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F1’s movie ‘history’ inches forward

Good movies about motor sports are something of a rarity. Especially when you consider the downright cringeworthy ‘Driven’. The 2001 film came about after Sylvester Stallone’s efforts to do an F1 themed movie. It can be said that the sport … Continue reading

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Motor sport and the importance of ‘natural succession’

Depending on where you were in the world during MotoGP’s season opening Grand Prix of Qatar, you were either a little bleary-eyed or super fresh. Either way, you would have caught Valentino Rossi’s storming return to the Yamaha factory team … Continue reading

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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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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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New Jersey F1 race reportedly set for 2014 debut

America’s Speed channel has reported on its website SPEED.com that the planned Grand Prix of America to be held at the Port Imperial street circuit in New Jersey is set to be taken off the 2013 Formula 1 world championship calendar. … Continue reading

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