A brilliant race in Turkey shows F1 is on the right track (Making F1 better)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Turkish Grand Prix was a fantastic race – and it didn’t need a single drop of rain to liven things up. F1 Fanatic readers rated the Turkish Grand Prix higher than any other dry race weekend since our “Rate the Race” polls began at the start of 2008. After the criticisms of ‘boring F1’ … Continue reading A brilliant race in Turkey shows F1 is on the right track (Making F1 better)

When was F1 at its best? The rose-tinted spectacles problem (Making F1 better)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the golden days of F1 every Grand Prix was a classic, with 20 changes of lead and a photo finish. Dashing drivers would climb from beautiful, sponsor-free cars, light a cigarette and regale the world’s press with quick-witted quips. Nonsense, of course. It’s easy to write off modern F1 as a pale shadow of … Continue reading When was F1 at its best? The rose-tinted spectacles problem (Making F1 better)

Making F1 better: a discussion series

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In recent years F1 has become fixated with “improving the show”. And the calls for better racing doubled after the dull season opener at Bahrain. Since then we’ve had three much better races. That doesn’t necessarily mean F1’s problems are solved. In a new series starting today I aim to start a constructive debate on … Continue reading Making F1 better: a discussion series