Monthly Archives: July 2011

Team Lotus Risk Running Rusty Karun

Karun Chandhok has been given a seat by Team Lotus for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring this weekend. Jarno Trulli has made way for the young Indian after a string of poor performances. Despite being renowned for being … Continue reading

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Eddie Jordan Change of Tune: BBC F1 Analyst in Team Orders U-Turn

Last week’s British Grand Prix served up one of the great F1 races in the circuit’s long history. Sadly, the pinnacle of Motorsport was tarnished for many fans with the Formula 1 season’s first example of team orders this year. … Continue reading

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German Grand Prix: Nurburgring Preview

After all the action of last week’s British GP, Round 11 of the Formula 1 World Championship draws near. Here’s how the Nurburgring can deliver as much excitement as Silverstone did. A sold-out event taking place at the spiritual home … Continue reading

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Team Orders Split Opinion in F1

In Sunday’s British F1 GP we saw the season’s first example of the use of team orders. Once a vilified facet of the sport, team orders were banned in 2010, only for them to be allowed once more due to … Continue reading

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Alonso Wins Exhilarating British Grand Prix

It was always going to be one to remember though, wasn’t it? F1 fans had high hopes after an interesting Saturday qualifying, and were duly rewarded with what Jake Humphrey described as, “a race fitting for a new look Silverstone”. … Continue reading

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British GP Qualifying: Webber on Pole as McLaren Struggle

A brand new pit and paddock complex has brought Silverstone into the racing 21st Century. But even the stunning architecture of  the ‘Wing’ couldn’t  steal away focus from the sport’s ever-ongoing off-circuit political dramas. After the Renault-powered teams were denied … Continue reading

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British GP – My Predictions

Just a quick guesstimate as it’s past my bedtime… Saturday’s qualifying will be shaken up by tricky conditions. And I don’t just mean the lovely English Summer we’re having. The FIA’s new ruling on exhaust-blown diffusers will have an impact … Continue reading

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The ‘F’ in F1 Doesn’t Stand for Fun.

Sitting eating a reduced-to-clear pains au chocolat, whilst simultaneously watching a motoring show with some guy called Tiff, and considering undertaking postgraduate study – all at the same time, I find a spare part of my grey matter to summarise … Continue reading

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