Red Bull Factory Tour: Part 2

Right, where did I leave you last time? Lunch is done, all F1 issues put to rest, Alonso cut down to size… First and foremost, it is rather unfair to call this place a factory, as it suggests an assembly line of carbon copies. Yes it is a slick operation; but each component, whether it … Continue reading

Red Bull Factory Tour: Part 1

“04:45! 04:45! 04:45!” Usually such a violent awakening at this time would result in the offending device being propelled into a wall; but today is different. Very different. Cajoling the car into life with de-icer and bloody-mindedness; a swift check on the phone tells me the train is already late, and the next one is cancelled. … Continue reading

T-Minus 12 hours

Not long to go now…this is the time when a lump rises in your throat and you begin to doubt yourself. Did I read that email right? I am completely delusional? Regardless of my mental state I’m still setting my alarm for 04:45am tomorrow! The only obstacle that stands in my way is the British … Continue reading

Pepe Jeans, Red Bull and a Christmas Wish

What do you want for Christmas? If money was no object…what would you go for? If I had no need for a job it would have to be that golden ticket to follow the F1 season for the year…now who wouldn’t want that? Jetting across the globe, staying in love hotels and walking the pitlane? … Continue reading

411: Abu Dhabi and beyond

I say beyond as the closest race now (Bahrain) is 118 days away…so it’s would be rather prudent of me to assume that the gossip would cease altogether. In fact we are now about to get the best gossip of the year. We have officially entered the off-season (although I suspect that Red Bull are … Continue reading

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