BMW’s striking new car

It is often said that if you painted all F1 cars the same colour then they would all look the same. That’s not quite true. They might all look broadly similar, but all of the cars have their own characteristics. For instance, McLaren have their distinctive ‘horns’. Nevertheless, it is rare to see any teams […]

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 […]

Reliability halts McLaren again!

This time, though, it wasn’t the car, but a manhole cover. It got blown off by a car and then Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into it. There’s always something new in Formula 1, isn’t there? Anyway, the race was dead boring, apart from that bit where somebody locked up. Was it Barrichello? I can’t even […]

Midland for 2012

Midland have become the third team to sign the Concorde Agreement, guaranteeing their position in Formula 1 until 2012. That’s if Shnaider’s squad gets through this year first of course! Update: Kiesa replaces Doornbos as Jordan third driver.

Friesacher to go?

Well, it seems to happen at least once a year, so it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to learn that Patrick Friesacher is struggling to find the money to keep him in that Minardi car. Possibly the least impressive driver of the year; Minardi probably won’t be too unhappy to see him go. […]