Then and Now – Non Champions with the greatest number of wins

Following his seventeenth Grand Prix victory in China, Nick Rosberg has taken Sir Stirling Moss's record of the greatest number of wins without a championship. Throughout his F1 career...

Then and Now – 1,000 bhp engines

When Grand Prix racing started there were no technical regulations to govern the sport. Manufacturers simply built the fastest car they could and drove it as fast as possible....

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 win the British Cadet championship...

Then and Now – First Race of the Season (Part 2- 1998 to 2018)

Looking back over the history of Formula 1 ten years at a time can reveal some interesting points in the evolution of the sport.  Part one of this...

Then and Now – Season Opening Races

As the first four fly-away races have now finished and we have a short break before the European leg of the season starts,...

Shelsley Walsh – The World’s Oldest Operational Motor Sport Venue

In the early years of motoring, while great city to city races were being organised in mainland Europe, the UK was constrained by a nationwide speed limit of 14...

Then and Now – Lap Time Comparison

In Pocast 449, Todd and I discussed the comparative lap times between the end of the V8 era (2013) and the start of this new era with hybrid...

Formula 1 Team Histories – Part 1 – Toleman

Something that was mentioned in F1B’s Rantcast was that there was nowhere for new fans to easily access the history of the sport.  Benetton was mentioned in particular,...

Then and Now – Lewis Hamilton’s Racecraft

While Negative Camber has discussed the ‘Race of the Century’ here, and compared it to some great battles from recent F1 history (and not so recent depending on...

Then and Now – Is Mercedes really THAT dominant?

Much has been made of Mercedes domination over the past two seasons, with Tod even going so far as to say on the podcast that there has never been...

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...

Then & Now: Bahrain qualifying

Then and Now – Bahrain Qualifying Much has been said about how much slower the cars are this season compared to last, and doubts have been raised as to whether...

Get your TPF swag here:

Stay connected

14,398FansLike
1,319FollowersFollow
9,632SubscribersSubscribe