Brawn — another historic name disappears

Okay, so Brawn may only have been in Formula 1 for less than one year. But undoubtedly it is a name and a team that will go down in history. There was a magnetic attraction to the Cinderella story that was the life of Brawn GP. Until March, the existence of the former Honda team […]

Bluffer’s guide — Part 3: teams and drivers

At last, bluffer’s guide makes its return. For the past couple of months I’ve been too busy to continue the series, but now I have some more free time. Previous bluffer’s guides have looked at the rules and aspects of strategy. This guide will look at issues around teams and drivers: how they enter, why […]

Ferrari’s yukky new livery

Regular readers may have noticed that I haven’t written about Formula 1 for a while. That’s because there is none of it around at the moment! Yes, it is the close season. For the motor racing fan at winter there are three options: Keep yourself occupied with the DVD of last season’s highlights Watch A1 […]

Kicking the habit, F1-style

New legislation designed to stop tobacco advertising comes into force tomorrow. This ought to mean that today would be the last day we would see cigarette logos on Formula 1 cars. But this is Formula 1 we’re talking about — that’s just asking too much. Some teams are sensible enough to call it a day […]