Formula 1

Formula 1 commentator left with red face after saucy text appears on phone 0

Not exactly Nissan related but worth a share nonetheless. You can always count on your mates to seize any moment they can to embarass you. Unfortunately for Formula 1 TV pundit Ted Kravitz, the moment his pals chose came as he was displaying his smartphone to millions of viewers during the recent Brazilian Grand Prix(…)

Minardi: The worst Formula One team ever 0

Minardi. A name synonymous with Formula 1, but not for illustrious reasons. Never contenders, usually if you heard the name Minardi mentioned by Murray Walker et al during the commentary, it would be followed by either ‘retires’ or ‘engine failure’. Founded in 1979, the team first graced the Formula 1 circus in 1985 and found(…)

Renault working on completely new car for 2018 0

Renault has revealed it is working on a “completely new car” for the 2018 Formula 1 season. The halo cockpit protection device aside, there have been only minor tweaks to the aerodynamic rules following the 2017 overhaul of the rules. In preparation of what it hopes will be a serious assault on the Championship, Renault(…)

Formula One: The Worst Teams – Andrea Moda 0

For some reason, Italy has a more seasoned track record in producing rubbish Formula 1 teams than most other countries put together. The last couple of weeks have seen us pick over the bones of the monstrosities that were the Life and Coloni teams. This week our retrospective spotlight of mediocrity falls upon another short(…)

Prost believes Sainz will improve Renault performance 0

Formula 1 legend and Renault advisor Alain Prost believes Carlos Sainz Jr will help the team move to the next level of performance. The French team have borrowed Sainz from Red Bull until the end of 2020; the Spanish driver takes the place of Jolyon Palmer who has had an underwhelming season. Sainz Jr finished(…)

Formula One: The worst teams – Coloni 0

Number #08 – Coloni Continuing our look back upon some of Formula 1’s terrible teams of yesteryear, this week our spotlight falls upon a truly dreadful outfit that soldiered on from 1987 to 1991 despite only qualifying in 14 races out of 82. Coloni debuted at the 1987 Grand Prix, powered by an unreliable and(…)

Formula One: The worst teams 0

Continuing our look back at some of the worst teams to grace the hallowed tarmac of Formula 1, our retrospective today shines its less than illustrious spotlight on… Number #09 – Life The springy, upbeat name was the only positive for this stinker. The Life team was a total catastrophe from start to finish. The(…)

Renault ‘months ahead’ with 2018 Formula 1 engine 0

Renault has said that compared to this time last year, it is “months” ahead with its new F1 engine for the 2018 season, and has gone someway to solving the reliability issues that dogged the team in the current season. The 2017 season saw the French team make significant improvements with regards to engine performance,(…)

Formula One: The worst teams 0

Number #10 – Mastercard Lola With Lewis Hamilton tearing up the current F1 season in his all conquering Mercedes, we thought we’d take a moment for a retrospective look back at some of the less successful driver/team combinations, which were for one reason or another – absolutely awful. And they don’t get much worse than(…)

Palmer aiming to leave Renault on a high 0

Jolyon Palmer is aiming to end his season with Renault with “six of the best races” as he looks to secure a seat in Formula 1 for next season. Renault have announced Palmer is to be replaced by Carlos Sainz for the 2018 season and the Britain produced his best-ever finish, coming in 6th at(…)