Formula One begins a brand new season, with a lot to live up to. The action in 2012 surprised, delighted and thrilled fans with a host of different winners, a successful return to the United States and a championship fight that went right down to the wire.
With Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel securing their third driver and constructor championships in a row, the challenge of trying to beat them is ever-present. Lewis Hamilton’s high-profile move to Mercedes will be a key factor in that team’s fortunes, as they attempt to move forward and join the intense battle at the front. Look out also for Ferrari and McLaren who will both be keen to halt Red Bull’s run of success.
There is one less constructor on the grid for 2013, with HRT unable to secure a buyer in time to pay their entry fee. Eleven passionate teams remain, along with 22 drivers ready to compete on 19 unique circuits around the world over the course of nine months.
This book provides a guide to the drivers, teams, important regulation changes and each stop on the 2013 calendar, so that wherever you are, you will always have a useful guide to the entire F1 season.