Monthly Archives: June 2006

Not enough Fis?

The news that Fisi has signed for another year at Renault is sadly more one of desperation than good judgement. It will be very interesting to see who the other driver is but to my mind it must be Hekki … Continue reading

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Do you want to win?

Is the most important feeling in Formula 1 the desire to win?Or is it something else. James said something interesting the other day, i know, i know, he suggested that the thing that was driving michael wasn’t so much the … Continue reading

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The Hamilton Hype

Is he as good as people say he is? Should he partner Alonso? One journalist said his Silverstone drive was the greatest he’s ever seen from any driver. Really? Or is that just nationalism creeping in? It is almost impossible … Continue reading

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Top teams

Back in the old days of formula 1. By which I mean, for the purposes of this post, the period immediate preceding this one. There used to be three top teams. They were pretty much Ferrari, Williams and McClaren. Every … Continue reading

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I do the math

The main thing to have come out of the grand prix today is a small mathematical shift in the championship. Psycologically a driver needs to know that they can go and make the difference by themselves, and that’s no longer … Continue reading

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Silverstone Pole Poll

So the perfect weather for the race that gives you everything. Every grand prix has character but in the world of Formula 1 the older you are the better you are. Like Monaco Silverstone still seems a bit old school … Continue reading

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What it takes to go fast

One of the things that’s very difficult to know is how a driver keeps doing what they are doing race in race out. The feeling of complete danger doesn’t seem to stop them from going out there so how do … Continue reading

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0.3s a lap faster than Rubens

That’s what Niki Lauder says Jenson needs to prove that he’s as fast as Kimi or Alonso. And he isn’t – he’s slower.

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Twenty races?

Bernie has come out in favour of having twenty races in a season. In fact that’s only one more than we were supposed to have this year. The only that traditionally stops us from having more races is the teams … Continue reading

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Toyota-Williams F1

It doesn’t sound right, does it? Why would Toyota want to supply a team that can and is beating them? And why do Williams want to split themselves in half like that again (as they did with BMW)? It seems … Continue reading

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