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Thoughts on the New Regulations – and some other stuff

The new season is upon us; we’ve had two races – neither of them great, but equally so neither of them devoid of interest – and a flurry of press outrage about the quiet nature of the engines. What nonsense; … Continue reading

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Maldonado Signs for Lotus: What Comes Next?

The news, released shortly after yesterday’s post, that Pastor Maldonado has secured the second Lotus seat alongside Romain Grosjean came as no surprise to anyone. Now that we have one less driver in this expensive game of musical chairs we … Continue reading

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Now the Real Silly Season Begins

Sebastian Vettel closed the V8-era with nine consecutive wins, an all time record: a record that, for odd reasons, has been met with some indifference. Four titles on the trot, total domination of the field, an absolutely imperious second half … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Final Piece of the Puzzle

If Twitter-world is to be believed an announcement confirming Kimi Raikkonen’s return to Ferrari is imminent. The stories have been swirling around for several weeks now, and yesterday we saw one more piece of the jigsaw fall into place when … Continue reading

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Behind Every Great Man – Thoughts for Sir Frank Williams

On the eve of a new F1 season it is sad to report the following: “It is with great sadness that today we report the death of Lady Virginia Williams, wife of Williams Founder and Team Principal Sir Frank Williams. … Continue reading

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More 2013 Cars Unveiled

McLaren, Ferrari and Force India have joined Lotus in presenting their 2013 cars to the press. Unsurprisingly, they all look quite similar to last year’s, but have hidden stepped-noses. The McLaren was revealed at the McLaren Technology Centre after a … Continue reading

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2013 Lotus Unveiled – It’s Gold and Black, and Looks like Last Year’s

Lotus – curiously referred to as ‘The Enstone Team’ more often than not – has become the first team to reveal its 2013 contender, having unveiled the E21 online on Monday evening. The car looks, unsurprisingly, a lot like last … Continue reading

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