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Hamilton’s Forgettable Day in Hungary

Lewis sure has had a lot of luck this season. The problem is most of it has been the bad kind. The kind that has got to have him truly wondering if he has any shot left at staying in the hunt for the World Championship. Continue reading “Speed Saturday”

Benching Kimi

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The remains of Raikkonen's F14T James Moy Photography The remains of Raikkonen’s F14T
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Regardless of the condition of his ankle, I do not believe that Kimi Raikkonen should be on the grid for the German Grand Prix in two weeks time. The first lap incident which brought out the red flags in yesterday’s British Grand Prix was born of such staggering racing negligence, that I am truly of the opinion that the 2007 Formula 1 World Champion should be left at home to contemplate what could have been a far worse accident, resulting in far greater injuries than the bruised ankle he suffered.

Here are the facts. In the midst of a first lap battle, Kimi Raikkonen ran wide at Aintree corner. Using the vast asphalt run off, he kept his right foot planted so as not to lose too many positions. Maintaining racing speed, he drove back onto the track and into the pack…

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Fast Friday Post

Another F1 Friday and another session in which Mercedes is on top of the timesheets. Of course all the teams are shaking down their cars and finding setups, but with Lewis Hamilton faster today than Nico, it makes for the prelude to a great qualifying tomorrow in Hungary. Continue reading “Fast Friday Post”

The Unsung Heroes Of IndyCar

Just found your blog and enjoyed reading your latest post about IndyCar radio. Great stuff. Also been reading about Pippa Mann and did not even realize she’s in the booth. And Paul Page…did not know he was doing broadcasts either. Fully agree that not a single one of these personalities is going to be perfect, but Paul Page is a consummate professional and amazing at what he does.
Thanks for the post, a good read.
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Have you given a listen to the new & improved version of the IMS Radio Network this season? If not, perhaps you should.

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Why Did It Take So Long for Me to Watch Rush???

Looks Like James Hunt, No?
Looks Like James Hunt, No?

Ok, so I lose significant F1 fan points for not watching this movie sooner, and I will never let that happen again. Ron Howard’s epic take on the 1976 Formula One season gave me a reason to be older than I already am, as I was not yet born when this rivalry began between Continue reading “Why Did It Take So Long for Me to Watch Rush???”

Mercedes Strong in Austria

Nico Showing Strong in Austria – Mercedes AMG F1

Mercedes is showing that they are quick to resolve issues that may hold them back from winning races in this 2014 season. The Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid, in the hands of World Championship leader Nico Rosberg, continues to head the sister car of Lewis Hamilton, and did so at the historic racetrack in Spielberg, Austria. Continue reading “Mercedes Strong in Austria”

From the 2012 Vintage Race – What a Great Venue!

Just found a way to channel my love for F1 and Austin – putting them together in a new home to share the latest F1 news and happenings.  Can’t wait for the 2014 USGP F1 race.