Adrian Newey on the Rise of Red Bull in F1

A Charge to Glory – Adrian Newey on the Rise of Red Bull Racing Adrian Newey is the design genius that has single-handedly shaped the style of F1 since the 1990s. Widely credited as the key to Red Bull Racing’s four F1 World Championships, Newey remains as determined as ever to push the engineering limits…

Liberty Media: same as the old boss?

Liberty Media promised a fan-focused, F1 revolution when they took over from Bernie Ecclestone. On the surface, their approach seems like a breath of fresh air. But 18-months since their takeover Liberty appear no less elitist than their predecessor. The takeover of F1’s commercial rights by Liberty heralded the end of Bernie Ecclestone.¬†After decades of…

In search of an IndyCar villain

Paul Tracy believes IndyCar needs a bitter rivalry to ignite greater interest in the series. But as Andy Webb writes, encouraging drivers to butt heads regularly could be very risky. Tracy: current field in need of a villain As a ¬†former, self-styled series ‘bad boy’, Tracy clearly knows and a thing or two about a…

Austrian Grand Prix preview with Red Bull’s Christian Horner

What drives one of the most successful F1 teams of the modern era? Ahead of the team’s home Grand Prix, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing team boss Christian Horner looks ahead to the Austrian Grand Prix and what drives his team in search of more F1 glory. #F1 #AustrianGP

IndyCar should look north for a Phoenix replacement

Instead of gambling on returning to venues that failed to draw crowds and risk damaging existing races, IndyCar should be looking north for a Phoenix replacement. When news broke that IndyCar’s 3-year effort to bring racing back to Phoenix had ended, attention turned to the circuits likely to replace ISM Raceway in 2019. With IndyCar’s…

Kimball looking to build on recent form at Road America

Charlie Kimball believes Carlin Racing’s mid-season momentum can continue at this weekend’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Following back-to-back top 10 finishes in Detroit and Texas, the Californian is more than satisfied with the progress of the team in their debut season. “We had a couple of good results earlier this month, and I’m…

When a competitive F1 season isn’t competitive

On paper, the 2018 F1 season is shaping up to be the most competitive of the turbo-hybrid era. Despite grumblings about the ‘dull’ races in Monaco and Canada, the statistics back up the belief that this year will be one to remember. Sadly the reality is that this year’s ‘competitive’ F1 season is just as…

Rahal’s ‘love/hate’ relationship with Texas Motor Speedway key to 2018 hopes

Graham Rahal believes his “love/hate relationship” with Texas Motor Speedway will be critical in deciding the fate of his 2018 Verizon IndyCar series championship hopes. Rahal’s ‘love/hate’ relationship with Texas A costly mistake during last weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix saw Rahal fall out of the top 5 in points, something the Honda driver is keen…