Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Jerez, February 11th)

Seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher topped today's running at the Jerez. The Mercedes driver registered a speedy run of 1:20.352 at the beginning of a 10-lap run, leaving the famous German 0.061 of-a-second quicker than Ferrari pilot, Felipe Massa. However, Schumacher's fast laps appeared to be spikes rather than indications of consistent pace from his … Continue reading Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Jerez, February 11th)

GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)

It may only be the middle of October, but winter testing has already got under way for the GP3 Series at the Estoril circuit in Portugal.  A number of drivers from GP3's inaugural year are returning, but many new faces will also be making an appearance. The likes of James Calado, Lewis Williamson, Oli Webb … Continue reading GP3 Winter Test (Estoril, October 13th-15th)

Arrogance: The Public Decline of Michael Schumacher

It was just the sheer arrogant nature of it all. One car weakened by ageing tyres vying with another machine on superior rubber; one driver - at a time retired - back with questionable motivation against another veteran, refreshed and reinvigorated by a fresh challenge. When Michael Schumacher moved his Mercedes across the Williams of … Continue reading Arrogance: The Public Decline of Michael Schumacher

2010 German Grand Prix (Hockenheimring, Round 11, Jul 24th)

3rd Practice As with yesterday, Saturday was looking like a battle between the Ferrari's and Red Bull's and once again, despite their updates, the McLaren pair do not look likely to get a look in; yet whereas Fernando Alonso finished Friday afternoon on top of the time sheets, by the end of third practice Sebastian … Continue reading 2010 German Grand Prix (Hockenheimring, Round 11, Jul 24th)

The 2010 Formula 1 World Championship Grid

Well, pre-season testing is completed and all the teams have unveiled their cars and, of course, it has been confirmed that the USF1 squad will not make it to Bahrain for first practice in nine days or for the rest of the season - I cannot wait for that book to be written.  The final … Continue reading The 2010 Formula 1 World Championship Grid

Interview: Daniel Ricciardo (2009 British F3 Champion and Red Bull F1 Reserve)

Last year, 20-year-old racing driver, Daniel Ricciardo won the British Formula 3 Championship with Carlin Motorsport in convincing style with two races to spare at the marvellous Portimao circuit in Portugal. It wasn't the only high point of the year for the young Australian, as 2009 also saw Ricciardo make his début in the Formula … Continue reading Interview: Daniel Ricciardo (2009 British F3 Champion and Red Bull F1 Reserve)

Formula 1 Testing (Barcelona, February 25th-28th)

This week saw the final Formula 1 tests until of the year until the rookie sessions in December and it is in these tests that a slightly clearer picture is painted by the teams. While fuel weights are still an unknown, a perception is created by how long the stints are and the length of … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Barcelona, February 25th-28th)

Formula 1 Testing (Jerez, February 10th-13th)

The second test got under way on Wednesday and saw the first runs for the Force India and Virgin F1 teams, the latter of which should raise an eyebrow for a few reasons. Firstly, the new Virgin machine is the first F1 car to run that was developed by Nick Wirth using just Computational Fluid … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Jerez, February 10th-13th)