F1 blogs review: free Red Bulletin download

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Red Bulletin, Monaco, Thursday, 2007In the F1 blogs this week grab yourself a complete back-catalogue of the free paddock magazine Red Bulletin in PDF format from the past three years. Just don’t try taking them into the McLaren pit

Plus an Australian F1 fan frustrated with the organisation of the Melbourne race, plenty of thoughts on testing and more.

December 2007 huge magazine collection – This blog is offering free downloads of every issue of the Red Bulletin so far.

Losing traction and getting sidetracked – An Australian F1 fans complains about the poor marketing of his country’s Grand Prix.

Spanish press hail Alonso – Fernando Alonso’s return to Renault is hailed by his countrymen.

McLaren to be sold… maybe – Veteran McLaren-watcher Alan Henry doesn’t think Mercedes is about to purchase the extra 11% of McLaren it required for a controlling interest in the company.

Gordon Murray’s bright idea – F1 Insight’s Clive looks back at one of Brabham designer’s Gordon Murray’s radical F1 innovations that never quite worked.

Fiat 500 takes to the ice: video – Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa, Marc Gene and Luca Baoder race the new Fiat 500 on ice. Now that’s my kind of publicity stunt!

The trap – The stifling of innovation in Formula 1 is something many bloggers are writing about – Motorsport Ramblings serves up a typically thought-provoking analysis.

Video: Jerez test day 2 – 2008 F1 cars in action. See more in the F1 video section.

No place for Indian drivers in F1? – India’s first F1 team is fielding a German and an Italian in its maiden season, but this blogger reckons the decision is “fully rational”.

Water pistols at dawn – So who is the number one driver at Force India? (Or, for that matter, McLaren?)

F you Ecclestone – An American fan is unhappy with the absence of the United States Grand Prix from the 2008 F1 calendar, but there are signs it may return in 2009.

How Champ Car can save itself – As America’s once-great open wheel racing series finds its in turmoil, Checkpoint 10 maps out a future for the championship.

Formula 1 factories – Ferrari = BlogF1 continues its excellent series on F1 teams’ factories.

The two Sebasti??ns at Toro Rosso – On remembering the difference in spelling between Sebastien Bourdais and Sebastian Vettel.

Button wants a 2009 title shot – Jenson Button is playing the long game but is he in danger of becoming another David ‘this is my year’ Coulthard?