Author Archives: Alex Crouch 92

About Alex Crouch 92

I'm a lifelong Formula One fan who also enjoys classic rock/heavy metal music.

F1 2017 car numbers – old system

THE 2017 Formula 1 season is finally here with the opening round this weekend in Australia. It will be the first time since 1994 that the reigning World Champion will not be on the grid, courtesy of Nico Rosbergโ€™s shock … Continue reading

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Pulsar books Robot Wars Grand Final place

PULSAR advanced to the Robot Wars 2016 Grand Final after being reinstated to the fifth and final heat. The Shropshire-built machine was eliminated in its group battle along with veteran Thermidor 2 (Chompalot โ€“ Iron Maidens Champion and Ironside3 won), … Continue reading

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Fiji to keep current national flag

FIJI’S Prime Minister, J.B. Bainimarama, has announced that the South Pacific nation will keep its current national flag, a reversal of a long-running proposal of his. A statement by Mr Bainimaramaโ€™s said the money that would have been used to … Continue reading

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Apollo launches into Robot Wars Grand Final

APOLLO launched itself into the Robot Wars 2016 Grand Final after defeating reigning World Champion Storm 2 twice in episode four. The Birmingham-built machine not only beat the competition in the heat, but flipped no less than three house robots! … Continue reading

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TR2 reaches Robot Wars Grand Final

TR2 went through the third heat of Robot Wars 2016 unbeaten to book its place in the series Grand Final. The machine saw off no less than five veteran robots or teams which included: Or Te (successor to Fifth Wars … Continue reading

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Shockwave shocks Thor on Robot Wars

SHOCKWAVE won the second heat of Robot Wars 2016 to join Carbide in the series Grand Final. The newcomer from Reading defeated veteran robot (and New Blood Grand Finalist) Thor in the heat final after the latter had gone undefeated … Continue reading

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Carbide wins in Robot Wars return

CARBIDE won the first heat of the brand new series of Robot Wars. The Derbyshire robot overcame mechanical problems early on in the heat to defeat veteran machine Behemoth in the heat final to book its place in the series … Continue reading

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