F1 rankings Brazilian GP

2013-11-29 12:26
The End, the season is done, gone, consigned to history.  In the end Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull made it look quite easy but how much of it was driver and how much was car?

If you look at the F1 Rankings it’s both actually, more so driver this year than car I would say because when a driver reaches a 5.50 Star rating in F1, you have to stand back and respect the greatness of the achievement.

Red Bull was, without doubt, the best team and car on the grid this year but in order for me to fall off my chair with amazement a team needs a Race Index of 9000 or more.  Only then will I go nutty about the car over the driver.

Here is the 2013 F1 season represented in numbers.
Brazilian Grand Prix 2013
        Team     Stars
1-     S. Vettel     Red Bull     5.65
2-     F. Alonso     Ferrari     4.93
3-     K. Raikkonen         4.79
4-     L. Hamilton     Mercedes     4.31
5-     M. Webber     Red Bull     4.30
6-     N. Rosberg     Mercedes     4.23
7-     R. Grosjean     Lotus     4.17
8-     P. di Resta     Force India     3.97
9-     N. Hulkenberg     Sauber     3.73
10-     J. Button     McLaren     3.55
11-     F. Massa     Ferrari     3.37
12-     D. Ricciardo     Toro Rosso     3.35
13-     A. Sutil     Force India     3.22
14-     S. Perez     McLaren     3.09
15-     J-E. Vergne     Toro Rosso     2.46
16-     P. Maldonado     Williams     2.36
17-     V. Bottas     Williams     2.28
18-     E. Gutierrez     Sauber     2.08
19-     J. Bianchi     Marussia     1.53
20-     C. Pic     Caterham     1.42
21-     G. van der Garde     Caterham     1.31
22-     M. Chilton     Marussia     1.18
23-     H. Kovalainen     Lotus     0.51
    Team     Index     
1-     Red Bull     8644     
2-     Mercedes     8054     
3-     Ferrari     7985     
4-     Lotus     7127     
5-     McLaren     6665     
6-     Sauber     5206     
7-     Force India     5108     
8-     Toro Rosso     4404     
9-     Williams     4055     
10-     Caterham     2508     
11-     Marussia     2475

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