Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category
25 Apr 2011: Ten questions for… Junior Open-Wheel Talent
Brits on Pole catches up with sports writer and motorsport blogger Ryan Stringfield of the Junior Open Wheel Talent blog.
22 May 2010: Bone-shaking and thrilling in about equal measure
For a moment, as the race began, everything went just perfectly. Slow get-aways by the two cars starting on the front row allowed me to shoot the gap between them and hare off into the distance.
28 Apr 2010: Opinion: Why we wish IndyCar would come to Britain
So there we were, sat high up in the grandstands at the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire, watching touring cars whizzing round part of the banking and onto the infield section, thinking to ourselves ‘we want to see this oval used properly‘. Champ Car came to Britain – isn’t it about time the IndyCar Series followed?
It had to happen, ever since the announcement in November that Mercedes had bought a controlling stake in Brawn GP. Any chance for fans to remain in denial any longer about the corporate German takeover of our plucky British privateers went out of the window on Monday with the official launch of the 2010 Mercedes Grand Prix car and its drivers.
25 Sep 2009: Guest post: Why junior formula racing matters
Ryan of the Junior Open-Wheel Talent blog explains for our readers why Formula One is great – but there’s so much more to being a racing fan.
Formula One risks being caught up by its rivals in the multi-million pound sports marketing battle – and could learn a thing or two from the commercial success of NASCAR, according to one expert working in the field.
19 Aug 2009: Q&A with Stuart Humm
Stuart Humm, who has responsibility for overseeing the commercial aspects of Shellâ€™s technical partnership with Ferrari, talks to Brits on Pole in depth about branding, sponsorship and driver management.