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Tag: Ferrari

The Silver Surfer: British Grand Prix Qualifying Review

The silver surfer, the Shetland pony, the Finger and a bit of sunshine thrown in. Silverstone is going shake things up, says Nikki Grubb-Clarke The British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Ooo, it sends a shiver down the spine. This is the track where Ayrton hitched a ride on Mansell’s sidepod. The track where The Evil… Read More ›

Home Run: The Spanish Grand Prix

By Nikki Grubb-Clarke We go into the Spanish Grand Prix being told about the tradition of the race. A race almost always won from poll. In its 20+-year history, you can count on one hand the number of times when, in good weather, the race has not been won from the front row. But this is… Read More ›

[NEWS] RIP Franco Gozzi

Ferrari today lost one of its greatest stalwarts, Franco Gozzi, a man who was a crucial part of the company’s history. He was 81. President Luca di Montezemolo said, “We have lost a key figure in the history of Ferrari. “My most abiding memory is of all the hours we spent together, talking about drivers… Read More ›

Totally Tyred Out

Have you recovered from last weekend’s racing day marathon? I haven’t, but I can’t wait for some more madness. Even as we get ready for our next instalment at the controversial Bahrain circuit, it’s time for my race review. Don’t groan. I promise not to give you a blow-by-blow, just a few highlights, that’s all…. Read More ›

Three in One

My eyes are a little glazed over right now and I am probably a little cross-eyed to boot. One thing is for sure though I have race-addled brains. You can’t really blame me. I woke up this morning, and instead of indulging in an extended lie-in, watching re-runs of Supernatural (hey, it’s Sunday); I rushed… Read More ›

Playing Down Under

The 2012 season may have ended with a bang, but I must admit, I didn’t really think this season would be special. It almost felt like I was asking for too much. So, Sunday morning, I sent up a quick prayer for peace, patience and happiness – as I geared up for a race day… Read More ›

Uncovered!

If you think that the F1 season is still over a month away, think again. January rolled on to a stop, giving way to February and the madness started anew (Finally! I thought this winter break would never end). The teams unveiled their cars in a flurry of fireworks, amidst mystery and celebration. Lotus and… Read More ›

Lewis, Texas Ranger

“Oh no!” I groaned, looking at the calendar. “Oh no! Just one more race? Oh no!” It was past 2am on Monday morning. My eyes burned from staring unblinking at the computer, and I was a little light-headed. Now, that is what happens when you have a race in the wee hours of the morning…. Read More ›

Up Close and Personal

They say F1 is a TV sport. And perhaps, they are right, in a way. They say you can never see a complete race live on track. Perhaps they are right, in a way. They say there is no point in watching an F1 race live. They are absolutely dead wrong. Television only tells you… Read More ›

Winging It

I yawned and stretched, reaching for my gigantic mug of tea. Lady Luck was fast asleep, curled up on the astro turf. Lewis Hamilton came a bit too close. She glanced up and snarled. I bet she did. There can be no other reason. Because the next time I caught a glance of Lew-Lew, he… Read More ›