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Are Mercedes really the ‘Manchester City of Formula 1’?

The lighthearted comparison to the ‘other’ English Premier League club from Manchester is not one I can lay claim to using first. A LOT of people beat me to it when Mercedes AMG F1 went on a bit of a … Continue reading

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You know Formula 1 folk are getting jumpy when…

We’re less than a month away from pre-season testing for the 2013 Formula 1 season to kick off and the back and forth between possible championship contenders has already begun. Last year’s runner-up Fernando Alonso – by just three points … Continue reading

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Formula 1 2012 review: in talking points

More than anything the 2012 Formula 1 season will be remembered for being the third straight season in the sport where it wasn’t engulfed by a major off-track controversy. Sure there was Bahrain’s contentious return, talk of an F1 floatation, … Continue reading

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“The new engines are not going to be silent…”

Originally posted on peterwindsor.com:
  I spoke recently to the FIA’s F1 Race Director, Charlie Whiting.  What does he think about the new engine regs for 2014?  And what, indeed, does he think about the F1 life? I find…

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Max Biaggi retirement means the bikes are now the stars in WSBK

I’ll put it out there that I am not the keenest follower or fan of two-wheel racing. Ten years ago, following the events of MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship (WSBK) were as important to me as those of the … Continue reading

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McLaren and Mercedes partnership to continue

According to a report in British newspaper The Daily Mail the McLaren Formula 1 team will retain it’s engine partnership with Mercedes-Benz ‘for years to come’. The team principal of the second most successful team in F1 history stated so … Continue reading

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The man who could call the first F1 champion ‘awful’ passes away

This is a bit delayed as 39 straight days of work, which included covering the recently concluded Indian Grand Prix caused me to take it easy to the point that I kept my computer off and didn’t log on to … Continue reading

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One more year for Raikkonen at Lotus F1

The 2007 Formula 1 world champion made an ‘announcement’ 12 days ago on his 33rd birthday with the creative use of a video on youtube. While entertaining, it wasn’t the announcement that many in F1 expected. It was confirmed today, … Continue reading

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Stewart on 2014 regulations

In a fairly long telephone interview (pleasantly surprised at the time he was able to set aside), three-time Formula 1 world champion weighed in on the proposed 2014 technical regulations. The topic was only briefly touched on but personally it … Continue reading

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Kingfisher Airlines’ licence suspended

The Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the flying licence of Kingfisher Airlines for failing to come up with a viable financial revival plan reports the website of news channel New Delhi Television (NDTV). The airline’s trouble … Continue reading

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