Tag: Formula 1


Tranquility in Victory: How Mercedes Are Rewriting Formula One’s Record Books

It is hardly surprising that Mercedes’ record-breaking seventh consecutive Constructors’ Title was accompanied by an ongoing curiosity of what makes the Brackley squad unbeaten in Formula One’s new V6 hybrid era. Historically, there has been a tendency to link any sports team’s performance to an individual or a group of individuals in the management. Ferrari’s…


Hamilton crusies to another World Championship

Lewis Hamilton has won his fourth World Championship. Mercedes had secured the Constructors Championship at the previous event in Austin, Texas. In Mexico, it was expected that the Briton would collect the drivers title, especially considering that even if rival Sebastian Vettel won the race and Hamilton were to finish in the top five, he…


What secrets will this year’s F1 pre-season testing reveal?

This week marks the beginning of the formula one season, as the first pre-season test gets underway at the Circuit de Catalunya, near Barcelona. The test, which lasts for four days, until Thursday 25th of February, is the first opportunity for teams to put their new hardware through its paces ahead of the season opening…


Bianchi crash raises safety questions

Formula One is under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons after the Japanese Grand Prix. We all know that motor racing is a dangerous sport, but that knowledge never makes it any easier when something happens to remind us of it. Such a day was Sunday the 5th October, following a Japanese Grand Prix…


Silverstone 50: British Grand Prix preview

As Formula One descends on Silverstone for this weekend’s British Grand Prix, James Newbold looks at how the season has unfolded and what the expected 100,000-strong crowd should expect come race day, as the circuit celebrates hosting its 50th F1 race. 2014 has so far been defined by the intra-team rivalry between Mercedes team-mates Nico Rosberg and…

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