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
Championship leader Jenson Button says avoiding mistakes during race weekends will put him in a good position to win this year’s championship. Speaking after his second race win of 2010 he said: What’s most important is that we didn’t really make any mistakes in China we didn’t really drop the ball. And I know from … Continue reading Button: Avoiding mistakes key to title
Former FIA president Max Mosley has fired off another broadside at Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo in an interview with F1 Racing magazine. He also said letting that Ferrari keep their one-two win in the 1999 Malaysian Grand Prix was a mistake: Luca is very, very good company with people and he’s certainly a very … Continue reading Mosley attacks “weak” di Montezemolo
I had the chance to fix a couple of problems on the site yesterday. Coming up on the site today we’ll have a look at tyre wars in F1 and, time permitting, the beginning of a new discussion series to run between now and the next race. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Tony goes to China … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 22/4/2010
The standards of refereeing in Formula 1 has been a hotly-disputed topic in recent years after a catalogue of controversial judgements. For the first time this year experienced racing drivers have been brought in to advise the stewards. At the same time, the role of permanent steward previously occupied by Alan Donnelly has been abolished. … Continue reading A step forward in stewarding – so far
Today is the 25 anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s first win in Formula 1. Despite atrocious conditions, which F1 cars would not be allowed to race in today, the Brazilian dominated and won by more than a minute.
With two-and-a-half weeks between now and the next race I’ve been planning what content is going to be up on the site between now and then. If you have any suggestions, please make them in the comments. Here’s the Wednesday round-up: Links Formula 1 stewards must be tougher, says Martin Brundle (BBC) “But the subsequent … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 21/4/2010
Claudioff named the top four finishers in the Chinese Grand Prix and wins “The Lotus Story” DVD boxset for the best prediction this weekend. And there’s now just a single point between the championship leaders after the fourth round. See below for the full standings.