Everyone knows about Senna vs Prost. We don’t need to go into that. Both were epic drivers, for very different reasons. However, very rarely do people take an opportunity to compare qualifying laps between the two drivers side by side.
However, take a look at this video from 1989, during the Japanese Grand Prix. Senna, who was known as the master of qualifying, out-paced his teammate Prost by 1.7 seconds in the same car. That’s another lifetime in racing terms. Continue reading →
When you’re a Formula 1 fan, one of the nice things about having uncompetitive teams is that they allow the media more access to their pit garages. That’s just because the cars were so off the pace, there wouldn’t be much information for competing teams that they would want to steal for their cars.
I found a video of what the 2013 Mclaren and 2013 Caterham pit crews were doing on the cars during a Friday night. Both cars were pretty horrible, so we get to see the mechanics actually working on the cars!
Formula E. Home of the all electric formula car racing series, and all the ex-Formula 1 driving talent that you can get your hands on. The first race is coming in September, and so I’ve been doing a bit to find more information about the cars. Continue reading →
We’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of Aryton Senna’s tragic passing. You can read all about respectful tributes of this solemn day in motorsport. However, what I wanted to do was share something a bit more uplifting.
Watching Aryton’s Senna’s first test in a Formula 1 car. Testing for Williams, Mclaren and Toleman. Senna had only started gracing the world of Formula 1, and the hearts of racers for generations.
A Formula 1 pitstop is one of the greatest orchestrations of man and speed. In less than three seconds, a team of guys can jack the car up, replace the tires and send it on its way. Incredible how much can get done in such a short span of time. Continue reading →
Check out this interview by David Coulthard, driver at Mclaren and Williams Formula 1 teams. Winner of 13 Grand Prix, Coulthard is now a pundit for the BBC, broadcasting the races. David’s interview just give a brief summary of his career in Formula 1.
I wish I had something more clever to say about it, but as a Formula 1 nerd, it’s just always interesting to hear from someone in the sport.
The world has been missing a good racing movie. I mean, an actual good racing movie that shows the thrills and possible horrors of the sport. Ron Howard has brought together some amazing talent to make a film that’s less in a lesser talked about era of Grand Prix racing.
Lauda vs Hunt. I mean, Thor is now James Hunt! I cannot wait to see this movie. This is going to be amazing. What about you guys? Let us know in the comments.