A tribute to Jarno Trulli

A tribute to Jarno Trulli This week the fourth longest Grand Prix career in history drew to a close. Caterham’s decision to sign Vitaly Petrov ended Jarno Trulli’s spell in Formula One after 15 seasons and 252 race starts. Jarno will continue to maintain a heavy presence in motorsport, such is...

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Celebrating second place

Celebrating Second Place We’ve heard it all before. Second place is first of the losers – nobody remembers the runner-up – if you’re not winning you may as well not bother. There is little doubt that victory is the most coveted goal in any professional sport, and that is as...

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The plight of F1 reserve drivers

The plight of F1 reserve drivers Of the 23 drivers who will take part in this week’s preseason test at Jerez, all but two are scheduled to race full-time in 2012. There is no longer such thing as a test driver in Formula One and the title of ‘third’ or...

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How the mighty fall – Williams and Tyrrell

Williams and Tyrrell Just over a year ago on EnterF1.com, we looked at the demise of Williams and how the once dominant outfit found itself being forced to hire a pay driver. It marked a significant step in the decline of a team that is now fighting for survival in the...

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This time last year

This time last year Formula One is a sport that is constantly evolving and every Grand Prix season is markedly different from the one it precedes. The result is a World Championship with an incredible depth of history, and a sport that will be noticeably more developed today than it...

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Hamilton, Schumacher, and the FIA stewards

Hamilton, Schumacher, and the FIA stewards A ferocious battle between Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher during the Italian Grand Prix provided plenty of excitement, but also highlighted some areas of Formula One officialdom that could be significantly improved. Lewis and Michael are arguably the two most controversial drivers in F1,...

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The greatest winning streaks in F1 history

The greatest winning streaks in F1 history At the European Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel became the only F1 driver to score six wins and two seconds place finishes from the first eight races of a season. When you combine that with his strong finish to last year, Vettel has now...

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The new 2014 engine regulations

The new 2014 engine regulations Last week the Formula One Commission resolved to delay the introduction of new engine regulations that were scheduled for 2013, and to scrap the plan to run with four cylinder engines. The manufacturers in the sport have instead agreed to implement more efficient turbocharged V6...

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Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull Lewis Hamilton sparked fresh rumours linking him to a drive at Red Bull this week after he arranged a private meeting with Christian Horner during the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. Their fifteen minute discussion in the Red Bull motorhome led to predictable speculation that Hamilton...

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