Sebastian Vettel dominated the title race and no-one could match his Red Bull team – but it wasn;t the German who featured at the head of the top stories on Crash.net
during the past year.
What follows are the top ten most read F1 stories right here on from the 2011 season.
1. Lewis Hamilton: Maybe it's because I'm black
- 29 May 2011
After a controversial race in Monte Carlo, Lewis Hamilton makes his ill-advised quip about the way he was treated by stewards in the Monaco Grand Prix.
2. Robert Kubica condition: UPDATE
- 6 February 2011
Lotus Renault GP issues an update on the condition of Robert Kubica after his accident during the Ronde di Andora Rally in Italy – an accident which would ultimately rule him out of the entire 2011 season.
3. Rumours of Red Bull needle return in Barcelona
- 23 May 2011
Speculation that all may not be well between Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber at Red Bull is reported following qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.
4. FIA releases F1 2012 calendar – with 21 grands prix
- 3 June 2011
After fears that 20 races in 2011 were too much, the FIA reveals a 21 date calendar for the 2012 season – although much will change before the year is out.