Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Down to the wire in Brazil

Well, what can I say, but this was the most exciting season I've seen for a long time. Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen were all in the running for it, separated by only a few points. When Kimi won, he was only one point ahead of Lewis and Fernando!!

Lewis is clearly the most talented driver to come along in a long time - several records in his first Formula 1 season and coming within a hairs' breadth of the championship.

Why didn't he get the drivers' championship? McLaren should have been more careful in Shanghai - Bridgestone advised McLaren to order him to make a pit stop, because they were worried about tyre wear - McLaren refused, thus leading to Lewis beaching in the gravel trap.

No matter, Lewis Hamilton has had a great first season in Formula 1 and I'm sure he'll have many more.

Although Ferrari have won the constructors' championship, BMW Sauber have made it to second place - gradually improving on their previous positions and shaking off the "driving school" nickname.

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