End of the road for Schumacher

Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix marks the end of the 2012 Formula One season, and with it the end of the most remarkable career in the history of the sport. Michael Schumacher is retiring, this time for good. Schumacher's stats leading up to his final race are: Grands Prix: 307 World Championships: 7 (1994-1995, 2000-2004) Wins:... Continue Reading →

Pic tops FP2 at Spa

Rain can play havoc with the time-sheets, and today was no exception. Free Practice 2 was so wet that only 10 drivers set laptimes, and all of those laps were finished after the chequered flag fell. When the spray settled, Marussia's Charles Pic emerged quickest. Practice times are normally difficult to interpret, as the top... Continue Reading →

Driving in the wet

On Saturday, I had my first wet weather racing experience. A 125 superkart, slick tyres, and a very wet Killarney race-track in the morning presented a somewhat steep learning curve. The kart is small and the track is big, which makes avoiding the large puddles quite easy. So aquaplaning was not a problem. The major issue... Continue Reading →

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