Formula One’s youngest world champion was always a man in a hurry

November 14, 2010

MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/From the very first moment he arrived in Formula One as a curly-haired teenager, new world champion Sebastian Vettel was a young man in a hurry.

F1 team orders — What’s all the fuss about?

November 8, 2010

MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/Red Bull have gone out of their way to stress that they will not be handing out team orders at the decisive season-ending F1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. Oh no. They do say they “expect” Sebastian Vettel to help team mate Mark Webber win the title should the situation arise but will not be “ordering” him to do so.

Anyone still want medals to decide F1 title?

September 28, 2009

If Bernie Ecclestone had got his way before the start of the season, Jenson Button might have been crowned Formula One champion in Singapore on Sunday.

Would you drive into a wall if someone asked you to?

September 10, 2009

Crashing a Formula One car is easy. Even I could do that, although fitting into the cockpit might be a bit of a squeeze. It’s the driving that is difficult.

Schumacher can finally show Hamilton and Vettel who’s boss

July 30, 2009

Just seeing Michael Schumacher back in an F1 car, especially a Ferrari, will be enough for most motor sport fans.

Don’t count Ferrari out yet

April 20, 2009

Ferrari are in a deep crisis and performances this season have been disastrous, according to a couple of Italian blogs.