Thoughts on the 70th Anniversary GP

Formula 1 celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sunday with a Grand Prix at Silverstone, scene of the first ever World Championship race in 1950. The race was won by Max Verstappen, with Lewis Hamilton second and Valtteri Bottas third. The race was notable in many respects, a few of which I'll cover here. Max Verstappen... Continue Reading →

Alonso’s unfortunate career moves

Fernando Alonso is one of the top drivers in Formula 1 at present, perhaps ever. And yet he has not won the Drivers' Championship since 2006. Why not? I think it's largely the result of repeatedly being in the wrong team at the wrong time. Consider Alonso's career moves since starting in Formula 1. His... Continue Reading →

Vettel’s nonsensical reprimand in India

Sebastian Vettel secured his fourth consecutive World Drivers' Championship last weekend in India, winning the race in commanding fashion and underlining just how dominant he is at this stage of his career. After the race, he celebrated by doing doughnuts on the start-finish straight. His celebrations earned him a reprimand from the stewards, who also... Continue Reading →

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