“Today is about Porsche and Mark Webber”

Outspoken. Tough. Emotional. Number Two Driver. It’s not hard to imagine who’s being described here. For some, Mark Webber is the boy from Down Under done good with a feel good outback to on-track story. For others Mark Webber is the nearly man, moaning and whingeing his way slowly to the front of the grid. … Continue reading

Webber vs. Vettel: Multi 21-gate

Turkey 2010, a single incident there changed the course of Webber and Vettel’s relationship, only ever professional at the best of times it turned toxic in a single decision by Vettel to overtake. Webber lost a win and Vettel retired early. It spawned a terrible PR photo opportunity headlined ‘Shit Happens’ but things were never … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi Young Drivers Test Round Up

Day One Position Driver Team Time Laps 1 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1:42.661 40 2 Antonio Felix da Costa Red Bull 1:42.717 79 3 Gary Paffett McLaren 1:43.407 44 4 Robin Frijns Sauber 1:43.775 78 5 Nicolas Prost Lotus 1:44.194 52 6 Luiz Razia Toro Rosso 1:44.691 67 7 Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1:45.936 57 … Continue reading

A One Horse and One Bull Race

As Formula One hurtles towards the final four races of what had proved to be a turbulent season, we have been left with just two drivers battling for their third titles. The Bull and the Horse. The new kid on the block and the elder statesman. The energy drink and the historic marque. We’ve seen … Continue reading

The Webber 180°

“I’m high on confidence at the moment and firing on all cylinders.” It was only a matter of months ago that the clouds were rolling in on Mark Webber’s career, the media vultures were circling and ready to call time on what had been a somewhat interesting career. Starting out in the popular backmarker team … Continue reading

The 411: Big day in the office

Gascoyne gets a promotion: Mike Gascoyne, of Caterham F1, has been named the team’s Chief Technical Officer with immediate effect. Moving on from handling day-to-day operations of the technical department, he will now preside over the proposing, supporting and coordinating of technical initiatives, not only within the Formula One team but the GP2 team as … Continue reading


The off season. Troops of Formula One fans huddled around camp fires, stoking the flames with morsels of rumours, driver swaps and circuit changes. It is a testing time for Formula One fans, most of the year is taken up with high octane racing; pre, post and rumour. Then we’re thrust into the dark, alone … Continue reading

Oh I do like a Red Bull by the seaside!

“I really like that hoody. With the sun and the two bulls coming in like that.” Sometimes a simply innocent sentence can set the tone for the day. It’s not a particularly surprising observation, given that it was made within twenty minutes of entering the Red Bull Speed Jam, but perhaps the reason it epitomises … Continue reading

Istanbul Park: Race Day

Turkish Delight…or Despair? The Race: So much for this season being considered a banquet, we have been here so many times before the shine might be wearing off the gilded tableware, but it isn’t for the pole sitter or the team that builds the carbon fibre around him. Or a slightly less pessimistic view on … Continue reading

411: From Albert Park to Sepang

Ah, it’s great to be back isn’t it? The rumour mill is up to speed and the usual PR spin is tumbling out of the paddock, teams defend poor results, drivers justify track positions and ‘flexi’ wings are challenged. As far as season starts go this has been a notably interesting, but on the other … Continue reading

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