Comparison of F1 Team Performance in Qualifying

The 2020 season is over and I was wondering which of the teams gained most in terms of Qualifying Laptimes compared to last year’s season. As we know, Mercedes won the constructor’s champtionship, followed by Red Bull and McLaren was able to get the third place. But how did the Teams perform in qualifying comparedContinue reading “Comparison of F1 Team Performance in Qualifying”

What can Data of ~20’000 American Football Plays teach us?

NFL once again published a huge amount of data on Kaggle – free for Data Scientists to analyse and create insights. I wanted to know, what we actually can learn from the record of 20 000 plays of the 2018 season. Here we go… Overview The dataset contains the plays of 253 games between Sep.Continue reading “What can Data of ~20’000 American Football Plays teach us?”

Abu-Dhabi Final Race 2020

It was an unusual season – lots of tracks on the calender we would not have expected at the beginning of the year. Furthermore, some really suprising teams made it onto the podium throughout the season, but one thing did not change – Mercedes kept its competitive advantage and dominated once again. Resulting in aContinue reading “Abu-Dhabi Final Race 2020”

Pre-Race Analysis Abu Dhabi – Learn based on last year’s result

1. Understanding the data The final Grand Prix of 2020 takes place in Abu Dhabi. Let’s take a look into the data from last year’s final race in Abu Dhabi and focus on the teams which have the chance to finish the season as 3rd in the constructor’s championship. We might get some insights onContinue reading “Pre-Race Analysis Abu Dhabi – Learn based on last year’s result”

Incredible Performance of George Russell (Mercedes) and Sergio Perez (Racing Point) at the Bahrain Sakhir Grand Prix

Once again, last weekend, F1 showed us how exciting motorsport can be and at the same time also how frustrating. George Russell was replacing Lewis Hamilton (due positive COVID-19 test results) in the Mercedes car and was about to win his first GP but it was taken from him (twice) due to a pit crewContinue reading “Incredible Performance of George Russell (Mercedes) and Sergio Perez (Racing Point) at the Bahrain Sakhir Grand Prix”

Bahrain 2020: Lap Time Analysis

What a race! After Romain Grosjean’s shocking crash in the first lap, the race was stopped for over an hour. It was relieving to see, that Romain came out of the flames by himself and survived this heavy crash with just little injuries. I believe all of us needed to process these pictures and areContinue reading “Bahrain 2020: Lap Time Analysis”

Quick Post-Qualifying Check Bahrain 2020

As I tried to predict the Q3 Qualifying times beforehand in this post, let’s quickly take a look at the actual numbers. Following drivers reached Q3 and set the respective times # DRIVER BEST Q3 TIME 1 HAM 1:27.264 2 BOT 1:27.553 3 VER 1:27.678 4 ALB 1:28.274 5 PER 1:28.322 6 RIC 1:28.417 7Continue reading “Quick Post-Qualifying Check Bahrain 2020”

Battle for 3rd in the constructor’s championship 2020 – An Analysis

As Mercedes has once again managed to win the constructor’s championship and Red Bull being 2nd by far, all eyes are now on the battle for the 3rd place in the constructors championship. The most disappointing team in the season so far was definitely Ferrari, clearly underperforming the expectations. But are they able to gainContinue reading “Battle for 3rd in the constructor’s championship 2020 – An Analysis”

Chaotic F1 Turkey GP 2020 in One Table

Drivers complaining after Friday’s Practice sessions about the new slippery tarmac, Saturday was not getting better at all – it started to rain. As a conclusion we had a very exciting qualifying on Saturday followed by an extraordinary race on Sunday. I created this overview to show how the race actually went for each driverContinue reading “Chaotic F1 Turkey GP 2020 in One Table”