The FIA: Not only corrupt, but incompetent as well

The FIA (that’s short for Ferrari International Aid, in the words of Max Mosley himself!!) yesterday released transcripts of the World Motor Sport Council meeting where McLaren were fined one hundered meellion beellion treelion dollars about £15m. The FIA promised that an confidential information would be removed from the documents before being published. Well, they […]

Is it safe to say something now?

I am quite reluctant to write about the week’s off-track events in the world of Formula 1. Originally I wanted things to settle down before I wrote anything. But ever since then, things have steadfastly refused to settle down. A few people come along to kick some dust into the air and the whole issue […]

Is there a witch hunt against McLaren?

This has turned out to be McLaren’s annus horribilis when it should have been a year of celebration. After an unprecedented series of years in the doldrums on the track, McLaren have finally gone back to their winning ways. But off the track, it is difficult to imagine what else could have gone wrong. It […]

2006 Italian Grand Prix

Well the Grand Prix itself has been overshadowed by the announcement that Michael Schumacher is going to retire from motor racing at the end of this season. As expected, Kimi Räikkönen and Felipe Massa have been announced as Ferrari’s drivers for next season. It was a good time for Schumacher to announce his retirement, having […]