Sebastien Loeb and Formula One’s missed opportunity

Late last year, shortly after announcing his partial retirement, Sebastien Loeb sealed a stunning ninth consecutive World Rally Championship victory. It is a record unmatched in all of motorsport and is likely to never be beaten marking Loeb as a racing megastar. Upsettingly, Formula One had a chance to embrace...

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Formula One and the Bathurst 1000

This weekend is a very special one as the legendary Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercar race celebrates its 50th anniversary on the ferocious Mt Panorama circuit. It is without doubt the greatest production car race in the world after Le Mans and never fails to deliver plenty of excitement. Bathurst is...

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The case for Lewis Hamilton joining Mercedes

The case for Lewis Hamilton joining Mercedes The 2013 Formula One driver market is proving to be very lively and, as the fastest driver out of contract, Lewis Hamilton is playing a very big role. Rumours about Hamilton’s long term future have been circulating for the best part of twelve...

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Alonso, Maldonado, and inconsistent stewards

Alonso’s greatest victory Fernando Alonso has produced some remarkable performances throughout his career but few can match the spectacle and excitement of last Sunday’s triumph in Valencia. The double World Champion thrilled his patriotic home crowd with an inspiring charge from 11th on the grid to earn a genuine fighting...

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A different way of looking at DRS

A different way of looking at DRS The FIA and FOTA should be applauded for actively tackling the difficult issue of overtaking in Formula One. The sport’s officials rightly identified close racing as a priority 18 months ago and introduced measures that have had a profound impact on Grands Prix...

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Lewis Hamilton leaving McLaren?

Lewis Hamilton leaving McLaren? Lewis Hamilton is almost certain to sign with McLaren for 2013 and beyond. The young Brit is out of contract at the end of this year but will likely remain with the team that treats him well and consistently delivers competitive machinery. There aren’t any options...

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Are there too many penalties in modern Formula One?

Are there too many penalties in modern Formula One? The racing culture of Formula One is changing. Grand Prix stewards are now dispensing more penalties than ever before and are having a greater influence over on-track proceedings. Whilst the number of mid-race penalties in Formula One has notably increased, the...

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