Just a quick post (that I could actually have published 20 mins or so ago), showing a couple of graphics generated from my scrape of the 2011 China Formula One Grand Prix timing data (via FIA press releases).
First up, the race to the podium:
The full lap chart, with pit stops:
Both the above graphics were using data scraped from press releases published on the FIA media centre website. You can find the data in the GDF format I used to generate the images using Gephi here (howto).
PPS which reminds me – here’s an example of how to use Gephi to visualise telemetry data captured from the McLaren websire: Visualising Vodafone Mclaren F1 Telemetry Data in Gephi