Often times you hear the phrase, “well, it goes without saying that we…blah, blah, blah”. Let me assure you that it most certainly does not go without saying around here. From all of us at FBC to all of you who have sent messages of support, compassion, offers of help, donations, new Patreon accounts, tweets, […]
As many of you already know, we’ve been asked by Formula One Management to find another home. As I have stated before, in 2014 we relinquished our claim on the www.formula1blog.com domain due to trademark issues which we certainly understood at the time. Part of that deal was that we could use the domain going […]
It seems that the contract negotiations are going well according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and he’s not expecting any surprise retirements from his 4-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. ‘I think Lewis is a free spirit,’ Wolff said. ‘Lewis doesn’t want to be put in a box with people saying, “You need to behave like […]
Join Grace and me as we discuss our situation with Formula One Management (FOM) and even manage to get in some F1 news. If you couldn’t care less about our plight with FOM, then fair warning, skip the first 30 minutes of the show.
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Way back in 2005, I started Formula1blog.com. I was motivated to do so because I grew weary of trolls and veteran fans lording over new fans. Even though I’ve been watching and supporting the series most of my life, I never found it appealing to troll someone who hadn’t. Surely there could be a safe […]
It’s a lengthy interview but the incredible Gordon Murray sits down with our friends at Motorsport Magazine to discuss his career. When you think of wonderful technical directors today such as Adrian Newey, James Allison and James Key, they all stand on the shoulders of giants such as Murray. Murray’s Brabham BT52 is often considered […]
I don’t envy Eric Boullier’s position in times like these. Imagine how tough this job would be. After struggling for two years and with pre-season testing already forecasting another difficult year. How do you keep a team motivated when the trajectory isn’t arcing? “I went to the management, showed them the data and told them […]
This has been the fourth year of the current Power Unit (PU) regulations, and although it has seen the performance closing between the manufacturers (even Honda were looking competitive with the midfield at the end of the year), there still seems to be a significant difference in terms of reliability. As the number of Power […]
Let it be said that I do not run a car manufacturer or its racing team but when Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault have major concerns over changing the Formula 1regulations to accommodate new entrants and the fear is rooted in one of the FIA’s trinity of trump races, cost, I have to pause and ask […]
Join Grace and me as we discuss the FIA Women’s Commission, Carmen Jorda, Pippa Mann, 3 engines, Jean Todt, Mercedes and passing. We even have a few awards and tried hard to make this a commuter-friendly podcast.