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Tag Archives: Formula One 2012
At Top Gear, we are F1 fans, no closer to the action than you. You watch F1 from your sofa, Sunday Afternoon Club watches F1 from our sofa. We don’t shape what the BBC does any more than we shape what Sky does. We consume. As you do. And it’s been fairly obvious since we […]
Is that the sound of a cat mingling with the pigeons down in Woking?
Well, there are two answers to that: one, Sebastian Vettel or, two: God only knows. That’s not as dumb an answer as it seems. The consensus among THOSE WHO KNOW is that if Red Bull has designed a good enough car, then young Seb will make it three in a row. But this time that’s […]
Think of it as a support group to help you get through the trial separation you, Jeremy, James and Richard agreed to last Sunday. Sunday Afternoon Club (it might be familiar to those of you of a more drinkable vintage) is a place where we can get together and well… share. No obligation to say […]
In a dark room not entirely unlike the set for Blade Runner a genuine LMP2 test driver called Thomas asks some awkward questions. “Are you physically fit? Have you eaten recently? Do you need the bathroom?” Not really. Can’t remember. I didn’t until now. “The steering wheel is weighted up to 70kg through corners and […]