Red Bull-________

Red Bull-Renault? Red Bull-Ferrari? Red Bull-Honda? At this moment in time, take your pick. This week Auto, Motor und Sport reported that Red Bull is close to a deal with Honda about supplying the team in 2016. This comes a few weeks after it was suggested that the team would potentially stay with Renault for […]

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2007 Japanese Grand Prix

The 2007 season saw some change as reigning world champion Fernando Alonso finally made his switch from Renault to McLaren. Kimi Raikkonen who had raced for McLaren the previous year was now at Ferrari having replaced Michael Schumacher who had retired. The season developed into fights off the track as McLaren were found guilty in […]

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2005 Japanese Grand Prix

After seasons of Ferrari dominance the form book was changed as Renault and McLaren contested for the Constructors Championship, whilst their two main drivers, Fernando Alonso (Renault) and Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren) battled for the Drivers’ title. Going into the Event Fernando Alonso had clinched his first title at the previous round in Brazil by finishing […]

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1990 Japanese Grand Prix

The second race in the feature is the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix, which has entered Formula One folklore. The 1990 season, once again saw Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, who was now at Ferrari, battle for the drivers championship. Going into the event The previous round was in Spain and had been won by Prost […]

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1976 Japanese Grand Prix

The first championship event to be held in Japan was in 1976 which is also the first in the feature. Despite being currently held at Suzuka, which has hosted the most Japanese Grand Prix’s, the first race was held in Fuji where it was all about Briton’s James Hunt and Austria’s Niki Lauda. The 1976 […]

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Misconceptions

The 1980’s was the golden age of Formula One when Mansell, Piquet, Prost and Senna to name a few graced the sport and when the cars had turbo charged monsters in the back, right? Maybe not. Over the past few weeks both Nico Rosberg and Felipe Massa have defended the current state of Formula One, […]

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Austrian Grand Prix

The next round on the Formula One calendar is Austria which returned last year after a ten year hiatus. The Grand Prix first appeared on the calendar in 1964 having originally been run as a non-championship event in 1963. Although the 1963 and 1964 races were held at Zeltweg Airfield instead of the current Österreichring.

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F1 and other racing series

Nico Hulkenberg managed to grab some of the headlines during the weekend as he won at Le Mans with Porsche. It is interesting to think that Jenson Button or Fernando Alonso could have been in the #19 Porsche instead. But that raises an intriguing topic of discussion of team bosses in Formula One allowing their […]

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