EV’s, F1, fires and ICE

Push vs pull. Mandated vs desired. Two completely different theories on adoption of any process, technology or ideology. The trouble I have is that I don’t like pushed or...

Contemplating Mercedes domination

I had a bit of a road trip from Monday through Tuesday evening. A quick drive from St. Louis to Atlanta and back in 24 hours. I like driving...

Why Michael Schumacher matters

I’ve taken some heat for being a Michael Schumacher fan over the years but such is life. I’ve followed his career since he began driving in Formula 1 and...

F1 Biography:Last of the famous international Playboys

The 1970s were a time during which a handful of handsome, wealthy, daring young playboys tried their hand at Formula One.  Some of them were well out...

Are we in for another Mercedes domination in 2019?

Sure, anything can happen in Formula 1. It’s never over until it’s over but there is also common sense and historic precedent that tends to betray whatever narrative the...

The coolest Formula 1 car of the modern era

I was reading the latest copy of Road & Track and the cover story baits you into the edition promising a list of the top 50 coolest cars in...

A dream I have

Formula 1 is about speed, technology, strategy, engineering and singular driving skills—at least it used to be. Today, it’s about something else. Regulatory power was transferred from former FIA president...

Shell V-Power exposed in Houston, Ferrari is next!

When Shell called and asked if I would like to visit their facility in Houston to understand how Shell V-Power is made and what makes it different, I didn’t...

Hypocrisy of Horner, or Hamilton…you decide

Sure, the rhetoric is fun and the counterpoints can be emotionally stirring but Red Bull’s call for regulatory equalization is not something new—the question is, is it right? Red Bull’s...

Mob’s 3-minute verdict on Bianchi incident

The Japanese Grand Prix was a wet and grave event in which Marussia driver Jules Bianchi was seriously injured after running off track in the wet and striking a...

Then and Now – Sparks and Skid Plates

In the early days of the F1 world championship cars were arguably more elegant.  Any aerodynamic consideration was along the lines of reducing drag for higher top speed.  These...

Senna: Battle of the heart and mind

It’s been 20 years since the last driver death in Formula 1. We know this because it was the tragedy of Ayrton Senna’s crash at the San Marino Grand...

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