Formula 1 Blog – BBC Top Gear
So, 90 minutes of practice over and — with one hand on the wooden desk — this week’s kerfuffle looks over too. Sebastian Vettel, on top in FP2, is already talking down the notion of the “threat” of a GPDA walkout. They just wanted to make their feelings known, apparently. So let’s get back to […]
Let’s hope there is no repeat of last weekend’s tyre failure in practice for the German Grand Prix today. If there is, there might not be a German Grand Prix at all come Sunday. You will have heard last night that the Grand Prix Drivers Association (GPDA) issued a statement making it clear any new […]
History and tradition get waved in our faces all weekend long when the F1 circus pitches its tents at Silverstone. It takes your attention away from the yawning gap between the quality of facilities at the windy old aerodrome and Bernie’s new world of shiny steel superdromes. Ironic, then, that there will be only one […]
Never mind Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton on the front row, Valterri Bottas’s Williams will start tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix third. That maybe tells you all you need to know about qualifying for tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix (live on the Beeb at 18.15 don’t forget). Yup, it rained. Never so much as to completely hide […]
Gosh! There is a lot to talk about after that race, but I wonder whether the topic you might want to pick up on below is today’s winner, Nico Rosberg. Never among the most highly rated (except by his boss at Mercedes Ross Brawn), he staked a claim this weekend for promotion to elite group […]
Cameron Diaz has just arrived in Monaco from New York, and having spent most of the day on TAG Heuer’s enormo-yacht, she ’fesses straight up to feeling a bit woozy. ‘I can’t even remember my own name,’ she says with a giggle.
Well that went a long way to restoring our faith in F1, didn’t it? Throw just enough rain at a bonkers, technically demanding track that allows talent to shine through, and you get an hour of edge-of-the-seat stuff.