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Grand Prix

By Michaelmad, ago

Grand Prix (translating from French as Great Prize) racing is a form of motorsport competition that dates back to 1890s France, where races were held on public roads beginning in one town with the finish line being in another. This evolved into endurance racing over greater distances, but because these Read more…

Formula 1 in 2019 is a sport in transition. The 2021 rules and regulations are being decided upon as we speak, with Liberty, the FIA and the teams in talks that will ultimately determine F1’s future. Rumoured cost caps, redistribution of monies, standardised parts and simpler engines have all been Read more…

Williams F1 has taken to the classifieds section of this week’s Autosport to advertise eight different roles within its aerodynamics department in an attempt to quickly progress the ailing FW42. In what appears to an obvious clue as to what lies behind their current plight, the Grove outfit, currently at Read more…

I mean, one race in to the 2019 Formula 1 season would be a bit premature for Robert Kubica to publicly admit regret on an F1 return he’s waited over eight years for, wouldn’t it? But on being asked by Autosport three days into his official F1 comeback with Williams Read more…

Williams will be able to take very few positives from a 2019 Australian Grand Prix that became a glorified test session as a result of a curtailed pre-season testing programme. Perhaps both cars going the distance could be considered a small win, but in an age of unprecedented reliability it’s Read more…

It’s the news that no Williams fan wanted to hear, but we all half expected after their worst start to any season in their 42 year history in Formula 1. Williams’ tumultuous pre-season began when the Grove team cancelled a shake-down test prior to the official four day first official Read more…

The first two official sessions of the 2019 F1 season took place in Albert Park, Melbourne on Friday, and it was a disappointing watch for fans of Williams F1. It’s far from surprising that Williams seem to be struggling in the Australian Grand Prix, after a compromised two weeks of Read more…

Charlie Whiting 1952 – 2019

By Michaelmad, ago

I hate getting out of bed. Each morning I’m awoken first by my radio, preset up to turn itself on twenty minutes before I’m due to arise, then, fifteen minutes later a pre-alarm on my phone goes off to alert me that my actual alarm is imminent before the third Read more…

Hard work starts here – Kubica

By Michaelmad, ago

Williams F1 driver Robert Kubica will line up on the grid for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix a full eight years after his last GP start. The crash in the Rally Andorra between 2010 and 2011 F1 seasons that almost cost him his life and left him with significant injuries Read more…

F1 Driver salaries

By Michaelmad, ago

The argument that it’s the car not the driver in F1 that wins races is one we hear time and time again. Well, UK newspaper The Daily Mirror have revealed the salaries of the stars of Formula 1 and it’s a real insight as to how much of an advantage Read more…

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