Monthly Archives: April 2006

"I thought F1 would get boring"

No, not me (I had always assumed it was boring) but Toyota* driver Ralf “The boot’s on the other” Schumacher here: itv.com/f1 * yes, that’s my team… Advertisements

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Theme Tune

If, like me, you resort to projectile vomitting when you hear the new itv-f1 theme tune, and attempt to pluck your eyes out with matchsticks when you see the new intro sequence, perhaps you’ll agree it’s time for a change. … Continue reading

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How many brains are there in that car?

Max Mosley is trying to get a standardised Electronic Control Unit (ECU) put into the cars. This seems to me to be a good idea as a) it’s something that not many fans care about, b) it will be lots … Continue reading

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The problem with Speed

Formula 1 has never really been successful in America. Even in the beginning of the sport the American round was always the Indianapolis 500 which required a completely different car and therefore hardly any of the European participants ever took … Continue reading

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Why wouldn’t…

…Tony Blair make a good Formula 1 driver? Too much spin. I am sorry

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the newbie’s view

Hello. I used to think that Formula One was extremely dull. There, I’ve said it. Twenty-odd ultra-flash, mega-rich playboys whizzing round bits of major cities in tobacco-stickered supercars, lap after tedious, repetitive lap, broadcast mostly in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Guess the Race

In what could become a regular feature (?), here is a dramatic photo from last year’s championship: can you guess which race it was, and which two drivers are involved? A Sauber is flicked on to full lock in order … Continue reading

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