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A long time fan of Formula 1 and grass roots motorsport, I am interested in the engineering aspects not only of F1 but the 'men in sheds' who develop homemade specials to take on the products of the big racing car manufacturers.

The Best and Worst of Emerson Fittipaldi

Emerson Fittipaldi was born into a racing family, both his parents raced production cars in Brazil and his father was a prominent motorsports journalist....

If I were FIA President

The problems affecting single seater racing are wider than just Formula 1. With so many championships on the racing ‘ladder’ competing for money and...

The Best and Worst of Jacques Villeneuve

The son of mercurial driver Gilles Villeneuve (who died at the wheel of his Ferrari when Jacques was only eleven), Jacques wanted desperately to...

Power Unit Use – update for Brazil

The FIA report into the power units elements used during the season so far is as follows: While Sebastian Vettel took a complete sixth Power...

The Best and Worst of Jenson Button

Jenson Button started his racing career as an eight year old, racing cadet karts at his local kart circuit. He took three years to...

Power Unit Use – Update before Austin

As we come towards the end of the season it is definitely time to expect some tactical switching of Power Unit components. The current...

Then and Now – Formula 1 Entry Sizes

With both Caterham and Marussia being given permission to miss the races in Austin and Interlagos, the size of the F1 grid has dropped...

Power Unit Use – Update before Sochi

As is usual on the Thursday prior to a Grand Prix, the FIA today issued their report showing the Power Unit components used by...

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