Last summer TopGear.com braved altitude sickness, ridiculously early starts and an outrageous consumption of Cheetos that tattooed our fingers and lips orange to bring you coverage from the world’s greatest hill climbing event: Pikes Peak. And this year we’re back.
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Confused? We are. Red Bull too possibly; it easy to forget that 30 minutes or so before Sebastian Vettel bagged his second podium of the season (of two), the team were sending him back out to shore-up his Q1 lap.
It’s not been the best of starts, has it? First an overbearing sense of doom at the pace of the Red Bulls and now this. Still, for those with Sky at least Damon Hill’s overwhelming sense of anxiety while trying to hang on to his umbrella was entertaining.
Did you tune in to the Lotus launch last night? A strange event, not least for the fact it seems, upon rampant digital speculation, that the event was less a new car launch than an exercise in disinformation. Certainly the most scrutinised image was the car’s new steering wheel (above). We urge you to make […]
Okay Sunday Afternoon Clubbers, it’s time to crawl out from the snug little nest you’ve made of memories, Sky re-runs and the odd 2012 F1 annual; Formula One is coming out of its winter cave and, later today, barks back into life. Yes, hot on the heels of the return of Top Gear, Lotus will […]
With Jake Humphrey’s departure from BBC F1, a replacement is needed. And after months of speculation, we can confirm that it’s not The Stig – as the coverage would be a bit, er, mute. So without further ado, the new face of BBC F1 is (drum roll, please)… Suzi Perry. If that name doesn’t ring […]
If there was any regret haunting Fernando Alonso after that extraordinary race, you get the feeling it was wrestled with in that long stare into the distance in parc ferme, and despatched with that slow blink of the eyes. As the man said: “When you do something with your heart you have to be proud. I […]
For the deciding race of an epic F1 season, TopGear.com’s Jason Barlow will be reporting back trackside from Brazil. Check back for regular updates from Interlagos through the weekend as we find out who is going to take the title…