There is some cautiously optimistic good news on Michael Schumacher today. One month on from the skiing accident which left the seven time champion with a serious brain injury and in a medically induced coma, news from the hospital is that Schumacher’s sedation is to be reduced to facilitate, in the words of Sabime Kehm, […]
Jenson Button and McLaren were fastest on the second of just 12 short days of testing before the F1 teams have to race what are clearly their mind-numbingly complex new hybrids. And if that wasn’t enough to re-spark your interest in F1, then guess whose name was at the bottom of the timing sheets? Yeah, Sebastian Vettel, […]
Aero? Performance? Efficiency? All key factors as the 2014 Formula One season stirs for the first time at the inaugural test session in Jerez. But with just two hours gone, the emphasis is on one thing and one thing only: reliability.
Cool name, not so cool looking car. C’mon now, will the folks that wrote these rules please stand up so we can throw our TV remotes at you? Ferrari threw a launch party for its new F14-T — (yeah, F14 as in Top Gun) and it’s a cracking looking car… except for its horrible nose. […]
McLaren and Lotus showed their new F1 turbo hybrids today. McLaren did a proper job with its MP4-29. Lotus was rather more scrappy with the new E22. But then again Lotus probably didn’t expect McLaren to apparently nick its Team Principal Eric Boullier this morning, but that’s exactly what seems to have happened. We’ll get […]
A first lap crash between Jarno Trulli and Adrian Sutil, a fuel hose stuck to Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren which then sprayed Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari directly behind, and – consequently – a Kimi Raikkonen briefly ON FIRE. Safe to say the 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix was a memorable race; more so because Jenson Button carved a […]
So – now we get a real look at 2014 F1 car and more specifically that nose and, like Cyrano turning to face Roxanne for the first time, it’s hard not to be shocked. That is one hell of a conk. Don’t blame the design team at Williams, they are only responding to the rule […]