No new manufacturers in 2021? Why change anything?

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article that suggested Formula 1 will not be seeing any new manufacturers in 2021. Regardless of Porsche, Aston Martin and Cosworth...

Then and Now: Number of races in an F1 Season

The 2019 F1 calendar has been announced, and the 21 races on it are exactly the same as the 2018 season.  This is a very rare occurrence in F1. When...

Petronas has a plan for Merc power and it sounds familiar

I wrote a piece last week that considered Ferrari’s power advantage at the Belgium Grand Prix and how they, and Mercedes, had brought their final version or spec...

Stage is set, no bluffing and no errors

Sebastian Vettel’s win in Belgium on Sunday was certainly good for both he and Ferrari and as this left Lewis Hamilton warning his team that they cannot bluff any...

Improving the fans voice in motorsport.

Motorsport as a whole is known for its passionate, knowledgeable fans. We are told this after every motorsport event around the world so why is it that fans are...

Alonso’s scathing reason for leaving F1

Fernando Alonso isn’t one to hold back and if you’ve listened to his radio conversations, as he has lamented as a negative element about current Formula 1, then you...

Who’ll replace Alonso at McLaren?

With the announcement of his retirement at the end of the season, the talk has certainly migrated to which driver will fill Alonso’s vacant seat at McLaren. There has...

Alonso announces F1 retirement

I’ll leave all the navel-gazing editorials and news pieces like “Why Alonso left” and “Why Alonso fell short of being an F1 superstar” and “How Alonso sabotaged his own...

An fully electric F1? Not so fast says Formula E

Hybrid or full electric power units for Formula 1? I find the entire narrative of this week’s discussion on full-electric power for F1 an interesting collision of open-ended possibilities...

Then and Now – Driving for Multiple Teams

When Sebastian Vettel was winning his four World Drivers Championships for Red Bull, many commented that he wouldn’t be considered a true great until he proved he could win...

F1’s appetite for ‘risk’ is not new; winners & losers?

In the distant past, Formula 1’s future and governance was a point of major contention between FISA, FOCA Garagistas and Grandees. The concept of a race was used to...

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As I’ve mentioned many times before, we had a cliff-edge moment back in December of 2017…do we shut down Formula 1 blog or do we change our name, and...

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