With Nico Rosberg's shock retirement, there's now a surprise spot open in the championship winning team. So who are our contenders to partner Lewis Hamilton in 2017? Unsurprisingly, in the week since learning of Nico Rosberg's decision to leave Formula 1, an abundance of names have been attached to his now vacant seat. Because who wouldn't … Continue reading Musical Chairs at Mercedes
OK, so I read this article this morning and, ignoring the fact that you never see things like this made for any other driver on the grid, I thought it was frankly amazing how far people will go out of their way to make it known just how much better Lewis Hamilton is than Nico … Continue reading Newsflash: Motorsport isn’t “fair”.
Dear Lewis Hamilton, So you’re not a fan of the Red Bull Aeroscreen. Nor were you a fan of the Halo concept proposed by Ferrari. Fine. Everyone is of course entitled to their opinions and I completely understand how a driver would prefer to keep to the familiar and the old school way of working. … Continue reading An Open Letter to Lewis Hamilton
So, testing for the 2016 has been completed and there’s now less than a week until we get to see these cars in action at Albert Park in Melbourne. This was only my second experience of testing but I know well enough from last year that it’s hard to take a lot from the timesheets but … Continue reading Pre-Season Preconceptions
(Yes, I am aware it is Tuesday but NaNoWriMo has messed with my schedule...) This weekend it's time for Round 18 of the 2015 Formula 1 season: Brazil. And this is the one race of the season that stresses me out the most. Because what scarce impartiality I have really goes out the window at my favourite … Continue reading This Week: The Brazilian GP 2015