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F1 Fan Diaries: Going Cold Turkey

Rachel Clarke, an F1 fan and friend of Badger went to the Turkish Grand Prix last weekend and so say she had a good time would be somewhat of an understatement - here's her 'diary of an F1 in Turkey' - Read on!

The Top Five from Turkey

The Badgerometer is where we compile a Top 5 things from the previous grand prix (or anything else we fancy when there's no race)....

Driver Performance Analysis: The Sleeping Dogs

And finally, the Turkish GP 'Hot Rod or Hot Dog' team/driver analysis draws to a close with this, the third and final section, namely the sleeping dogs - those that didn't fair so well and came away pointless from Istanbul Park.

Driver Performance Analysis: The Chasing Dogs

We've named our driver of the race, but what about the rest of the runners and riders from the Turkish Grand Prix? In part two...

Driver Performance Analysis: The Top Dogs

Our analysis of the top drivers' performances in Turkey - namely, the drivers for Red Bull, Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes - also known as the top dogs.

The Top Dog for Turkey is…

"Hot Rod or Hot Dog" is our regular post-grand prix column where we review all of the driver performances in that race. As part of the process, one driver is declared as Badger's "Top Dog" - so who gets the nod for Turkey?

Turkish Delights: McLaren vs. McLaren

The on-track battle between the McLaren drivers in today's Turkish Grand Prix has to rank among the highlights of the race. Given the stakes and the massive profile the team are blessed/cursed with such wheel-to-wheel combat seems a massive risk - and yet McLaren allow their drivers to contest positions as if they were rivals from different teams. Good on 'em!

Turkish Delights: Unstoppable Seb

Another faultless drive from Sebastian Vettel this afternoon - and what else can you say? After the blip that was second place in China Seb returned to the top step of the podium today with a lights-to-flag win, never looking even remotely troubled by the pursuing pack. He was even able to switch his tyre strategy late in the race, just to be safe.

Vettels Stuffs his Rivals with Turkish GP Victory

You'd have been a brave soul to bet against Sebastian Vettel - he's gone and done it again, virtually stuffing the rest of his...

Grosjean gobbles up opening GP2 win – Bird scores double podium delight

Pre-season title favourite Romain Grosjean kicked off his campaign in style, winning from pole in the feature race, but leaves Turkey as joint championship leader following a double podium weekend for Britain's Sam Bird.

Red Bull Delight in Turkey – Qualifying as it happened

The qualifying session, round by round for the Turkish Grand Prix.

Kobayashi to Carve Through the Field in Turkey?

Kobayashi had problems in the first round and consequently will start at the back, and the question is - can the Japanese over-taking ace provide us with a Webber-like drive through the field on Sunday? Let's hope so! Here's how the drivers will line up on Sunday.

Button’s the Istanbullet as Mercedes power rules the roost in Turkey

McLaren's Jenson Button topped the times in FP2 for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix as world championship leader Sebastian Vettel was forced to sit out the entirety of the session following his shunt this morning.

Alonso tops the times as F1 serves up a moist slice of Turkey

Free practice for this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix has got underway at a soaking wet Istanbul Park Circuit, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso topping a session for the first time this season.

Pre-Turkey quotes: McLaren and Mercedes

The third and final part of our trawl through the team's preview of Turkey focuses on the views of both McLaren and Mercedes.

Pre-Turkey quotes: Sauber, Lotus and Force India

Part two of our pre-race media-bytes come from the midfield pack, specifically the teams of Force India, Sauber and from the very fringes, Lotus. Expect high hopes and more love for Turn 8.

Fantasy GP – Are You Looking for Turkish Delight?

After a long break and a great Chinese Grand Prix, we are almost ready for the Turkish Grand Prix. What will the wondrous Turn 8 be like with Pirelli Tyres, DRS and KERS? Will the Red Bull team mates collide again? But most importantly… which are the best drivers and teams to pick in the BadgerGP Fantasy GP game?