F1 is not all glamour

May 13, 2010

MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/Who said Formula One was all glamour, parties and champagne?

Mark Webber provided a different insight on Wednesday as he sat in the Red Bull hospitality unit — the usual description of motorhome hardly applies to a floating palace moored to the Monaco harbourside — and described how his evening had panned out after winning the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona last weekend.

The paying F1 driver is back (but not you, Jenson)

November 17, 2009

brunosennaJenson Button has earned his rewards but he is still one of the lucky ones.

While the Formula One world champion faces the difficult decision of whether to go to McLaren on six million pounds a year or stay with Brawn/Mercedes for what still amounts to a salary of lottery proportions, other drivers are not so fortunate.

New blood and the return of an old friend

March 5, 2009

buemiSebastien Buemi might as well order the ‘Formula One Rookie of the Year’ T-shirt right now.

What’s in a Formula 1 name?

March 2, 2009

brunosennaWhat do you call the Formula One team with no name?

The question is not merely rhetorical but one faced by anyone writing about the team formerly known as Honda (how about TFKAH?) who are expected to carry out a shakedown of their new Mercedes-powered car at Silverstone this week.