An F1 marriage

So, Elisabetta Gregoraci, what was it that attracted you to multi-millionaire Formula 1 boss Flavio Briatore? (Punchline below the fold — not for those of a weak disposition.)

The Time in a Shed theory

In the post I wrote about Lewis Hamilton a couple of days ago, there was an interesting tangential discussion in the comments that I would like to share on the front page. Kathryn S suggested that one of the reasons Lewis Hamilton may be struggling now is that he hasn’t spent enough time in a […]

F1 season review: the frontrunners

This is part two of my series of posts reviewing the F1 season gone by. Last week I wrote about F1’s backmarkers. This week: my top 13 drivers. 13 — Alexander Wurz When Alexander Wurz burst onto the scene in 1997, he was talked about as a hot prospect. I’d say he was the Nico […]

2006 Formula 1 season review

Here is how I voted in the F1 Racing magazine awards. Pit crew of the year: Ferrari Most improved team of the year: BMW Sauber — Undoubtedly the surprise package of the year. In some races — notably at Monza — this was probably the second fastest car! Team principal of the year: Flavio Briatore […]

A black day for F1? I think not

A strange article has appeared on Pitpass this evening. Pitpass does often like to emphasise how Formula 1 is always shooting itself in the foot, and often it has a point. But I just don’t understand this article. “A black day for Formula One”? Well it’s been interesting to say the least, but I’d hardly […]

The mystery of Mike Gascoyne

Well now that Mike Gascoyne seems to have properly left Toyota as technical director (chassis), some people are asking if he actually deserves to get another job in Formula 1. The people in the Pitpass Forums certainly seem sceptical! It is a comment that comes up every time Mike Gascoyne moves on to another team […]