According to Speed’s Robin Miller the long-awaited IRL Indycar / Champ Car World Series merger is a done deal and an announcement is due soon. Such a thing has been promised several times before and I’m won’t believe it until I see Newman-Haases and Penskes sharing the tarmac at Long Beach, but I think even … Continue reading IRL-Champ Car merger announcement expected
With the Olympic Games being held in Beijing this year many influential people have used the opportunity afforded by the publicity to attack China’s abysmal human rights record and support for regimes that perpetrate genocide. F1’s had a Chinese Grand Prix since 2004. So are none of F1’s millions of fans bothered about being tainted … Continue reading The Genocide Grand Prix?
Max Mosley had several important and interesting things to say in his latest interview with The Times but what grabbed my attention was the but where he admitted to reading F1 blogs: I don?σΤιΌΤδσt mind flak ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ I come from a family where we have had flak all our lives ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ but I realise some … Continue reading Max Mosley is an F1 blogs fan
Anyone with even a passing interest in the non-motorsport world cannot failed to have noticed a global recession is on the horizon. Those who like their economics with a whiff of F1 will have noted that the teams are finding it harder to pull in those all important sponsorship dollars. A disaster, surely? In the … Continue reading The Ben Evans column: Slowdown