December 4th 2012

Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 101 days

Birthdays:
Happy birthday to Dutch/Chinese driver Ho-Ping Tung, who is 30 today.

On This Day:
Most F1 seasons except for 1959, 1962 and 1963 had wrapped up for the holidays.

News:
AV Formula have signed Arthur Pic (the brother of Charles) and Yann Cunha for the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 season.
Kevin Magnussen has been signed by DAMS for the 2013 season alongside already-signed Norman Nato.

Stat of the Day:
In the last four seasons, Sebastian Vettel has taken 35 out of 75 possible pole positions. That’s over 45%!
If you include Mark Webber’s 11 poles over the same period, Red Bull have achieved more than 60% of all pole positions since the start of 2009. The remaining 29 poles have been divided between McLaren (14), Brawn (5), Ferrari (4), Williams (2), Toyota (1), Force India (1), Mercedes (1) and Renault (1).

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