Category Archives: F1

Formula 1 for 2015–what???

Formula 1 is never without controversy, but this past weekend leads one to wonder – what’s the point? I can understand that Mercedes is enjoying being top dog.  Who wouldn’t?  But to dominate to such a degree and block all … Continue reading

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Formula One–Please un-confuse me

I have been a long-time fan of Formula 1.  I lived through the sixties with the no-seatbelt and drivers surrounded by fuel tank era.  I lived through the seventies with the wobbly wings attached directly to the suspension and the … Continue reading

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Ken Block vs. Lewis Hamilton

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The New 2014 Formula One Season

The changes to F1 this year are enormous.  Smaller turbo engines and a completely new ERS (energy recovery systems) that mean far different braking, and much more torque.  The aerodynamics have been changed with smaller front wings, DRS (drag recovery … Continue reading

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Red Bull–How it designs its winning F1 cars

Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel have become just about unbeatable this season as well as the past three.  Next year is a year of big change in Formula One with 1.6 liter turbocharged engines being the new power plant.  The … Continue reading

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Can Formula One Drivers Build Their Car?

Here is Jensen Button and Louis Hamilton being left on their own to put their F1 car together – better them than me!

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