So McLaren have opted for the ‘let’s put the band back together’ route out of its current malaise with confirmation that, from 2015 onwards, it will once again be McLaren-Honda. It’s not been any secret that Honda, irresistibly drawn to the new 1.6-litre turbo engine formula due next season, were looking for a return to […]
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Eras in grand prix racing are demarked by an individual driver’s dominance, described by that champion’s look, that champion’s style. So as the fifties belonged to Fangio, so the sixties did to Jim Clark. Split the 1970s down the middle and give half to Emerson Fittipaldi, half to Niki Lauda and the eighties; well you’re […]
So – is there anyone out there this morning not playing a game of ‘what ifs’? What if Lewis Hamilton had not broken down in Singapore and in Abu Dhabi? What if Lewis did not have to start from the back of the grid in Spain? What if there had not had been all those […]
Two men to keep an eye on this weekend, two men who plan to rain on Sebastian Vettel’s hat trick parade: Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso.
If you had any doubt Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of ending his lifelong relationship with McLaren, you only needed to look at the pictures of the team’s post race celebrations after Hamilton’s mighty win in Monza. Notice anyone missing? Yeah, the winner, Lewis Hamilton.
Yesterday was the turn of the “Q1 massive” — Caterham, Marussia and HRT, bless em. Two of them got an A for effort; it’s hard not to be impressed with their doggedness and, in the case of HRT and Marussia, the raw fact that they are making their cars faster. Relatively of course.
We’re pretty certain the story at Silverstone today didn’t happen on the track. Frankly not much did. The action was in the car parks, or the roads to the car parks where unconfirmed reports had many fans still in the queues while the second Formula One practice session was taking place this afternoon. Or rather […]