Sepang: Race Day

If this season was a meal, the race in Australia was merely you wiping your feet on the mat before entering the restaurant, by the end of this emphatic race, it proved to be the amuse bouche. A tiny taste of what was to come, something to tickle the tastebuds, to amuse the mouth. Oh … Continue reading

411: Kubica, Bahrain and The Chain

Think it’s about time I started these up again, a truckload of gossip/rumour/news has gone down since the last 411, so without further delay… Update on Robert Kubica: When Robert Kubica seriously injured himself in Italy during a rally stage in Andora, it was the power of Twitter that alerted the world to what was going … Continue reading

2011 Launches: Part 1

Today is the first day of the new season, so Happy New Year to you! Festivities out of the way, let’s get down to the business of what the new year brings. This is the first chance the teams gets to put rubber on the track after a long off-season since the sun set in … Continue reading

411: Awards, Battles & Crashgate

I’m still in countdown mode (4 days!) but there is vital gossip to be discussed! Lotus and Renault is still being ironed out; Mark Webber’s book has hit the proverbial fan and Fernando Alonso has dedicated his face to Jenson Button. Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious?: Another development in the Lotus and Renault saga; this … Continue reading

411: All Change

Time for some gossip and rumor I think; the air is thick with more than rain and snow today… Off to greener pastures: There has been rumblings about turbo powered engines in 2013 for much of this past season. However it’s now been made official and we are heading towards a greener future in Formula … Continue reading

411: Drivers & Teams 2011

Hope you’re coping well with the weather; trudging to work in the snow is not my favourite thing to do first thing in the morning. But once I returned home (through the sludge…snow is depressing once it’s walked on don’t you think?) I found the first sign of spring… FIA announce provisional 2011 entry list: … Continue reading

The Pirelli Test

With the end of the 61st season we bid farewell to the fly-away; getting up at 5am to watch qualifying and wishing we were there (unless you were, and if so I’m extremely jealous!). We also said so long to Bridgestone. Bridgestone has been the sole tire supplier since 2007 after Michelin pulled out. Deciding not … Continue reading

The Season: 2010

The dust has barely set in Abu Dhabi and there’s already talk of the 2011 season. It’s 16 weeks away; but that’s Formula One for you. This is a sport that lives in the future. But allow me this one discretion and I’ll wrap up the past season for you. The past is reserved for nostalgia and … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi Young Drivers Test

The young drivers test is an excellent end to an exciting year; it’s for any driver that hasn’t completed more than two F1 races. A great opportunity to see the vision of the future; and for some that future comes quicker than most. Pastor Maldonado has been tipped to take over the empty seat that … Continue reading

Yas Marina: Qualifying

Qualification time! As you’re perfectly aware this is late (and you can reprimand me for it; I deserve it!) as I was off on a jolly; which was somewhat disappointing. Even though I made numerous promises to myself that I would resist temptation and wait until I returned to check it out. I failed big … Continue reading

  • Archives