The Red Bull organisation opted for Honda engine in the Toro Rosso cars. In my previous article I already mentioned this was a definitive shock to an established wisdom in […]
F1 fans want news, fans crave it. F1 is driven by numbers, by predictions, by people thinking outside the box. And of course, by drivers which we consider “the human […]
The track that Hamilton once described as “twice as hard to negotiate” than the more famous Monaco street circuit has a polymer modified binder, which was laid on the track surface to offer vehicles 20% more grip. Taking this year’s wider bodies and higher grip levels, it is not surprising that most teams have gone for the maximum adhesion options.
There is no denying that the current relationship between Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing is dominating current Formula One news. Recent reports seem to suggest this relationship is crumbling, […]
Today, I suggest we saw the start of “exploring options”. Back up plans. With Felipe who returned from his departure to fill an empty seat and act as a mentor […]
Alonso never really ever had any expectation of finishing in the points, he was anticipating “13th or 14th but in reality, it was looking like last. His optimisms of improvements by Budapest are equally cool.
Ah Kvyat, Russian wunderkind. Capable of some good moves, more than capable of bad ones too. This weekend he found himself entangled with none other than his own team-mate. More […]
Considering the amount of money Honda has invested in this year’s F1 campaign, and how much that has contributed to the 2017 McLaren entry pot we should understand that McLaren cannot simply walk away or “fire” Honda. It will be up to Honda to decide if they wish to walk away at the end of this year. This sentiment was echoed in today’s team representative press conference with Jonathan Neale (McLaren) stating “you can’t simply rip up a contract”….
In Formula One burning oil as part of combustion is banned because of these perceived benefits, but it is claimed some teams have found a way to circumnavigate the rules.
Red Bull was the first to blow a whistle and point to Mercedes accusing them of using this method to get a power boost over the rest of the pack, specifically in the closing stages of qualifying or when they needed an extra little boost on the final laps last year. Mercedes shook their heads in amazement and it is believed that this year has pointed to Ferrari. The Italians naturally have denied it and have accredited their gains to mapping… which may be true.
“Ocon is faster than you!” Team orders.. they are ok by me but are they any use when fundamentally there is a flaw in the path to achieving F1 success.. and that is that success, is different for teams and divers…