Tagged: Grand Prix

The F1 ‘Oracle’ – Trying to predict the results for GP #11: Hungary

In this series of posts I attempt to predict the top 10 of both the qualifying session and the race ahead of qualifying. I will enter these predictions on GuessTheGrid, a website which takes your top 10 predictions and ranks them against other’s. Before I will present my prediction, let us take a look at how my prediction for the British Grand Prix worked out. –   British GP Recap This British Grand Prix meant a decent result for me. It won’t bring me to the top immediately. A seventh spot...

Opinion: Why Vettel deserves to be punished for Azerbaijan (more)

A lot has been said about the clash in Azerbaijan, and what I’m about to write might not be news to anyone. Nevertheless, I feel the need to voice my opinion on this subject, as it is currently still a hotly debated subject among fans and even the FIA higher-ups. But first, you need to know my biases, so you know where this is coming from. I am a Vettel fan. Have been since about 2005, when he became BMW Sauber’s test-driver and he had success in his first Formula...

The F1 Oracle – Predicting the results for GP #07: Canada

In this series of posts I attempt to predict the top 10 of both the qualifying session and the race ahead of qualifying. I will enter these predictions on GuessTheGrid, a website which takes your top 10 predictions and ranks them against other’s. Feel free to sign up and battle me for the title of F1 Oracle – but first, read on what my prediction will be for the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix and why I think this prediction will ring true come sunday afternoon (local time). Before I will...

The F1 Oracle – Predicting the results for GP #03: Sakhir, Bahrain

In this series of posts, which will be published the friday before each race weekend, I will attempt to predict the top 10 of both the qualifying session and the race ahead based on previous form and the individual performances in the first two free practice sessions on friday ahead of the weekend. I will enter these predictions on GuessTheGrid, a website which takes your top 10 predictions and ranks them against other’s. Feel free to sign up and battle me for the title of F1 Oracle – but first,...

The F1 Oracle – Predicting the results for GP #02: Shanghai, China

In this series of posts, which will be published the friday before each race weekend, I will attempt to predict the top 10 of both the qualifying session and the race ahead based on previous form and the individual performances in the first two free practice sessions on friday ahead of the weekend. I will enter these predictions on GuessTheGrid, a website which takes your top 10 predictions and ranks them against other’s. Feel free to sign up and battle me for the title of F1 Oracle – but first,...

The F1 Oracle – Predicting the results for GP #01: Melbourne Australia

In this series of posts, which will be published the friday before each race weekend, I will attempt to predict the top 10 of both the qualifying session and the race ahead based on previous form and the individual performances in the first two free practice sessions on friday ahead of the weekend. I will enter these predictions on GuessTheGrid, a website which takes your top 10 predictions and ranks them against other’s. Feel free to sign up and battle me for the title of F1 Oracle – but first,...

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Confessions of a Dutch Formula 1 Hipster in the Max Verstappen era

Max Verstappen’s surprising win in the Spanish Grand Prix has left the Netherlands with Max-Mania. His first Formula 1 race with Red Bull was immediately turned into the first ever win for a Dutch driver in the highest class of motorsport. This has resulted in a lot of new fans among the Dutch, but also brought about some annoyances with this ‘old’ fan in particular.

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Some Eau Rouge Wallpapers I Made

  Something you might not have known about me yet: I used to use Photoshop. A lot. It all started on a Dutch car-forum called ‘Autoweek’, where there was a special sub forum especially for car-related photoshops. Most of them weere, because of the popularity of ‘Need for Speed: Underground’ at the time, inspired by the tuning-scene. I used to make some of them as well, but my speciality was in converting normal cars to track-racers – proper GT cars. I did this for 3-4 years or so, in my...