Is it time to tear up the FIA rule book?

In terms of racing, this year’s race at the Valencia Street Circuit was easily the most successful of the three that have been held so far. Although arguably it was mostly as a result of the shake-up that occurred after Mark Webber’s horrendous accident with Heikki Kovalainen — which we really do not like to […]

Sayonara Bridgestone

The end of this season has not been a particularly healthy one for Formula 1. Two major names have left, and another has had an emergency meeting to consider if it should leave too. First of all, the sole tyre supplier, Bridgestone, has announced that it will quit F1 at the end of 2011 when […]

Forza Minardi! Bravo Sebastian!

After the controversy of Spa, which I described at the time as being among the darkest days of F1, the Italian Grand Prix has provided the sport with its best day for a very long time. It’s the good news story F1 craved. Sebastian Vettel has become the youngest ever Grand Prix winner at a […]

2006 United States Grand Prix

What a dull race! James Allen was as usual trying his best to make out that it was the most amazing spectacle ever, but it wasn’t. Apart from all the incidents at the start and an overtaking move for 9th place (don’t get too excited now!) towards the end, absolutely nothing happened apart from Alonso […]

2005 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

This is my fourth post in a row about Formula 1, but I’m not apologising for that. Well, that was … comical, embarassing, farcical, suicidal. There are any number of words you could use, but none of them refer to the racing because there wasn’t any. It’s difficult to know what to say. We knew […]