Remembering Bruce McLaren

June 1, 2010

Ferrari made much of their 800th Formula One grand prix in Turkey last Sunday, throwing a party in Istanbul and racing with the number 800 on their cars’ engine covers.

Who do you think you are? Jenson Button?

March 8, 2010


Muscles acheing, and body sagging under the lingering effects of jet-lag, I wiped away beads of sweat and warily contemplated our newly-arrived karting opponents.

The focus is on Hamilton now

April 29, 2009

McLaren’s suspended suspension (also known as a slap on the wrists) for lying to stewards allows Lewis Hamilton to get on with what he does best and that is fighting for the championship.

Trouble in Woking for McLaren

April 17, 2009

When Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One title last November, it seemed like he and McLaren had unlocked the door to a new era of success.

F1 appeal court rules in favour of Button’s Brawn

April 15, 2009

After all the fuss we now have a verdict — the controversial diffusers on the Brawn GP, Toyota and Williams cars are legal.

Night racing deserves a quiet night

April 14, 2009

After problems at the ‘evening’ Formula One grands prixs in Australia and Malaysia, the opening MotoGP event of the season in Qatar — a night race — was postponed for a day because of heavy rain.

Winner Takes It All in F1

March 17, 2009


This year’s Formula One title will go to the driver who wins the most races rather than the most points.

F1 drivers need to get real over super-licences

February 12, 2009

rtr22j1l1hamyjpgA glossy report compiled by Formula Money last year contained a list of estimated Formula One driver salaries, excluding personal endorsements and bonuses, for 2008:

Back to the good old days

February 10, 2009

Red Bull Formula One drivers Mark Webber of Australia and Sebastian Vettel of Germany pose for the media next to the RB5 in JerezTime was when a Formula One car launch consisted of little more than a couple of oil-streaked mechanics wheeling their pride and joy out of a lock-up garage on a chilly winter morning at some deserted circuit.