Then and Now – First corner incidents at Spa

There has been a lot of talk over the last few days about what happened the first time the F1 field went through La Source on Sunday.  I do...

Then and Now – Just how good are Ferrari engines?

When the Formula 1 world championship started in 1950, the sport was dominated by large manufacturers, and these were mostly Italian (Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Ferrari).  These manufacturers built...

Then and Now – How attractive is the Manor drive?

There aren’t many drivers who enter Formula 1 in a front running team and have the opportunity to fight for the world title in their debut season.  In the...

Then and Now – Driving Flat Out

Over the sixty six years of the Formula 1 world championship regulations have changed, and as a result every aspect of the sport has been altered, the technology used...

Then and Now – The Rise and Fall of Daniil Kvyat

Our story starts in 2013, when Daniil Kvyat is introduced to Todd (Negative Camber_) and Paul (The International) over breakfast prior to the second US Grand Prix at the...

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 – Attracting new fans; the Mansell/Hamilton effect

In reading the comments of the passionate Lewis Hamilton fans on this and other websites, it is apparent that he has done a lot to attract new fans to...

Then and Now – Number of Champions Racing

When the Formula One World Drivers Championship started there were obviously no current world champions, but with Nino Farina winning the title that first year, and the next two...

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 – Team Debuts

With Haas making their Formula 1 debut this weekend, I though it may be good to remind ourselves of what good looks like in terms of debut performances.  The...

Then and Now – Debut Seasons…can Haas F1 score points?

As Todd reported earlier, Haas have stated that their aim is to score points on their Formula 1 debut.  As most reading this will know, the most recent...

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...

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