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…
Well, that isn’t really too hard to guess. It was amazingly boring. From the pictures of Chase Carey who didn’t have a clue of what to say to Putin, who […]
Girls like motorsport too, you know. I, for one, am growing tired of the petty little comments about being a female and liking racing. It does not make me special, […]
Much has been written about the McLaren-Honda problems. Most people tend to blame Honda for not living up to the expectation. I tend to agree with them, but are they […]
Following their elation at finding the ‘Flying Finn’ mark VIII, fans of F1 in Finlandia may be slightly perturbed following the weekend’s events in the desert of Bahrain. Pretty much […]