This is the story of how one of last, huge corporate-backed non-factory Formula One teams - British American Racing - entered the World Championship.
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.
The Grand Prix Drivers’ Association calls for a restructuring of Formula 1 for a more sustainable and reliable future in F1. Here’s a little background on their concerns. As in: almost read it reversed to see their point.
In this series I am looking into women’s role in a highly male-dominated field of interest - motoring and motorsports - asking females involved. Part VII. - Red Bull F1's hospitality coordinator from Hungary
Jarno Trulli, the last Italian Formula One driver to date, tells about his racing career, his business in and affection towards wine culture, his Formula E team and his hopes about the future.
Last year I had the time of my life when I was invited to the Amber Lounge Monaco event as press - a conclusion of many things I was working towards. This is for the people who like writing and have things to say about themselves.
Team Lotus went out of business in the early 90s. Before they did so, though, they had the potential to be world champions for a final time. This is when the Norfolk-based team had its final bang of potential success.
The Grand Prix Masters - featuring some legendary single-seater drivers in equal cars - was a racing series that was destined for massive success but then ultimately went down the drain as most of the start-up initiatives in the motor racing community. Here’s the story of it all from those involved.
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 years 1987 to 1989 were pivotal ones in Team Lotus’s history in Formula One with a triple World Champion Brazilian arriving to the stable while a future triple World Champion Brazilian was leaving it. The last hurrah - told by their contracts.
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.
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.
I had a thought or two about the show Formula E has to provide and came up with a ‘sound’ idea after a drink.
If you ever want to introduce motorsports to a person not interested in high-octane entertainment, the 1994 Indianapolis 500 is the race to do it. Conquest, tears, divorce, fuel. All in one package.
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.
DTM’s recent struggles in keeping its manufacturers in line have caused sparking frictions among participants and launched the series into - potentially another golden era. What does DTM have up in its sleeves?
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]
...on the surface it’s sitting comfortably in a chair, but I don’t necessarily want to know what it was about below. This is what I’d like to see happening in Formula One in the long run.