Video: Williams F1 cars at Silverstone

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Here’s a video from a Williams activity day for their sponsors which was held last month at Silverstone. Among the machinery on display was Keke Rosberg’s 1982 championship-winning Williams-Cosworth FW08B. Appropriately, Williams will be using Cosworth power once again next year, though Keke’s son Nico will not be driving for the team any more. Nico … Continue reading Video: Williams F1 cars at Silverstone

Michael Schumacher’s 1994 title-winning F1 car on sale for ??2.3m (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Benetton-Ford which Michael Schumacher won his first world championship with in 1994 is up for sale on eBay. According to the seller it is the very car which Michael Schumacher used in the last race of the season, when he infamously crashed into title rival Damon Hill. A bidding war has broken out for … Continue reading Michael Schumacher’s 1994 title-winning F1 car on sale for ??2.3m (Pictures)

Track or car design – what’s to blame for F1’s passing problem? (Poll)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Two F1 car designers have claimed F1 track designs need to be changed to increase overtaking – instead of making changes to the cars so they can follow each other more closely. Do you think tracks need to be changed more to create overtaking opportunities? Or does the problem still lie with the cars? [poll … Continue reading Track or car design – what’s to blame for F1’s passing problem? (Poll)

F1 links: How Honda’s team was saved

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Catching up with Ross Brawn (Autocar) "'They were clearly surprised at this because their view was that the team was unsaleable. Equally, the notion of a management buy-out is something virtually unknown in Japanese business circles.' Thank heavens Ross introduced to the concept, is all I can say." And hopefully someone's explained it to Toyota … Continue reading F1 links: How Honda’s team was saved