Alan Henry’s done it, F1 Racing did it, and now The Times are naming their top 100 F1 drivers. I toyed with the idea of doing something similar here but these debates always end up the same: arguments about whether you can compare drivers from the ’50s with those from five decades later, why all … Continue reading Debate: The Bottom 10 F1 drivers
In the same way that accidents will always attract onlookers, so there is a degree of vicarious pleasure in observing an F1 team in its dying throes. What ridiculous sponsorship deals will they sign? Which drivers, thought retired, will pop-up for a cameo? At what point will they draw the line and shut the doors … Continue reading Lapped legends: Philippe Adams
GP2 is the ultimate category for young drivers looking to get into F1 – and before that was F3000. But no driver that won the F3000 or GP2 championship has then won the F1 title. In this four part series we take a look at the 22 champions – and what became of their F1 … Continue reading The feeder formula champions (p2/4)
The purchase of the Minardi team by Red Bull is bad news for wealthy journeymen hoping to use their capacious wallets to sneak their way into Formula One by the back door, writes Alan Baldwin of Reuters (subscription required). On the face of it this may seem like cause for cheer. If Formula One is … Continue reading Bye-bye for pay drivers?