You might have thought — after that kerfuffle over the strategies in Japan — that Red Bull would have gone out of its way to ensure parity between its champion-elect and next year’s works Porsche Driver. But it didn’t. Sebastian Vettel will start tomorrow’s Indian Grand Prix from pole on soft tyres, Mark Webber from […]
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So. The Indian Grand Prix this weekend, and the near certainty that Sebastian Vettel will win his fourth world championship in a row. All he needs do is bring the RB9 home fifth or higher, and Fernando Alonso’s purely mathematical chance to take the title disappears. It’s going to happen now, so get over it. […]
At this weekend’s Indian Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso’s lid will bear the number 1571 emblazoned large. Why? Not because Señor Alonso – noted historical buff though he is – is keen we don’t forget the year of the Great Fire Of Moscow, but because that’s the number of points the Ferrari man has accrued in […]
Are you yet to pick up your copy of the so-realistic-it-makes-you-angry-as-you-crash-yet-again F1 2013? Is it because you believe modern F1 isn’t as good as the good old days? Well, Codemasters have now released six 1990s F1 cars, twelve drivers, plus two classic circuits (Imola and Estoril) that were only available as part of the “Classic Edition” […]
A nice way to start the week for those who hold that everything was better in the old days: designer Matt Hillman has sent us over these images of a 2013 McLaren sporting a selection of resolutely old-school dress. Hit the gallery below for relive the likes of James Hunt’s Hesketh 308B, Nigel Mansell’s Williams […]
Five months ago, Honda confirmed what the Formula One fraternity had been waiting for since the 90s: it was returning to F1, and yes, it would partner McLaren. We immediately got gooey-eyed and began recalling Senna, Prost and that MP4/4 that damn near dominated in 1988. Just listen to this for a McLaren/Honda stat […]
24 year-old Andrew Jordan won himself a first British Touring Car Championship yesterday. Some achievement when you know that to do so, he had to fend of four previous champions, all of whom arrived at Brands Hatch determined to win themselves another.