Despite Bernie Ecclestone’s assertion that, “It is inevitable that there will be another female [Formula One] driver,” as reported by Luke Smith and Christian Sylt in Forbes, recent developments mean a woman on the F1 starting grid is anything but inevitable—at least in the near future.
Some people are born winners—no matter what they choose to do in life, they find a way to be successful. McLaren CEO Ron Dennis is one of those people. His team may be down right now, but if anyone can find a way to lead them back to the top of Formula One, it is Dennis.
Sebastian Vettel scored a third-place finish in his Ferrari debut at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, confirming the Italian team’s strong preseason showing. The Melbourne race, which kicked off the 2015 Formula One season, might also have confirmed a changing of the guard at the front end of the grid.
The 2015 Formula One season begins this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. It has been less than four months since Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 world championship at the last race in Abu Dhabi, but it feels like much longer.
Just like the “Touch of Gray” hair colour guy, Williams may have found the ideal mix of experience and youthful energy with their driver pairing of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas.
Remember that time back in 2013 when Red Bull team principal Christian Horner talked about how his team’s fourth-straight Formula One drivers’ and constructors’ titles were turning fans off and how closer competition was needed?