It is a dreadful state of affairs when a competitor finds oneself in a position where they need to sell their possessions in order to enter an event.
“Lynn tops British F3 Rockingham test”
Alex Lynn topped this week’s British Formula 3 test at Rockingham Motor Speedway ahead of the its next round there in two weeks.
Introducing: Michael Lewis (Prema Powerteam, Formula 3 Euro Series)
Europe has generally been a difficult port of call for US-bred talent since the days of the Andretti’s and Eddie Cheever, with only Scott Speed breaking into Formula 1 in recent years. Now California’s Michael Lewis is busy ensuring his name features high on that list of emerging talent.
Red Bull launch the RB8
Red Bull today launched the car they believe may give them a third consecutive Formula 1 world championship.
McLaren launch MP4-27 charger
McLaren launched their 2012 Formula 1 World Championship charger at Woking this morning.
FIA Ban Reactive Ride Suspension; Reduce F1-Related Buzzword to Mere Footnote
Yesterday afternoon, the FIA banned the controversial reactive ride system, pioneered by Lotus (formerly Renault).
Vague Respite for the i1 Super Series
Indian’s fledgling i1 Super Series received something of a respite last week with the confirmation that it is now going ahead in next month.
Further Violence in Bahrain, as the Racing Season Draws Near
Security forces have been spending much of the last five days breaking up violent protests and demonstrations in Sitra, an island just south of the Bahrain capital of Manama, following the death of 15-year-old Sayid Hashim Saeed on New Years Eve.
Closing the Cockpit
Over the past few days, I have been coming across a number of messages safety in motorsport.
Parc Ferme, Episode 5 with Ben Bowlby (DeltaWing Project) and Jos Claes (Dallara)
In episode 5 of the Parc Ferme Podcast, I'll be talking about cars with two guests.
Catching Up with the Speed of Life
What an incredible weekend for motorsport. A great deal of which was snuggled up in front of the television, while trying to rid myself of a cold and a bad back.
If one reads and watches enough science fiction, it is possible that a person could chance upon several different explanations and definitions of déjà vu.
Youth in Development
A practice that is becoming more and more common in motorsports is one of team driven young development programmes.
The Flexible Rear Wing
During today's Formula 1 test at Valencia, several teams tried out the new flexible rear wing.
(Guest Post) USA and F1: The Paths Back
The USA and Formula 1 have had a turbulent relationship for the past three decades. Back in the days when the US Grand Prix was held every year at Watkins Glen, a steady trickle of drivers from the States tried their hand in F1; however the intervening years has seen that relationship weakened considerably.
Making it Easy
While it should never be too difficult to overtake, it should not be too easy either; however measures to avoid repeats of the dire events at Bahrain and Abu Dhabi has seen the FIA introduce a rather drastic measure with the introduction of a flexible rear wing at the latest World Motorsports Council meeting yesterday.
Guest Post: Pruning the Feeder Series
A theme often touched upon both by Leigh and myself in discussions around the internet is that of the junior and development series.
The Bashing of Emanuele Pirro
Not content with bashing regular folk when they have the chance, British tabloid nonsense peddler, the Daily Mail, went on the warpath today against one of motorsports true gents.
“Grand Designs: John Hugenholtz”
With its series of high speed esses, the long curving Spoon corner, the balls-to-the-wall sweep that is 130R and the infamous end of lap chicane, Suzuka International Racing Course stands out as one of the most dramatic circuits on the Formula 1 calender today.
Mark Webber Drives the Autodromo Nazionale Monza
It was expected that there would be much rumbling from fans following the decision by the World Motor Sports Council to not give further punishment to Ferrari for the team orders debacle at the Hockenheimring in July. Realistically, the FIA were damned if they did nothing and damned if they did. While not a pleasant … Continue reading Mark Webber Drives the Autodromo Nazionale Monza