Monthly Archives: October 2013

Williams, the last refuge for Brazilian drivers

So, word on the street (if ESPN F1 counts as ‘the street’) is that Felipe Massa is headed to Williams for 2014.  If that proves to be true, it would continue a recent trend: Brazilian drivers ending their F1 careers at Williams. Felipe Massa Photo credit: BIDTransporte via Flickr Of course, Massa could experience a […]

Everything’s bigger in Texas

Two weeks ago, my brother and I travelled to Dallas, Texas for the Notre Dame – Arizona State game (that’s American football, for our European readers).  On the Friday, we rented a car to drive to San Antonio and visit the Alamo, site of one of the most famous battles in American history.  What does […]

Autograph collecting, F1-style (part two)

As promised in part one of this post, TPL has been conducting an experiment collecting F1 autographs through the mail for the last month-and-a-half.  If you follow TPL on Twitter (and why wouldn’t you? – @TheParadeLapF1) you know how the experiment has been going.  In a word: well. As I wrote in part one, I don’t have […]

A Review of Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’

After earlier release dates in the UK and the United States, I felt like the last person in the world to see Rush, but I did finally see it last Friday (opening day in Canada).  Boy, was it worth the wait. When I saw the first trailers, I was as excited as everybody else.  But over […]