Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy F1’

24 Jul 2008: Fantasy F1: Team BritsOnPole is on the climb

Logging into our McLaren Grand Prix League 2008 team account has been a bit less of a chore recently since our season took a welcome turn for the better round about the British Grand Prix. Much like Lewis Hamilton’s, really.

9 Jul 2008: Fantasy F1: Hurrah for Hamilton and Heidfeld

Our McLaren Grand Prix League team has been spared humiliation in the British leg of the competition thanks to the good offices of Lewis Hamilton and Nick Heidfeld – something that we’d like to thank them both for.

25 Jun 2008: Fantasy F1: Magny-Cours not the wipe-out we expected

So, how are we doing post-Magny-Cours in the McLaren Grand Prix League competition? Well, we were expecting a rough ride since the Ferraris were always going to be dominant and that particular outfit is not represented at all in our driver or team picks.

9 Jun 2008: Fantasy F1: Kubica and Heidfeld give Brits on Pole huge points boost

Oh, yes! The recent off-a-cliff decline of the Brits on Pole McLaren Grand Prix League team has been dramatically reversed thanks to great performances by our drivers and teams in Montreal.

29 May 2008: Brits on Pole: the fightback begins

Time for us to admit what has happened to our team in round six of the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition. And, actually, things are looking up.

13 May 2008: F1: Our McLaren Grand Prix League freefall is now merely a slide

McLaren has done its sums, and the latest scores from round five of its Grand Prix League fantasy racing competition are now up on the site. The Brits on Pole team is delighted to announce that its trapdoor-like habit of dropping hundreds of places after every race is now a slide. A mere trickle, in fact.

6 May 2008: F1: how not to run a fantasy league team

It’s taken us a while to make this admission. But in the interests of full disclosure we have to report that taking advantage of the transfer window has done little to boost our McLaren Grand Prix League team.

25 Apr 2008: F1: in the last few hours of the transfer window…

Having got home from holiday and sat down to update the site, we were alarmed to learn we were in the last few hours of the transfer window for McLaren’s Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition.

7 Apr 2008: F1: Brits on Pole – the Super Aguri of fantasy F1

This morning we awaken chastened to the harsh realities of life as F1 team principals. Our refusal to invest in Ferrari, our reliance on Lewis Hamilton and our backing of lots of promising-on-paper midfield drivers who largely ended in the gravel at Bahrain mean that we’re another 4,912 places adrift this morning in the McLaren Grand Prix League.

18 Mar 2008: F1: our Grand Prix League 2008 standings

Well, we promised that we’d tell you how we’re doing in McLaren’s Grand Prix League 2008 contest, and here we are. Team BritsOnPole pulled in 343 points from the Australian Grand Prix, placing us 1,390th out of 18,237 players.

 
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