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The other day I ran across an article titled “Di Resta Not Sure Of Future With Force India Amid Recent Poor Results.” My first thought was, that couldn’t be right, the poor results are not Di Resta’s fault! Then I thought, isn’t Paul ahead in the points vs. his teammate Adrian Sutil? So I checked and sure enough, he has collected ten more points season-to-date than Sutil. The aforementioned article does not… Read More

We are now two races into the second half of the season. Monza was this past weekend and as the title of this post suggests, I don’t think anyone who is not wearing a white jacket with funny sleeves that can be tied together in the back will disagree. The 2013 Formula 1 Drivers Championship is all but a formality now. What started as a year of such promise and excitement has… Read More

I have for the most part stayed out of the Kimi Raikkonen to Red Bull conversations, predictions, and general musings. However, quietly inside I was hoping that come the end of summer break the news would indeed be that Raikkonen had signed for the team from Milton Keynes. However, this is not to be. Monday morning I read this headline; Confirmed: Raikkonen will not join Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull in 2014…. Read More

You wouldn’t necessarily know it from reading this blog, but there is more to Formula One than just Fernando Alonso (whose skill set I shamelessly blog about), Sebastian Vettel (who I have immense respect for, but shamelessly give a hard time to), Ferrari, Red Bull and the supporting cast of Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber, Nico Rosberg, and of course Kimi Raikkonen. You can’t really argue with focusing on these protagonists since two… Read More

Somewhere in the wake of the tire drama at this past weekend’s British GP that has required all of F1’s attention, there is a more interesting if not entirely new story to be told. I have been on every site I know of and read quite a few blogs and with the exception of just one I have not seen or read anything addressing what can only be described as a “remarkable… Read More

As the title implies these were the top three finishers when the checkered flag came out at the end of racing on Sunday. With perfect weather in the 2013 running of the British GP, you could not have asked for a more action packed, drama filled race. Where to begin? All season long the Pirelli tires have been the story and for this meeting on the Formula 1 calendar the tires once… Read More

Monday – The race week begins. Coming off the the second place in Montreal, I have high hopes for Ferrari and Fernando Alonso at this weekend British GP. Tuesday – Starting to check all the news services and F1 websites for any and all tidbits of information that I can use to get a overall picture of the race weekend. Wednesday – The big news is all about Mark Webber’s retirement. I… Read More

Well it didn’t take too long did it? I thought it was going to be more towards the end of the season. Then again, the Safety Car was the perfect opportunity. What am I referring to, you ask? The Payback of course. Payback for what? The payback to Nico Rosberg for holding station and not racing Lewis Hamilton for the final step at the Malaysian GP. This allowed Hamilton to record his… Read More

This post is not really for the benefit of my readers, all 17 of you, although please by all means give it a whirl. It’s more like therapy for this blogger than a regular post aimed to benefit the general F1 public. The Monaco GP was exciting, action packed and provided some drama concerning Pirelli (what a shocker) and produced the fourth driver to win a GP this 2013 season. Sadly Fernando… Read More

So what changed? That is a simple one. The Weather. I am always taken aback when just as qualifying is supposed to begin for a grand prix the rain shows up as if on cue. And to dispel any question of who is in control (the race gods), the rain checks out right after Qualifying has been completed. Exit stage right. One thing never in question is what the rain does to… Read More