2015 NASCAR Race at Phoenix
After spending my morning overlooking Grandview Point at the Grand Canyon, I … Continue reading
Vettel and Multi 21 – RedBull problem, or F1 problem?
The debate on Team Orders in F1 is as old as Team … Continue reading
My time with Marussia F1 Team in Canada
As is now known, the 2012 Marussia-Cosworth MR01 will be featured in … Continue reading
Lime Rock Park in rFactor2
Lime Rock is one of those race tracks that I could quite … Continue reading
Racing fans know everything
In the week heading into the final race of the 2012 IndyCar season, young British driver Mike Conway told his team he no longer wanted to race on ovals. His team replaced him, rightly so, and Mike is without a ride.
Last weekend, at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr suffered a possible second concussion of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. After discussion with doctors, and his team owner, Dale is set to sit out two races, or however many it takes for him to recover.
Both of those drivers have something in common: They were both attacked, mocked and insulted by racing fans for their decision. Continue reading
A Very Long Weekend
The last driver to die at the wheel of a Formula One car (or rather, from smoke inhalation over a day later in hospital) was Elio de Angelis in 1986. Although I was watching Formula One in 1986, I never saw Elio’s crash because it didn’t happen in a race. The last death to be broadcast on live TV was actually Riccardo Paletti in 1982, who died with his mother watching from the grandstand, unable to breathe, so I understand, while trapped at the chest and slowly asphyxiated by fire retardant.
After 1986, eight years of near-misses and miracles followed after the loss of Elio, until that tragic weekend at Imola in 1994. Continue reading
It’s easy to say this now…
Dan Wheldon passed away yesterday after a horrible crash in the IndyCar … Continue reading
Autosport (2006) Photo Gallery
These photos were taken back in 2006 at the Autosport Show. There’s … Continue reading