Before Sebastian Vettel became the internet meme sensation for his dislike of blue flags, before Kimi let out his “Bwoah”s in interviews, there was a man who broke conventions and crashed his way to the top to become the legend… Continue reading A Nightmare at Crashtor Street
Sebastian Vettel had been the centre of attention last championship season after a string of radio communications showed him cussing at the blue flags, following which he became an internet meme sensation for the F1 fans. Since, we do not … Continue reading Vettel’s Blue Flag Woes
What are the commentators babbling about when they say DRS, KERS, Sector timings, marbles, tyre lockup and all other jargon? Continue reading Lo and Behold- The Formula 1 Lingo!
Mclaren Honda, Sauber Ferrari, Force India Mercedes, Haas Ferrari, Williams Mercedes, Toro Rosso Ferrari, Sauber Ferrari- why do all these teams in Formula 1 have the name of another team at their end? It is quite simply because these are not ‘Works teams’ but ‘Customer teams’. So, what are Works teams and how are they different from Customer teams? Continue reading The Constructors’ Melange!
Is it always the fastest car that wins the race? Is it just about speed, power and a driver’s skills? Absolutely not. Continue reading En Garde! The Strategies and the Points system of F1
…More than 30,000 tyres are used in a single season which is simply astonishing. By now, you would understand the importance of pit stops and before we get onto what happens in the race, I would like to explain the concept of tyres in F1… Continue reading The ‘Tyre’ing Strategies of Formula 1
….I cannot begin to describe the whirlwind of emotions you undergo when you are watching your favourite driver overtake someone at Eau Rouge of Spa Francorchamps Circuit. I hope to make you understand that there is more to F1 than just cars going around the track… Continue reading A New Era of Formula 1