review. You can read more about the facts and figures behind the 2014 season – including Hamilton’s record season and his toughest opponents – here.

Lewis Hamilton and his team mates

Lewis Hamilton and his team mates

Lewis Hamilton faced one main rival on his way to winning the 2014 F1 crown in Abu Dhabi: Nico Rosberg, his articulate and confident German team mate. Early in the year, the man on the other side of the garage was carrying the psychological edge but by Spa, roles had well and truly reversed. On … Continue reading

Previewing the 2015 Zoom F1 Auction

Previewing the 2015 Zoom F1 Auction

On January 16th 2015, Formula 1 will gather together to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital through its third annual Zoom charity auction. F1 drivers, team principals and Bernie Ecclestone will be in attendance as their own signed photographs are auctioned off for the Nikon-affiliated event. Each photo was taken during the memorable 2014 … Continue reading

Formula 1 and Mercedes in the 1950s

Formula 1 and Mercedes in the 1950s

Formula 1 is offered a brief moment of reflection and perspective, though sometimes in the most tragic of circumstances. In Russia, under a heavy cloud of sadness and shock, Mercedes began their dignified and eerily quiet celebrations. Whenever the team looks back on its first constructors’ championship, their pit-board message to Jules Bianchi will act … Continue reading