Followers of |StartingGrid| know that I’m a huge Formula 1 fan. This isn’t something that you see everyday, where a Caterham overtakes a Ferrari in a Grand Prix.
Watch how Vitaly Petrov is able to keep pace with Felipe Massa, and make a pass in the DRS zone for 15th place during the 2012 European GP. (Massa’s teammate Alonso is leading the race at this point.) Continue reading
Twice in two weekends has Vitaly become my driver of the weekend. This weekend, it wasn’t because how he finished a race. (Since he didn’t finish). It was because of his commitment, style and flavor doing this… (Video after the jump)
This weekend had a lot of epic races. However the driver of the weekend for me was Vitaly Petrov, taking his first ever (See: First Russian ever) Formula 1 podium for Lotus-Renault. Qualified well (P6), and raced great! (P3). Also, the guy has the “BEST” post-race interview face that I have ever seen. Only guy I know who literally looks exhausted listening to Sebastian Vettel’s chattering. (That earns way more points than his race-finish, in our books)