F1C Notebook

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For everyone who has been following the latest news, you might be aware that we recently launched our YouTube Channel.  If you haven't checked it out yet, you should.  It's awesome!!! Well, it's decent 🙂   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj1C-0fQj0G2HE5gqrrV3VQ...

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Highlights on Friday from Hungary

If you missed the action at the Hungaroring Friday, don't sweat it, we got you.   Here's what happened... Bottas decided to enter the pit lane from the same side of the bollard as his teammate did in Germany - no penalty this time but not the best thing to do...

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German Grand Prix Recap and Results

German Grand Prix Recap and Results

Return of the Torpedo has been Confirmed Daniil Kvyat has had a challenging couple of years, but we were psyched when Toro Rosso announced he would be driving for them again after the promotion of Pierre Gasly to the senior Red Bull team in 2019 (expect his demotion...

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Turning Point for Ferrari (and Mercedes)

The 2018 German Grand Prix was a nightmare for Sebastian Vettel. He had just won his fourth Grand Prix of the season, was 8 points of Lewis in the standings, and was leading the German Grand Prix. Meanwhile his main rival, Lewis Hamilton, started 14th. Regardless of...

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Return of the Torpedo Validated

The 2018 German Grand Prix was a nightmare for Sebastian Vettel. He had just won his fourth Grand Prix of the season, was 8 points of Lewis in the standings, and was leading the German Grand Prix. Meanwhile his main rival, Lewis Hamilton, started 14th. Regardless of...

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German Grand Prix Qualifying – Q3 Results

German Grand Prix Qualifying – Q3 Results

The Torpedo has returned in with a vengeance! After one hell of a race at Hockenheim on Sunday, Daniil Kvyat appears to be a new driver. After being demoted from the senior Red Bull team after colliding with Sebastian Vettel in the 2016 Russian Grand Prix, he had a...

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German Grand Prix Qualifying – Q2 Results

German Grand Prix Qualifying – Q2 Results

Qualifying is done.   Another pole for the reigning World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, but not another front row lockout for Mercedes who were split by the you Dutchman who is on top of his game right now.  The start should be very interesting.  Even more impressive than...

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Silverstone Recap

Vettel out of Q1 at his home grand prix Lance Stroll finally gets out of Q1 for the first time all season Grosjean almost crashes into Kvyat and a mechanic in pit lane, it's like he's trying to get worse    

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Teammate Comparisons ahead of the British Grand Prix

Teammate Comparisons ahead of the British Grand Prix

Silverstone makes two awesome races in a row despite the seventh Mercedes 1-2 finish.  So, as stated on our podcast and YouTube Live, the driver in pole position has won four of the past five British Grands Prix.  However, since 2013, only one other driver besides...

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Most Q3 Visits and Most Q1 Knockouts through nine races

Most Q3 Visits and Most Q1 Knockouts through nine races

Through the first nine races of the 2019 Formula 1 season, there are only a couple of teams whose drivers are that close to each other in competitiveness regardless of what the rankings say. Starting at the bottom of the Constructor's standings.  Between the two...

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The announcement is tomorrow…

The announcement is tomorrow…

Through nine races in the 2019 Formula 1 season, there have been three drivers who have made it to Q3 every race and three drivers who have yet to make it out of Q1.  Both Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, and Sebastian Vettel have made it to Q3...

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Four Days and Counting….

Four Days and Counting….

Vettel out of Q1 at his home grand prix Lance Stroll finally gets out of Q1 for the first time all season Grosjean almost crashes into Kvyat and a mechanic in pit lane, it's like he's trying to get worse    

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Austrian Grand Prix – Q3 Results

Austrian Grand Prix – Q3 Results

BEST RACE OF THE SEASON, so far... Here's a quick recap of the race. After qualifying and the ensuing penalties that resulted in what was the starting grid for the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix, we all believed we were in for one hell of a race.  The two young guns,...

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Austrian Grand Prix – Q2 Results

Austrian Grand Prix – Q2 Results

The 2018 German Grand Prix was a nightmare for Sebastian Vettel. He had just won his fourth Grand Prix of the season, was 8 points of Lewis in the standings, and was leading the German Grand Prix. Meanwhile his main rival, Lewis Hamilton, started 14th. Regardless of...

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Austrian Grand Prix – Q1 Results

Austrian Grand Prix – Q1 Results

The Torpedo has returned in with a vengeance! After one hell of a race at Hockenheim on Sunday, Daniil Kvyat appears to be a new driver. After being demoted from the senior Red Bull team after colliding with Sebastian Vettel in the 2016 Russian Grand Prix, he had a...

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2019 Season Results through France

2019 Season Results through France

Return of the Torpedo has been Confirmed Daniil Kvyat has had a challenging couple of years, but we were psyched when Toro Rosso announced he would be driving for them again after the promotion of Pierre Gasly to the senior Red Bull team in 2019 (expect his demotion...

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Loss of a Legend

Loss of a Legend

For everyone who has been following the latest news, you might be aware that we recently launched our YouTube Channel.  If you haven't checked it out yet, you should.  It's awesome!!! Well, it's decent 🙂   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj1C-0fQj0G2HE5gqrrV3VQ...

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F1C Indy 500 Series Part 3 – Last Row Shootout

F1C Indy 500 Series Part 3 – Last Row Shootout

Through the first nine races of the 2019 Formula 1 season, there are only a couple of teams whose drivers are that close to each other in competitiveness regardless of what the rankings say. Starting at the bottom of the Constructor's standings.  Between the two...

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Fernando at Risk

Fernando at Risk

The Torpedo has returned in with a vengeance! After one hell of a race at Hockenheim on Sunday, Daniil Kvyat appears to be a new driver. After being demoted from the senior Red Bull team after colliding with Sebastian Vettel in the 2016 Russian Grand Prix, he had a...

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F1C Indy 500 Series

F1C Indy 500 Series

Qualifying for the Indy 500 is extremely unique and about as confusing as it gets.  It’s a two-day process which begins Saturday, May 18 and lasts almost seven hours.  For the 2018 race, there are 36 cars competing for 33 spots on the grid.  Only one car is on track...

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Last race in Barcelona??

Last race in Barcelona??

Part 1 – Intro   Obviously, we are big Formula 1 fans.  That doesn’t mean we don’t follow other types of racing.  I, for one, love watching the World Endurance Championship, MotoGP, and the IndyCar Series.  Since I am going to the Indy500 this year, I have...

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Torpedo Challenge Results from Spain

Torpedo Challenge Results from Spain

Qualifying for the Indy 500 is extremely unique and about as confusing as it gets.  It’s a two-day process which begins Saturday, May 18 and lasts almost seven hours.  For the 2018 race, there are 36 cars competing for 33 spots on the grid.  Only one car is on track...

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Sandbagging and Deterioration

Sandbagging and Deterioration

Part 1 – Intro   Obviously, we are big Formula 1 fans.  That doesn’t mean we don’t follow other types of racing.  I, for one, love watching the World Endurance Championship, MotoGP, and the IndyCar Series.  Since I am going to the Indy500 this year, I have...

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Two Track Records and the Qualifying Hat Trick

Two Track Records and the Qualifying Hat Trick

Ferrari dominated testing at the same track as this weekend's race - Circuit  de Barcelona-Catalunya, yet they have continued to struggle to find pace or have had serious issues at every race.  The thought had been that Toto and his Mercedes team had been sandbagging...

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Two New Track Records

Two New Track Records

  Bottas is on fire and driving like he really wants to dominate his teammate.  He's driving so well that he beat his 5 time world champion teammate by 0.634 seconds to take pole.  Not only that, but he beat the top Ferrari of Sebsastian Vettel by almost nine...

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I’m afraid we are out of Qualifying Nico

I’m afraid we are out of Qualifying Nico

Ferrari dominated testing at the same track as this weekend's race - Circuit  de Barcelona-Catalunya, yet they have continued to struggle to find pace or have had serious issues at every race.  The thought had been that Toto and his Mercedes team had been sandbagging...

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Planning to Drink at the Spanish Grand Prix?

Planning to Drink at the Spanish Grand Prix?

  Bottas is on fire and driving like he really wants to dominate his teammate.  He's driving so well that he beat his 5 time world champion teammate by 0.634 seconds to take pole.  Not only that, but he beat the top Ferrari of Sebsastian Vettel by almost nine...

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Ferrari’s Fast-Tracked Engine Upgrade

Ferrari’s Fast-Tracked Engine Upgrade

If you are lucky enough to be attending this year’s Spanish GP and you fancy an adult beverage from time to time, make sure you get loaded before you get to the track. Since 2015, the Barcelona venue has banned the sale of booze within the track. It has something to...

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Four down, seventeen to go

Four down, seventeen to go

It’s desperate times for Scuderia Ferrari as they are already 74 points behind their main rival Mercedes AMG F1 and just 35 points ahead of Red Bull Racing. Having shown some promise during winter testing, Ferrari has not been able to capitalize during the first 4...

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F1C Predictions Update

F1C Predictions Update

If you are lucky enough to be attending this year’s Spanish GP and you fancy an adult beverage from time to time, make sure you get loaded before you get to the track. Since 2015, the Barcelona venue has banned the sale of booze within the track. It has something to...

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Baku Poem

Baku Poem

It’s desperate times for Scuderia Ferrari as they are already 74 points behind their main rival Mercedes AMG F1 and just 35 points ahead of Red Bull Racing. Having shown some promise during winter testing, Ferrari has not been able to capitalize during the first 4...

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When the Long Game Goes wrong – Q2 Results Baku

When the Long Game Goes wrong – Q2 Results Baku

"So Valtteri, that's pole position" said Bottas's race engineer.. Max sat out a final run for whatever reason.  Crofty must have mentioned no issues queuing up with only 9 cars for the final run...there were only 8 cars.  It didn't seem like Lewis was able to get his...

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Through two…

Through two…

"So Valtteri, that's pole position" said Bottas's race engineer.. Max sat out a final run for whatever reason.  Crofty must have mentioned no issues queuing up with only 9 cars for the final run...there were only 8 cars.  It didn't seem like Lewis was able to get his...

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Four down, seventeen to go

Lewis nearly Torpedoed

The Season so far…   Bottas – 44:  2019 WDC leader after 2 races. Superb start from P2 at the Aussie GP gave Bottas the lead, and he never looked back to take the win. Crucially defying team orders, he went for the fastest lap at the end of the race and got it,...

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Australian Grand Prix FP3 Results

Australian Grand Prix FP3 Results

Lewis Hamilton gives F1 and Coffee our first endorsement, sort of.  Ok, not at all, but it almost seems planned...So Congrats and thank you to Lewis for making F1C Select!  Congratulations Lewis!!

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Australian Grand Prix FP2 Results

Australian Grand Prix FP2 Results

The Season so far…   Bottas – 44:  2019 WDC leader after 2 races. Superb start from P2 at the Aussie GP gave Bottas the lead, and he never looked back to take the win. Crucially defying team orders, he went for the fastest lap at the end of the race and got it,...

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Australian Grand Prix FP1 Results

Australian Grand Prix FP1 Results

Lewis Hamilton gives F1 and Coffee our first endorsement, sort of.  Ok, not at all, but it almost seems planned...So Congrats and thank you to Lewis for making F1C Select!  Congratulations Lewis!!

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Zak Brown

Zak Brown

Lewis Hamilton Sebastian Vettel Charles Leclerc Max Verstappen Valtteri Bottas Kimi Raikkonen Daniil Kvyat Pierre Gasly Kevin Magnussen Nico Hulkenberg Antonio Giovinazzi Romain Grosjean Alex Albon Carlos Sainz Lance Stroll Sergio Perez Daniel Ricciardo Lando Norris...

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Excitement for the 2019 Season

Excitement for the 2019 Season

"So Valtteri, that's pole position" said Bottas's race engineer.. Max sat out a final run for whatever reason.  Crofty must have mentioned no issues queuing up with only 9 cars for the final run...there were only 8 cars.  It didn't seem like Lewis was able to get his...

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Matty Gallagher

Matty Gallagher

If you are lucky enough to be attending this year’s Spanish GP and you fancy an adult beverage from time to time, make sure you get loaded before you get to the track. Since 2015, the Barcelona venue has banned the sale of booze within the track. It has something to...

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Nando’s Luck

Lewis Hamilton Sebastian Vettel Charles Leclerc Max Verstappen Valtteri Bottas Kimi Raikkonen Daniil Kvyat Pierre Gasly Kevin Magnussen Nico Hulkenberg Antonio Giovinazzi Romain Grosjean Alex Albon Carlos Sainz Lance Stroll Sergio Perez Daniel Ricciardo Lando Norris...

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WTF is ‘Return of the Torpedo’?

The 2019 Racing season officially started this past weekend with one of the most iconic motorsports event of the calendar; the Rolex Daytona 24hrs. Racing legend Fernando Alonso and Wayne Taylor Racing captured victory at the rain-soaked event. With the help of...

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Exceedingly unExceptional Coverage by espn

I love to think that all Formula 1 fans are as into it as we are at F1 and Coffee, but we are Americans and most Americans don't even know wtf Formula 1 is..Sorry, I still love you America...   In 2016, after being hit in back to back races by the same driver,...

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The Marlboro Man Moves on

  Bottas is on fire and driving like he really wants to dominate his teammate.  He's driving so well that he beat his 5 time world champion teammate by 0.634 seconds to take pole.  Not only that, but he beat the top Ferrari of Sebsastian Vettel by almost nine...

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Rebuttal to Fear and Toto in Las Vegas

Lewis Hamilton Sebastian Vettel Charles Leclerc Max Verstappen Valtteri Bottas Kimi Raikkonen Daniil Kvyat Pierre Gasly Kevin Magnussen Nico Hulkenberg Antonio Giovinazzi Romain Grosjean Alex Albon Carlos Sainz Lance Stroll Sergio Perez Daniel Ricciardo Lando Norris...

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Fear and Toto in Las Vegas

Fear and Toto in Las Vegas

About a month or so ago, I recorded ESPN The Magazine’s Most Dominate Athletes in 2018.  The only reason I recorded it was I happened to catch a shot of Lewis randomly one day.  Even though I had waited about a month to watch it, I was legitimately excited to hear...

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