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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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Formula One – Understanding the New Rules

Sunday’s race ended with Vettel taking the pole and the top spot on the podium.  Hamilton brought up second spot, at times more than 16 seconds behind Vettel, and Vitaly Petrov came in third.  Webber was dumbfounded at coming in … Continue reading

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Formula One in the 2022 Season

All facets of racing go through various changes as the years roll by and I thought it would be interesting to take a look at a future that isn’t here yet, but could be.  A lot will happen in the … Continue reading

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Oh Boy, Turbo Power Back in F1!

      Yes, dear friends, turbochargers will be back in Formula One after a quarter century of absence.   Has it really been that long? In 2013 1.6 liter turbos are the mandated power plants that will replace the 2.4 liter … Continue reading

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Formula One Plea for Equality

Formula One regulations are often as changeable as US tax code and at times as difficult to fathom.  This year’s F1 season has been one of the most fun ones to watch with plenty of excitement and competitive spirits.  So … Continue reading

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USF1

It hit the news today – there will be a Formula 1 effort out of Charlotte, NC.  Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor had an interview today on the Speed channel.  Looks like a two car team for 2010.  Anderson is … Continue reading

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Car Movies – Paris 1976 in a Ferrari

Decades prior to Getaway in Stockhom Claude Lelouch put a camera on the nose of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a Formula 1 driver take it at high speed through the morning streets of Paris.  At times reaching 140 … Continue reading

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