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November 12, 2014 6:54 PM

F1 » F1: Webber to Button: Get on with it!

otto6457: I'm so tired of all the nonsense in F1 that the WEC looks better all the time. Jensen could do a lot worse than joining Weber at Porsche. The WEC race at COTA was more fun than the F1 race at COTA.
I watched both F1 (2012) and WEC (this year) "live" at COTA - the WEC racing was infinitely better - in all aspects - than F1 - and that was the old incarnation, never mind the asthmatic sounding iterations we have trundling around now. I really hope he (JB) does make the move - and announces it just as McL tell the world he's staying!!!

Texas Roadhouse

October 23, 2014 1:50 PM
Last Edited 469 days ago

F1 » Caterham F1 staff locked out of factory

Substitute the political climate then for the economic climate of today, and you have a not dissimilar scenario, comparing the "haves" & "have-nots". Caterham will not be the last team to fold, as they surely will. The house of cards is teetering on the brink of collapse. And I see that Monisha Kaltenborn has effectively said the same thing today.

Texas Roadhouse

October 23, 2014 1:48 PM
Last Edited 469 days ago

F1 » Caterham F1 staff locked out of factory

All a very sorry mess, and not a good advert for F1. Stories such as this (and Jules Bianchi's accident) are the ones picked up by mainstream media - hardly an incentive for new investment in any team, let alone Caterham. In a sense, the whole paddock should be taking a hard look at themselves - remember the reason behind Caterham's (and Marussia's) formation in the first place was the supposed budget cap - destroyed by the established teams (and aided by spankygate). In a way, this is almost a deja-vu situation going back 75 - 80 years - in the mid-late '30's you had two teams, Mercedes and Auto-Union, both state aided, with resources way beyond all the other entrants in the GP's of the day. But for the outbreak of war, one wonders how much longer that situation would have been able to persist. cont'd

Texas Roadhouse

October 23, 2014 2:05 PM

F1 » Haas F1 target ‘just surviving’

"Just maybe the guys at the back" - the way things are progressing, by the time his team hits the tracks (assuming they actually make it that far), those "at the back" are likely to be the teams presently well into today's midfield, all the slower teams having already folded/departed. Maybe he's coming to realise that just removing wings (fenders) and the roof doesn't turn a Nasbore car into an F1 car.

Texas Roadhouse

October 06, 2014 4:59 PM

F1 » Button: The FIA did a really good job

richard: wgian. the funny thing is that the race actually went ahead when the track was at its best. they were even talking about slicks! had it been earlier, the track conditions would have been far worse.
According to Will Buxton, NBC's reporter on the grid, the support races in the morning were dry. Why they could not have swapped the GP for them is beyond me (the excuse, apparently was "to allow fans to get to the circuit") - Japanese fans are like the Brits - they'll be at the circuit for the gates opening! He (Buxton) mentioned that the stands were packed right from the off. Maybe the FIA could, for the future, add a "Force Majeure" rule that would allow them to overrule the local organisers for certain situations such as this, when the likely conditions were known about several days in advance.

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