2013 Formula One season
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The Formula 1 2013 season was the 64th FIA Formula 1 World Championship. It included 19 Grand Prix. It began on March 17 in Melbourne and ended on 24 November at Interlagos. Sebastian Vettel became the fourth consecutive drivers 'world champion, his team Red Bull -Renault for the fourth time in a row constructors' world championship.
- 3.1 5 -8. February: Jerez
- 3.2 19th - 22nd February: Barcelona
- 3.3 February 28-March 3: Barcelona
- 5.1 Australian Grand Prix
- 5.2 Malaysian Grand Prix
- 5.3 Grand Prix of China
- 5.4 Grand Prix of Bahrain
- 5.5 Grand Prix of Spain
- 5.6 Grand Prix of Monaco
- 5.7 Canadian Grand Prix
- 5.8 Grand Prix of Great Britain
- 5.9 Grand Prix of Germany
- 5:10 Grand Prix of Hungary
- 5:11 Grand Prix of Belgium
- 5:12 Grand Prix of Italy
- 5:13 Singapore Grand Prix
- 5:14 Grand Prix of Korea
- 5:15 Grand Prix of Japan
- 5:16 Grand Prix of India
- 5:17 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
- 5:18 United States Grand Prix
- 5:19 Grand Prix of Brazil
- 8.1 Drivers' Championship
- 8.2 Constructors' Championship
Changes in 2013
Grands Prix and race tracks
The Grand Prix of Europe 2013 is no longer in the racing calendar of Formula 1 last had this Grand Prix 2008 took place until 2012 at the Valencia Street Circuit.
Originally a second race in the United States, the Grand Prix of Jersey, had been planned. Despite inclusion in the official race calendar of the Grand Prix was postponed for a year. Instead, a replacement Grand Prix in Europe was initially provided in the official FIA racing calendar. This replacement Grand Prix, which was held on July 21, was removed from the race calendar shortly before the season of the FIA. About the possible venue there was only speculation.
The venue of the Grand Prix of Germany exchanged at regular intervals at the Hockenheimring Baden- Württemberg on the Nürburgring. The confirmation of a race at the Nürburgring, there was only the end of January after the company operating the route had filed bankruptcy in 2012.
The DRS, which could be previously used in training on the entire route is allowed from the 2013 season only in the specified DRS zones analogous to race. In addition, active double DRS systems (also called " passive F-duct '), and where the activation mechanism of the DRS will be used for other purposes, such as banned on Mercedes F1 W03, from now on.
700 grams 200 grams, the front tire, the rear tire - - due to another structure around 2 kg The Pirelli tires in 2013 used weigh more per set than the tire in the previous year, therefore, the FIA increased the minimum weight of vehicles (with driver) from 640 to 642 kg.
The teams will be allowed to cover it with a so-called Eitelkeitsblende perceived as unaesthetic step on the car's nose. The stress testing of the front wing have been revised in order to counteract deformation after had again developed very expensive wings flutter in the previous teams that at high pressure deformed and thereby improved the aerodynamics of the vehicle.
As 2013 is attend only 22 drivers, the qualifying format has been adjusted. In the first two qualifying sections, Q1 and Q2, the slowest divorce six (rather than seven) drivers from. The last section is still contested by the fastest ten drivers.
From the Hungarian Grand Prix, the speed limit in the pit lane from 100 to 80 km / h is reduced, also now have all the team members who work on the car during the race, wear a helmet. During the qualifying and the race, only team members and marshals may move freely in the pit lane, media representatives must stay close to the pit wall. These changes were introduced after Mark Webber had immediately after a pit stop lost only inadequately fastened right rear at the Grand Prix of Germany and thus met a cameraman who had to be hospitalized with broken bones and a concussion in a hospital.
The HRT F1 team is not enlisted in the season 2013. Thus reduced the number of participants from 24 to 22 drivers.
On September 28, 2012, two driver changes were known: Sergio Perez Sauber left towards McLaren, where he is team-mate Jenson Button. Pérez replaced Lewis Hamilton, who was known in return his move to Mercedes. Hamilton loosens from Michael Schumacher. Schumacher announced a week later to finish on 4 October 2012, in his Formula 1 career as a racing driver at the end of the 2012 season.
Adrian Sutil, who was active in any racing series in 2012, returned to Force India. For the team, he already ran from 2007, the first year under the name Spyker until 2011.
Heikki Kovalainen was initially without strain cockpit and remained first as a test driver for Caterham. With two races left in the season, he was obliged to Lotus as a replacement for the injured Kimi Raikkonen.
Three of the first six pilots last year's GP2 season alternated as a regular driver in Formula 1 and will do in the 2013 season debut. Esteban Gutiérrez, who had become with Lotus GP Third, joined Sauber, where he was engaged as a test driver before. Max Chilton, who finished fourth, moved from Carlin to the root cockpit of Marussia, for which he had already completed test drives. Giedo van der Garde, 2012 Caterham sixth in the GP2 drivers championship and test drivers of the Formula 1 team Caterham, received a master cockpit with the team. GP2 Valsecchi overall winner Davide remained without a master cockpit and was test driver for Formula 1 team Lotus. Also for the first time here as regular driver Valtteri Bottas is at Williams. Bottas had already completed some 2012 Friday practice for the team and was in the 2012 season in any racing series active as a race driver. In 2011 he won the title of the GP3 Series with Lotus GP.
Originally obtain the second cockpit at Marussia GP2 runner-up Luiz Razia. However, he was replaced during the test runs before the season by Jules Bianchi. Bianchi reached 2012 for Tech 1 Racing finished second overall in the Formula Renault 3.5 and was also a Formula 1 test driver for Force India and Ferrari.
Pedro de la Rosa, 2012 Operation pilot with HRT was recorded for the 2013 season in the driver line-up of Ferrari, where he is one of several test and development drivers. Also Jérôme D'Ambrosio, who in a race for Lotus was launched last year, remained as test and reserve driver at Lotus.
Timo Glock, who drove for Marussia in 2012, changes in the DTM, where he is BMW works driver.
Bruno Senna joined Williams in the FIA World Endurance Championship ( WEC) to Aston Martin Racing, where he competes in the GTE Pro class. Kamui Kobayashi Also, the 2012 was for Sauber at the start, moved from Formula 1 in the WEC. He received a GTE -Pro cockpit of the Ferrari factory team AF Corse.
Narain Karthikeyan, who had HRT race seat in the previous year, joined the Auto GP, where he received a cockpit at Zele Racing.
In mid-April was Vitaly Petrov, who was in 2012 race seat, still without a commitment to motorsport.
Teams and Drivers
In the overview, all drivers are listed which have been completed for the 2013 season, a contract with the team as a root or a test driver or have participated in official tests.
5 -8. February: Jerez
The first week of testing took place from 5 to 8 February held at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. With the Caterham CT03, Ferrari F138, the VJM06 Force India, the Lotus E21, the Marussia MR02, the McLaren MP4 -28, Mercedes W04 F1, Red Bull RB9, the Sauber C32 and the Toro Rosso STR8 gave her ten cars track debut. Williams gave up the use of the new chassis and was with the previous chassis on site.
During the test launch on February 5 Jenson Button in the McLaren was the fastest rider with a time of 1:18,861 minutes ahead of Mark Webber Red Bull and Romain Grosjean at Lotus. On the second test day, February 6, Grosjean made progress with a fastest lap of 1:18,218 minutes, the fastest time ahead of Paul di Resta in the Force India and Daniel Ricciardo in the Toro Rosso. On February 7, took over Ferrari driver Felipe Massa with 1:17,879 minutes the top of the standings. On the second and third place followed by Nico Rosberg (Mercedes ) and Sebastian Vettel ( Red Bull). On February 8, the last day of testing, scoring Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time of 1:18,148 minutes ago Jules Bianchi in the Force India and Vettel in the Red Bull
Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hülkenberg, Sergio Pérez, Charles Pic, Luiz Razia, Pedro de la Rosa and James Rossiter completed in Jerez the first test drives for their new teams. For Force India test driver Rossiter, it was the first Formula 1 test runs since January 2008.
19th - 22nd February: Barcelona
The second week of testing took place from 19 to 22 February at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain instead. In addition to new vehicles, which were used in the first week of testing, the Williams FW35 was used for the first time. Thus, each team had presented their new vehicle prior to this test week.
On the first test day, February 19, Nico Rosberg scored in the Mercedes with a time of 1:22,616 minutes, the fastest time ahead of Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus and Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari. On February 20, took over Sergio Pérez (McLaren ) took the lead with a time of 1:21,848 minutes before Sebastian Vettel ( Red Bull) and Raikkonen ( Lotus ). On February 21, the third day of testing, the pilots completed a lot of laps, as for the day worse weather conditions were reported. Alonso in the Ferrari with a time of 1:21.875 minutes, the fastest pilot in front of Nico Hulkenberg Sauber and Romain Grosjean at Lotus. The last test day, February 22, was marked by changing weather conditions. Lewis Hamilton scored with a time of 1:23,282 minutes in the fastest time before Mercedes Jenson Button in the McLaren and Jean-Eric Vergne in the Toro Rosso. The Wochenbestzeit thus went to McLaren driver Pérez.
Adrian Sutil came at the trial week after 452 days to Force India back into the cockpit.
February 28-March 3: Barcelona
The third week of testing took place from February 28 to March 3, as the second, at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain instead.
28 th of February, the first day of testing was characterized by changing weather conditions, so that all types of tires and mixtures were used. With the mixture soft tires scored Red Bull driver Mark Webber with a fastest lap of 1:22,693 minutes, the fastest time ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes and Jean-Eric Vergne in the Toro Rosso. On the second test day, 1 March, the weather remained unsettled. With a time of 1:22,716 minutes was Romain Grosjean at Lotus Fastest ahead of Jenson Button in the McLaren and Pastor Maldonado in the Williams. The soft tire compounds and medium originated in this test from the Romanian Pirelli factory and were used for quality comparison. Usually, the Formula 1 tires are produced in Turkey. On March 2, the third test day, the weather was generally good. Hamilton scored with 1:20,558 minutes in Mercedes the best time ahead of Felipe Massa in the Ferrari and Adrian Sutil in the Force India. On March 3, the final day of testing before the season, Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes with a new best time of 1:20,130 minutes 2013er - out vehicles. Fernando Alonso ( Ferrari) was second and Button ( McLaren) by third parties.
The considered as non- compliant exhaust regulatory structures that were seen in the first tests still Caterham CT03 and the Williams FW35, were no longer present in the third week of testing on the vehicles.
Jules Bianchi went in this week for the first time test for Marussia.
The race calendar includes 19 Grand Prix.
Grand Prix of Australia
The Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park Circuit was held on 17 March 2013, and went over a distance of 58 laps of 5.303 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.574 km.
Kimi Raikkonen won the Grand Prix of Australia with a two-stop strategy, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel, both of which apply Deten a three-stop strategy.
Due to rain, the qualifying was canceled after the first segment and drove on Sunday morning to an end.
Grand Prix of Malaysia
The Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit was held on 24 March 2013, and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.543 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 310.408 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of team- mate Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton.
At the start of the race, the track was still a bit wet, so was only changed during the race on slicks. Towards the end of the race there were two internal team duels: Between the Red Bull drivers for victory and between Mercedes drivers for third place.
Grand Prix of China
The Grand Prix of China at the Shanghai International Circuit was held on 14 April 2013, and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.451 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.066 km.
Fernando Alonso won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton. The race was marked by strategic decisions.
Grand Prix of Bahrain
The Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit was held on 21 April 2013, and went over a distance of 57 laps of 5.412 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.238 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen, who took less a stop, and Romain Grosjean. Vettel was leading the race over long distances and also achieved the fastest lap of the race.
Grand Prix of Spain
The Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya took place on 12 May 2013, and went over a distance of 66 laps of 4.655 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.104 km.
Fernando Alonso won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa.
Grand Prix of Monaco
The Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco took place on 26 May 2013, and went over a distance of 78 laps of 3.340 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 260.52 kilometers. Nico Rosberg was able to celebrate his first victory of the season with a start - to-finish victory. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber completed the podium.
Grand Prix of Canada
The Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles -Villeneuve took place on 9 June 2013, and went over a distance of 70 laps of 4.361 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.27 kilometers.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton.
A marshal came after the race at the removal of a defective vehicle lost their lives.
Grand Prix of Great Britain
The Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone Circuit was held on 30 June 2013 and went over a distance of 52 laps of 5.891 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.198 km.
Nico Rosberg won the race ahead of Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso. Rosberg benefited from a puncture of his team- mate Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel transmission damage in car.
Once there were several punctures, the race for several laps through the Safety Car was neutralized.
Grand Prix of Germany
The Grand Prix of Germany at the Nürburgring took place on July 7, 2013, and went over a distance of 60 laps of 5.148 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.623 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
Grand Prix of Hungary
The Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring was held on 28 July 2013, and went over a distance of 70 laps of 4.381 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.630 km.
Lewis Hamilton scored his first victory for Mercedes ahead of Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel. The pilots on the front positions applied to several different strategies.
Grand Prix of Belgium
The Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit de Spa -Francorchamps was held on 25 August 2013, and went over a distance of 44 laps of 7.004 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.052 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Vettel took the lead shortly after the start of Hamilton and led the race until the end of the race finally checked on. Alonso started from ninth place and already made in the initial phase of a few places.
During the race, the track remained dry.
Grand Prix of Italy
The Grand Prix of Italy at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza took place on September 8, 2013, and went over a distance of 53 laps of 5.793 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.720 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber.
Vettel led the race pit stop adjusted continuously to.
Singapore Grand Prix
The Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street Circuit was held on 22 September 2013, and went over a distance of 61 laps of 5.065 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.828 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen.
Vettel started from pole position, the race led to consistently and set the fastest lap of the race. He scored a Grand Slam.
Grand Prix of Korea
The Grand Prix of Korea on the Korean International Circuit was held on October 6, 2013, and went over a distance of 55 laps of 5.615 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.630 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
Vettel started from pole position, the race led to consistently and set the fastest lap of the race. So he had a Grand Slam.
Grand Prix of Japan
The Grand Prix of Japan at the Suzuka International Racing Course was held on 13 October 2013, and went over a distance of 53 laps of 5.807 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.471 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Mark Webber and Romain Grosjean.
Grand Prix of India
The Grand Prix of India at the Buddh International Circuit was held on 27 October 2013, and went over a distance of 60 laps of 5.125 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.249 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Nico Rosberg and Romain Grosjean. Vettel secured in this race ahead of the fourth drivers' world championship titles. His team, Red Bull -Renault, also won for the fourth time in a row the Constructors' World Championship.
Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
The Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit was held on 3 November 2013, and went over a distance of 55 laps of 5.554 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.335 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of team- mate Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg. Vettel led the race throughout and came up with over 30 -second lead to the finish.
United States Grand Prix
The Grand Prix of USA at the Circuit of The Americas was held on 17 November 2013, and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.513 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.405 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Romain Grosjean and Mark Webber. Vettel led the race pit stop adjusted continuously to.
It was Vettel's eighth victory in a row in a season. He set a new record for consecutive wins on within one season.
Grand Prix of Brazil
The Grand Prix of Brazil at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace was held on 24 November 2013, and went over a distance of 71 laps of 4.309 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.909 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso.
Vettel scored his ninth in consecutive victory and moved so with Alberto Ascari same.
This table shows that have achieved better rankings in qualifying in the Team which driver.
This table shows that have achieved better position in the race in which Team driver. If a team in a race no driver have come in the standings, this is taken as 0:0.
World Cup ratings
World Champion will be the one driver or designer who has accumulated up to the end of the season the most points in the World Championship. The distribution of points, the placings in the overall results of each race are taken into account. The ten top-ranked riders in each race will receive points according to the following scheme: