This is an account of my weekend at the Italian Grand Prix in Monza. The following post does not contain race analysis or stats, but sleeping under the stars, ice cream, public transportation, avoided fence jumping and eventual rats.
Bernie Ecclestone first filled the room of F1 with himself and his Concorde Agreement that was governing the sport and then he passed his right on, creating a vacuum with self-interests taking over. These are the contracts that once made Formula One work.
A Forma 1 (mai formájában legalábbis) az ember által teremtett egyik legunalmasabb technikai sport, ami létezik. Másfelől meg minden futamon újra lejátsszák a két világháborút.
Scuderia Ferrari and Jordan Grand Prix found themselves in trouble at the United States Grand Prix in 2000 while still at Indianapolis, title tobacco sponsor ran around the track frantically, trying to stay invisible.
The break-up of one of the most successful Formula One sponsor-constructor partnerships of all time happened super-quickly and might have got a little bit weird - according to the documents that stay with us.
No details known at this point. Evidence:
Ten years ago, Formula One nearly wrote itself and everyone involved off from one of the biggest markets it always wanted to conquer - driven by ego and self-interests. Here is what (probably) happened.
Much like IndyCar, Formula One has also threatened to split multiple times, but for one crucial moment - ahead of it American counterpart - it did go separate ways for a few races. This is the story of the F1 series that never was.
This is the story of a group of Hungarian Grand Prix drivers who could have written motor racing history in the 1920s and 1930s before the waves of war swept old Europe away. [warning: heavy use of gifs]
Accolade’s 1988 hit, Grand Prix Circuit was the paramount of all 8-bit Formula 1 games as said hardware systems reached their climax before the 16-bit generation struck down. Here’s how it went.
The Ferrari 488 GTB is the new entry-level model from the Italian manufacturer, which caused a bit of controversy being turbocharged. Here's genesis, the 208 Turbo.
Ferrari's 2015 Formula One car carries Alfa Romeo badges on the back of its side pods, which marks the end of a 28-year hiatus of the Italian manufacturer's name in Grand Prix racing. We are looking back on its history in GP competitions.
Just stumbled into these pictures I took a few years ago of a rare Ferrari.
...this time from the mid-'60s.
What's better than watching an F1 race on TV and only slightly worse than witnessing it live? A full race on board with natural V12 noise, of course.
...and make it a V12 Ferrari F1 car.
The Italian Grand Prix is coming up next. How can you celebrate the days of the naturally aspirated, lightning fast V10-era of Formula 1? By unleashing some of the mightiest, World Champion Ferraris at Monza.
OutRun defined a generation of driving games in the 80s. Not racing, not a simulation, yet it was one of SEGA’s biggest ever hits. And this is how you could play with it at home: meet Martin Webb.
Many racing team - manufacturer combinations have resulted in some really cool road cars in the past decades. Here's one that could have been totally awesome/weird.