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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Mercedes’ proud history in Formula One

Mercedes’ proud history in Formula One Nico Rosberg’s impressive victory in the Chinese Grand Prix was a hugely significant milestone for Mercedes-Benz. The company made a big investment in Formula One three years ago at a time when other car manufacturers were exiting the sport, and this victory helps justify...

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Nico Rosberg’s slow start to 2012

Felipe Massa is under severe pressure in 2012. The pace of Fernando Alonso is a clear sign that Massa is not getting the most out of his Ferrari, but he is not the only driver to be falling short of his potential this season. Nico Rosberg has been Mercedes’ lead...

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Sebastian Vettel’s Malaysian frustration

Sebastian Vettel’s Malaysian frustration Sebastian Vettel may not have enjoyed an ideal start to the 2012 Formula One season but the reigning champion has no reason yet to be concerned about his title prospects. Despite the early challenges, Vettel has still managed to score eighteen points and we’re only two...

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