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April 09, 2014 2:34 PM
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F1 » Mercedes could have quit F1 over engines

Pr. Weber's comments provide yet another reason why Auto Manufacturers should NOT be involved in F1, either as a team, or even as an engine supplier. There are many examples over the decades of their coming and going purely to suit their own agendas, which have little, if nothing to do with the sport itself. Teams such as Williams, McLaren, Ferrari, Lotus/Benneton/Toleman, - even Toro Rosso in their Minardi origins - are there because it is their DNA, their Raison d'etre. The manufacturers' place is, more suitably, either in the various Touring Car, or Endurance Championships, where the technology has a relevance to road car development. Formula One is (or should be) a "pure" racing formula existing simply to produce the ultimate possibilities of a single-seater, open wheeled racing car. Ironically, the balance was probably just about right in the '60s where you had strong healthy championships in all those series.

Texas Roadhouse

April 07, 2014 7:13 PM

F1 » Schumacher ‘shows moments of consciousness’

Guys. I put that up simply to point to a professional viewpoint. Leaving aside his personality or language, his is, at least, the opinion of an experienced medical professional. I have no idea about (nor interest in) any agenda he may or may not have. Having said that, I have to say that his comments do seem to take a realistic viewpoint. As for what he might have to do with MS's treatment, well of course the answer is none. But remember that, as Prof. Watkins' assistant for those years, he knew Schumacher very well, infinitely better than any of us. I can't see why anyone would be disgusted by his comments - I don't think they are speculation, but an professionally informed opinion on the possible outcomes, some of which will not be those that any of us, including Hartstein, would want. MaddMe - I trust you don't refer to me as the troll above - I am just expressing my opinion without insult to others on here.

Texas Roadhouse

April 02, 2014 9:46 PM

F1 » Bahrain Grand Prix preview

COTA, being just outside Austin is on the edge of the Hill Country - and anyone who's been there (and it's a great city) will know that it certainly ain't flat. Yes, a lot of the elevation changes were man-made, however, as they also added viewing banking all around, it doesn't really look too artificial. The first GP, 2012 was a great weekend. Will be there for the MotoGP (then on to Midland, home of a certain former sportscar team based at Rattlesnake Raceway).

Texas Roadhouse

March 28, 2014 2:45 PM

F1 » Red Bull could risk FIA wrath again

Having backed themselves into a corner in the first place, the team are between a rock and a hard place. Whichever way they play it, they would lose. None of the other teams would side with RBR - that's all part of life in the piranha tank. As for Pirelli last year, that was totally down to the tyre failures at Silverstone. Had those not occurred, I doubt if they/FIA would have made changes - and, had that been the case, the latter part of the season would certainly have been more open (even the most diehard RBR fan would admit that - the team itself acknowledged as such).

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