|Video|#f1 Interview with Derek Warwick

If you love all aspects of Formula 1, you need to listen to this interview with Derek Warwick. It’s a bit long, but to glean so much insight from a well known driver of the sport, is worth the time.
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|Video| “The Last Teammate” – #F1 #Senna #Ratzenberger

I know that I said that I wasn’t going to do something solemn approaching the anniversary of Senna’s and Ratzenberger’s passing, but this documentary is so good that you have to watch it.
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|Video| Senna’s first taste of #F1

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.

|Video| What will a 2014 #F1 car look like?

In 2014, Formula 1 is going through one of the largest technical regulation changes in the series. We all know about the change from the 2.4 V8 engine to the 1.6 Liter V6 turbo “power unit”. (Click here to hear the Mercedes V6 turbo on the dyno.)

However, there are other aerodynamic and physical changes to the car that people may not know about, just simply described.

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#f1 #f1chat Interview with David Coulthard – Making Opportunities Happen

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.

|Weekend| Simming it up!


During the off-season, it’s always important to find someway to sharpen your racing skills for when the spring time returns. So over the weekend, I played some RFactor on a friend’s computer.

In my opinion, quality simulation games are a good way to improve your mental programming while racing on a budget.

We spent the afternoon practicing with classic Formula 1 cars, on tracks that we’d never driven before. It gave us some time to re-learn some of our old skills, and also create a list of new habits to start working on for the upcoming season.
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Check out this BBC Interview of Rubens Barrichello’s interview on his #F1 career while you can

Normally these BBCs interviews go down pretty quick.  Despite a terrible car, nearly zero points, and a contract with Williams F1 running out, Rubens is still a sunny light in the darkest storm.

This man is a legend, and I’m wishing him the best in 2012.