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Being good at what you do, Formula 1 edition

Sergio Perez (mentioned back when his career looked like it was ending) showed yesterday why he still belongs in Formula 1, though I am sure that a 7-time world champion had a different view. A view that certainly included a … Continue reading

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Finally, they will leave him alone

9 years after his impressive win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, they will finally leave Kimi Räikkönen alone. During the race his race engineer kept him updated on competitors and the state of the car and Räikkönen brushed him … Continue reading

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Formula 1 with subtitles

Someone apparently turned on subtitles for Formula 1:                          

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Mechanics

The Formula 1 mechanics are famous for their quick tire changes: (Youtube) But I admit that I am also impressed by this repair job on a rally car that is – slightly – damaged: (Youtube)           … Continue reading

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67G acceleration

Romain Grosjean’s terrifying crash at the Formula 1 race at Bahrain in 2020 caused him to experience, momentarily, a deceleration of about 67G. (Youtube) I continue to be impressed with the quality of the protective gear in the highest class … Continue reading

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F1: Why the Sakhir GP must be the future, not the Bahrain GP

I’ve followed Formula One for more than 30 years and I know that sometimes we have seasons that are boring. 2020 has been one of those, as one of the absolutely best drivers of all time is in the superior … Continue reading

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I think Ferrari hired the wrong McLaren driver

The first two races in the shortened 2020 championship, the Austrian Grand Prix and the Styrian Grand Prix, shows that McLaren has found their form. But it also shows that their driver, Lando Norris, is worth holding on to. The … Continue reading

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Formula 1

As any other big sport Formula 1 was hit by the pandemic and the season opening postponed. Now they are soon starting up with a heavily revised and still not complete calendar and as it is one of the few … Continue reading

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Williams and Formula 1

Williams make fast cars. The only cars faster are Formula 1 cars. But I liked the documentary about Sir Frank Williams, “Williams“.

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Yeah, I’m OK

This very short video analysis of Ericsson’s crash at the free practice before the Formula 1 GP at Monza, followed by his “Yeah, I’m OK”, shows the incredible safety of those cars: (Youtube)

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