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Tag: Michael Schumacher

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 ›

Welcome to India

“They aren’t being very subtle, are they,” Lady Luck said, settling down next to me and propping her feet up on my dashboard. I swerved and hit the brakes. “Hey, what are you doing here?” I asked, as an irritable driver honked behind me. “Oh, Sepang was done. They’re all in Phillip Island now,” she… Read More ›

Bye-Bye Baby

There are two kinds of people in F1 fandom – those who love Michael Schumacher, and I mean adore him from the very bottom of their heart, and those who don’t. I have always been pretty clear where I belong – in the latter group. The reasons are many. There is a litany of a… Read More ›

[News] I Had Scrambled Drivers For Breakfast

Remember how we started the F1 season? I know it’s a distant memory – it is for me. So much has happened since then. But remember the beginning? Our greatest heartache then, was those ugly-ass noses. I mean, for crying out loud. Wondering why I am bringing that up right now? Friday was supposed to… Read More ›

The Valencian Volte-Face

Every race has its moments. There have been many moments this season. And just when I thought things couldn’t get any more interesting…WHAM, it got super exciting. In my defence, it was Valencia, not an exciting track by a mile. But there I was, sitting in front of my television, shaking my fist at the… Read More ›

Montreal Magic

I was tired, grumpy, and decidedly lacklustre this Monday. But it was a small price to pay. After all, how many times in a year do you stay up past midnight to watch an F1 race? So while Delhi was asleep, waiting to ring in yet another Monday morning, I was wide-awake, yelling at the… Read More ›

Being Bullish in Monaco

If there is one circuit where a racer must set or break a record, it’s Monaco. If there is one circuit a racer must win, it’s Monaco. If there is one circuit, we the fans, absolutely must visit, it’s Monaco. If there is one circuit that continues to astound and confound, it’s Monaco. These are… Read More ›

This One’s For You, Lewis

We all have our favourites. We cheer for them, feel their losses, and celebrate their successes. That’s just how fans work. Though every once in a while, something changes. We find ourselves cheering for a rival. Not because we like him any better, or that we are changing loyalties. It’s because that rival sparkles and… Read More ›