Category Archives: Formula 1

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 Rosberg’s shock … Continue reading

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Alternative F1 Championships

WITH the 2016 F1 season now underway, here’s my 2015 Alternative Championships. 1935-Style Drivers’ Championship. Position Driver Points Champion Lewis Hamilton (44) 34 2 Nico Rosberg (6) 45 3 Sebastian Vettel (5) 55 4 Sergio Pérez (11) 75 5 Daniel … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Ayrton Senna Moments

I’VE written about Ayrton Senna many times during my life, and despite the fact I have no primary recollection of his life I feel he has always been a part of mine. When I got into Formula One aged 3.5 … Continue reading

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2015 #BahrainGP Qualifying report

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What to look forward to this #MalaysiaGP

ANYTHING can happen in F1. It’s ‘IF’ spelt backwards after all. In light of this, here is what to look out for this weekend at the Malaysia Grand Prix. It often rains during the race, and when I say “it … Continue reading

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Surviving drivers from early F1 seasons

ROBERT MANZON was the last living participant of the first Formula One season in 1950. The Frenchman passed away on 19th January 2015, aged 97. Below is a list of drivers who drove at some point during the 1951, 1952 … Continue reading

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Alonso and Button confirmed at McLaren

FERNANDO ALONSO will return to McLaren for the 2015 Formula 1 season. The Spaniard will partner England’s Jenson Button, who has driven for the Woking-based team since 2010. Button’s 2014 team-mate, Denmark’s Kevin Magnussen, is retained as reserve driver. Alonso … Continue reading

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F1 2014 Alternative Championships: Round 19/19 (Abu Dhabi) – Hamilton wins second world title

LEWIS HAMILTON regained the F1 world drivers’ championship with victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his 11th win of the season. His year-long title rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg suffered from reliability problems, something the German team dreaded … Continue reading

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Hamilton or Rosberg – F1 title permutations

WITH just the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to go both Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, can still win this season’s F1 world drivers’ title. In any other year Hamilton (334 points) would only need to finish sixth if … Continue reading

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F1 2014 Alternative Championships: Round 18/19 (Brazil) – Rosberg keeps title hopes alive

NICO ROSBERG cut the gap to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton down to 17 points with victory at last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The German team’s 11th one-two of the season surpasses the 10 of McLaren set back in 1988, though … Continue reading

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