Monthly Archives: October 2006

Unlucky Eighth?

Valentino Rossi starting the last Grand Prix of the Motogp season on pole, 8 points ahead of his rival Hayden, simply had to finish with some points (not many) to win his eighth world championship title. But, he got a … Continue reading

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Pushing the Button

Although over the last few years I have been critical of Jenson Button and so has Bernie so I haven’t been completely off beam I have started over the last few months to become interested in him again. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Crushing disapointment?

What could have been? Two technical faliures in a row. Crazy prediction for the race. Alonso crashes in the pack on the first corner tomorrow and Michael catches up to Massa and then Massa reluctantly moves over on the final … Continue reading

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The worst idea ever

Engine Homologation. Does anyone think it’s a good idea? The most significant point, for me at least, is that engine homolgation, along with the single control tyre, will make Formula 1 essentially a chassis formula next year. This is a … Continue reading

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The end of an era

Michael will retire on Sunday. What’s your best and worst memory of him? I’ll add my comment but I’d like to first up add Patrick Head’s comment which I thought was particularly pertinent. I was very impressed I have to … Continue reading

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Brazil Pole Poll

So this is it. Not really a just a race but a championship decider. It all comes down to this. But with Renault so far ahead it is very much theirs to loose. But Ferrari can’t just wait for Renault … Continue reading

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Hamilton/Alonso

Now that Paffett is ‘free to drive elsewhere’ it seems inevitable that Hamilton will be partnering Alonso next year. McLaren could go with De la Rosa, but I think the temptation, and the media hype, is too much for them. … Continue reading

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