F1 2015 – New Year mind games & engine development

The first serious skirmishes of the 2015 F1 season kicked off last week. Deep in contract negotiations with World Champion Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff opened 2015 with some early mind games. Reading between the lines Despite his relative lack of F1 management experience, the Mercedes boss indulged in some Ron Dennis-esque mind games. Publicly stating…

3 reasons Bernie is backing V8s

Bernie Ecclestone has bemoaned Formula 1’s hybrid power units throughout 2014. Occasional barbs about their volume and the like have now given way to more calculated comments about a return to noisier, less efficient V8 units. Of course for someone like Bernie, volume has nothing to do with it. Ferrari No matter how successful Mercedes,…

Japanese Grand Prix preview

Mercedes dominated FP1 & FP2 at Suzuka but it could only take a single spark to ignite the Japanese Grand Prix.

Singapore GP preview

The radio ban for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix is set to throw up many interesting issues on reliability, fuel and the title battle.

Fernando Alonso’s (limited) options

Fernando Alonso’s partnership with Ferrari has yielded nothing but near misses. As Ferrari face another season out of Championship contention, what are his future options?