Sitting watching qualifying for the Valencia Grand Prix, from sunny Trapani, Sicily, I was struck by two things. The first being that my ability to say ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’ and ‘thank you’ in the crudest of Italian accents left me ill equipped to ...Read More
- Written by Ansel
- Posted on June 26, 2011.
2011 could well see the three-stopper become one of this seasons must haves. Yet there is every chance that one of Italy's marquee brands may not have enough shoes for the party. There's always a trend in F1, and one most likely ...Read More
Winning might make you famous but it doesn’t always make you friends. It ensures you’ll be remembered, though it’s the manner in which one wins that marks out those who are ultimately revered. Schumacher’s will to win at all costs ...Read More
The remains of a bygone era are more than evident around the historical Monza circuit. With this weeks ruling in the FIA World Motor Sport Council, there were signs that Formula 1’s efforts to enter a world of sporting modernity ...Read More
Make no bones about it: teams will be shedding both downforce and their inhibitions in the bid to claim one of Formula 1’s greatest prizes. To F-duct or not to f-duct may have been the question since before Spa in ...Read More
- Written by Ansel
- Posted on September 11, 2010.
The inconsistencies of the weather in Spa served if anything to highlight the tiny inconsistencies in driver performance that ultimately make the difference between a place on the podium, an early bath and all things in between. Whether Lady Luck, her ...Read More
Consolidation is never the most glamorous of words in the vocabulary of a team fighting for the Championship. Be that as it may, ‘consolidation will be the name of the game for McLaren this weekend, who spent the greater part ...Read More
The oldest team have proved themselves to be in many ways, relics of an age Formula 1 needs to ensure it sees the back of. With the nonchalance and continued arrogance of true elder statesmen the men from Maranello seem content ...Read More
In their quest for mechanical grip British Grand Prix, Red Bull overlooked the mechanics of the mind. The resulting fallout has left them with much to think about over the remainder of the 2010 season. No sooner had I written of ...Read More
Ding ding. Seconds out, Round 10. We have the Battle of Button, sorry Britain. The return of the Red Bull's to what is becoming a favourite hunting ground of theirs, and a still simmering Ferrari seeking revenge. In the middle of it ...Read More