by , 13th Mar 19 9:50 pm

How much do F1 drivers earn? That is the question. Lewis Hamilton is at the top of the F1 drivers earning peak. Hamilton commands a reputed $57m per year. Vettel is the second highest earning driver who commands a reputed $45m. And Ferrari can easily afford it. Daniel Ricciardo’s move from Red Bull to Renault […]

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by , 4th Mar 19 10:23 am

One can never criticise Ferrari because they are Ferrari. But even we were left slightly perplexed when the official Ferrari press release attempted to hypnotise us with “up is down and down is up”. The new F8 Tributo replaces the 488GTB. The F8 Tributo, which sounds like an ancient Roman Garrison, is the most powerful […]

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by , 1st Mar 19 2:08 pm

F1 winter testing is not as difficult to judge as one assumes. All you have to do is take last year’s pole position lap, use it as a reference point and compare it to winter test times. So last year Lewis Hamilton set a time of 1m16.1s at the Spanish Grand Prix. So far during […]

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by , 19th Feb 19 11:50 am

After covering 160 laps on day 1 of pre-season testing at Barcelona Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel set a marker for others to follow. Despite a spin early on Vettel set a benchmark time of 1:18.61 on medium compound tyres. But his time has to be taken into context. Lewis Hamilton set a qualifying time of […]

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by , 14th Jan 19 11:03 am

Driving sideways is a Chris Harris specialty. It’s a great skill to control a car as it gets sideways, the feeling is one of elation. Take the Mercedes Benz W124, the rear wheel drive Merc was easy to get sideways in damp/wet conditions. It made you feel like a rally driver. But driving sideways isn’t […]

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