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) Continue reading →
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)