Mario Romancini

I do hate seeing tweets like these.  While Mario Romancini may not have been a star in the IZOD IndyCar Series, the 22-year-old has acquitted himself quite well in the eleven races his drove with Conquest Racing. The young Brazilian was dropped when funding for his seat ran out - for the rest of the … Continue reading Mario Romancini

Q&A: Jaime Alguersuari (Toro Rosso, Formula 1)

When Jaime Alguersuari made his Formula 1 début at the Hungaroring mid-way through 2009, many considered the then 19-year-old too young and inexperienced to be partaking in a race at the top level. Now 20, the young Spaniard has shown himself to be worthy of his drive; occasionally wrenching some wonderful performances out of a … Continue reading Q&A: Jaime Alguersuari (Toro Rosso, Formula 1)

Selling Yourself

There has been much comment in recent days about the hiring of pay drivers in the mainly US-based Indy Racing League. Ridebuyers have been in motor racing since day one - even Formula 1 has had plenty of pay drivers over the years; however the circumstances of many of those ridebuyers changed dramatically over the … Continue reading Selling Yourself

The Wonder of Appearances

A long time ago (the late-90's I think), I frequented an IRC site for a short period where all sorts of bored computer nerds pretended to be all sorts of real-life "interesting" people. Being young and foolish I got fooled a couple of times, but not in any way that did any damage and in … Continue reading The Wonder of Appearances