Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Top 10 F1 Pit Radio Messages of 2013

Now that the serious business of who is going to win the World Championship is finished, it is time for a little fun: Ranking the top 10 pit radio messages of the 2013 Formula 1 season.

Have McLaren Made a Mistake Axing Sergio Perez for Kevin Magnussen in 2014?

It seemed like Sergio Perez was getting a lesson in Murphy’s Law as the 2013 F1 season ended at the Brazilian Grand Prix. After crashing out of qualifying, the Mexican required a gearbox change and was bumped from 14th to 19th on the grid. But then the race started.

Why Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel Will Not Dominate F1 in 2014

When Michael Schumacher won five World Drivers’ Championships in a row from 2000 to 2004, fans (other than the tifosi) were clamouring for a change. The same fatigue has set in now, with Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull claiming four straight titles, even though two of them were not decided until the final race.

Should Paul Di Resta Follow Dario Franchitti to IndyCar?

As Paul di Resta’s options for an F1 race seat in 2014 slowly dry up, an intriguing alternative has emerged: taking over Dario Franchitti’s place in IndyCar.

Has the US Grand Prix finally found a home in Austin?

Grand prix racing is synonymous with locations like Monza, Spa and Silverstone. Phoenix, Las Vegas and Detroit—not so much. Yet these are a few of the many former homes of Formula One in the United States . . .

Autograph collecting, F1-style (part three)

After receiving six responses in three weeks, and then nothing for a month-and-a-half, I figured nothing more was forthcoming, at least until the end of the season. But yesterday, there was an envelope from Woking in the mailbox!

F1 Musical Chairs

I have a couple new Bleacher Report articles to share:
– Kimi Raikkonen Is Out: Will Davide Valsecchi Replace Him at Lotus?
– Pastor Maldonado and Sergio Perez Bidding for Few Remaining 2014 F1 Race Seats