They are probably used to this already, even at Formula 3 level. The glaring lights, the cameras, questions that come from the series media representative -- and then us, the rest of the media, keyboard tappers and scribblers alike.
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.
Ex-Formula 1 racer tested Toyota Racing's new TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard yesterday, on a day when the Japanese manufacturer announced Andrea Caldarelli as the squad’s junior driver.
A practice that is becoming more and more common in motorsports is one of team driven young development programmes.
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.
Following disappointing retirements in the first two races of the season, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was relieved to finally come home victorious in Sepang, but the niggling doubts about the Austrian squad's reliability must surely have been playing on his mind throughout the Malaysian weekend. Now those doubts have been eased following a relatively easy … Continue reading 2010 Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai, Round 4, April 16th – 18th)
There was a running joke at last weekend's European Grand Prix regarding Ferrari substitute driver, Luca Badoer - on the television coverage, Badoer's name is abbreviated to "Bad". However, I doubt even Ferrari in their wildest dreams (or nightmares) could have though that Badoer could be that slow. The Italian driver was regularly 2 seconds … Continue reading Luca… Luca… Luca…