Author: The Usher's #F1 Ledger

Received an unexpected birthday present from a great mate, fellow-redditor, and avid F1 fan.. Almost spilt the coffee that was in it due to the fit of laughter that ensued.

Japanese GP on ESPN had 756k viewers, its largest US TV audience on record

Racing wheel class with Lando

Max Verstappen at the Japanese GP 2019

Nick Heidfeld did it first. 2007 United States GP, after a mechanical failure in his BMW.

#TJ13 #F1 – Six of the best for #Mercedes

Rate the race and driver of the weekend – Suzuka, Japan 2019 

Mean reader score: 6.11 Rated 8/17 races so far this season

This year’s race, although ranked the same as last year’s (8/17) was actually the lowest score of the past four years (6.34 for 2018, 6.2 for 2017, and 6.97 for 2016), although it did score higher than 2015’s 5.11, 2014’s 5.42 and 2013’s 6.01.

Thankfully there were no…

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#TJ13 #F1 – #Raikkönen: “I don’t regret anything I did”

Kimi Räikkönen already had the mischievous grin on his face when he made his Formula 1 debut at the age of 21, incredibly after only 23 junior formula races – mostly in UK Formula Renault.

Today, on his 40th birthday, the silent Finn can look back on over 300 Grands Prix, the 2007 World Championship title win with Ferrari and a total of 21 Formula 1 victories. Time to look back? Not for Räikkönen…

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On this Day 10 Years Ago, Jenson Button secured his first and only drivers title for Brawn GP at the Brazilian GP.

On this day 14 years ago, Fernando Alonso won his first World Championship. Here’s one of the most iconic photos of F1 to celebrate.

#TJ13 #F1 – #FIA confesses: #Lerclerc should have been more severely punished

Fortune in misfortune for Charles Leclerc: Although the Ferrari driver was subsequently punished at the Japanese Grand Prix, the Monegasque still got off lightly.

After his start collision with Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc continued the race in Suzuka with a defective front wing. Although the team ordered him into the pits, the Monegasque passed the pit lane twice. Finally a part of the wing…

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