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Seventeen years ago in Germany …

Seventeen years ago in Germany …

Grand Prix of Europe at Nurburgring, September 26, 1999, I was there. Grand Prix of Monaco, May 29, 2016. I was there. Seventeen years apart, but the story repeated itself last Sunday. Nurburgring: Eddie Irvine comes into the pits following a last minute strategy decision. Slicks for slicks to change a two pit stop strategyContinue Reading

My recipe for success

My recipe for success

If F.1 bosses are looking for new ingredients to make F.1 more spectacular, they simply need to re-wind the tape of last sunday’s Hungarian GP to find some bloody good inspiration. The Budapest event has been the best GP so far this year with multiple race leaders swapping places for final victory. At flag fall,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

The wizard of OZ

The wizard of OZ

Someone may have noticed that I skipped writing my blog after the Monaco GP. I was a little bored after the race and found little inspiration to mark my words. A part with my temporary state of mind, I was really happy for Nico’s success and I followed with interest the series of exchanges betweenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lewis or not Lewis?

Lewis or not Lewis?

And that is the REAL question. Is there any other topic worth mentioning after the devastating supremacy shown by Mercedes and its principal interpreter in yesterday’s Spanish GP? This championship is already marked as a private affair between Lewis and Nico and a solo triumphant march by the three pointed star. The alternative is toContinue Reading

A Panzer story..

A Panzer story..

So it was, Mercedes one-two and it makes it a good story. It took the silver arrowed cars 60 years to score first and second past the finish line and this result alone must give them the honors they deserve. A faultless week end and a full dominance of the sport. What more can NikiContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Young guns run free….

Young guns run free….

I am looking forward to watching the race this week end. Sepang is a very demanding circuit for F.1 machinery. Lots of variables are put under stress: engines (oops power units I should say), brakes, physical conditions of the drivers and the threat from the local weather, always around the corner.However my favorite topic toContinue ReadingContinue Reading