Posts Tagged ‘Dietrich Mateschitz’

28 Nov 2008: Over the white line: Drivers to be confined to ping-pong

Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…

28 Apr 2008: F1: The Red Bull takeover proceeds apace…

When Red Bull Racing made its debut in F1 back in 2005, with more front than Dolly Parton and a motorhome big and flash enough to take on McLaren’s, jaws dropped. And everything the team did, from sending David Coulthard up onto the Monaco podium dressed in a sponsors’ Superman cloak, to encouraging its principal Christian Horner to jump naked into a swimming pool to celebrate the event, reinforced the impression that the sport now had a major new player on its hands.

6 Aug 2007: F1: Why B-teams are bad news for the Brits

We find ourselves, here at Brits On Pole, wondering whether the trend for manufacturers to stake out great chunks of F1 real estate by running a second team is really paying off – for either them or for their drivers.

 
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