Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

15 Dec 2008: Race of Champions: a fan’s-eye view

If you want to see serious wheel to wheel racing, go to Silverstone. If you want a fun day out, and to see (and hear) lots of different cars piloted by different drivers, then the Race of Champions is excellent value.

30 Nov 2008: Opinion: Why Turvey’s ambition may be his downfall

So, Brendon Hartley has got a shot at a F1 test with Red Bull. What does that mean for his overlooked Carlin team-mate, the UK’s Oliver Turvey? Is he still the new Lewis Hamilton? Or the new Mike Conway instead?

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…

20 Nov 2008: F1: Donington ‘not getting involved’ with fans’ concerns

Does the Donington Park planning delay matter? Probably no, not much – but what matter an awful lot more are the attitudes revealed in these latest exchanges.

13 Nov 2008: Opinion: What more can Danny Watts do to prove himself?

What? You mean A1 Team Great Britain hasn’t immediately signed up double-podium-sitting Danny Watts for the whole of the rest of the 2008/09 season? Come on, Katie Clements! Give the guy the drive…

3 Nov 2008: Opinion: Dramatic championship climax showcases best and worst of F1

Felipe Massa won the Brazilian Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton the drivers’ championship on a day full of sporting drama – but a day, also, where the bigots, the gloaters and the conspiracy theorists were out in force.

16 Oct 2008: Opinion: what F1 has in common with pro wrestling

Dodgy penalties and unclear regulations mean that Formula One increasingly resembles the scripted ‘sports entertainment’ of American professional wrestling. Is this really what the future holds?

8 Sep 2007: Opinion: Ferrari stands in glass house, hurling stones

Time for a few blunt words on the subject of the escalating McLaren-Ferrari feud. Brits on Pole has a pretty good idea where it stands on this one – and it’s nowhere near the Scuderia.

 
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