Like a much needed antidote to a rather predictable French Grand Prix, qualifying for today’s Austrian Grand Prix was anything but routine, as the nature of the Red Bull ring and a plethora of penalties for a number of drivers for a range of infringements upset the expected grid order Read more…

The Austrian Grand Prix and Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

This Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix will be the 32nd running of an event that began in 1964 on a circuit on a runway at Zeltweg Airfield. A non-championship race the year before heralded the arrival of Austrian Grand Prix great  and future F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt, and acted a Read more…

Okay so the Österreichring might not be a lost Grand Prix circuit per se, but the circuit that today features on the Formula 1 calendar as venue of the Austrian Grand Prix is a very different beast to the one that greeted the drivers when they arrived for its first Grand Read more…

It’s been months in the coming but Williams Racing and their former CTO Paddy Lowe have finally officially gone their separate ways after Lowe being in absentia since the 5th of March following Williams’ disappointing start to the 2019 F1 season. Lowe not only leaves his position as Chief Technical Read more…

The year was 2005 and Formula 1 was in the middle of its latest attempt to crack America – a massively underexploited market for an otherwise truly global sport. America is as difficult a nut to crack for a European based motor racing series as F1 is for US based Read more…

In the midst of a difficult season for Poland’s only Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica, his sponsors Orlen, who fronted the cash to get him a drive at Williams, are rightly keeping their options open for the 2020 F1 season. The sensationalist angle on this story, and the one that Read more…

Kubica achievement being overlooked

By Michaelmad, ago

He currently has the worst head-to-head vs his team-mate of any driver in Formula 1. Seven races in to the 2019 F1 season and Robert Kubica has been outqualified seven times and beaten in seven races by his rookie team-mate George Russell. Amid complaints he’s been given inferior equipment, on Read more…

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