will #Smoke rise again? #NASCAR

Accidents happen in motorsport, people get hurt and some are killed. That is a fact of life and, whilst we try and minimise that risk in today’s safety conscious society, it will always remain a risk. The loss of Kevin Ward jr the other week has started a storm on social media that defies belief. There are polarised views and although some voices of reason have tried to take a balanced view mob hysteria is rampant.  Continue reading

more on the standing re-start for #F1

Given the desire to have standing restarts, even if Bernie is now saying that they won’t, why wait for the random element of the safety car? Continue reading

Flavio to help improve the show? Eek! #F1 #NASCAR

News that the flamboyant Italian might be appointed to spice up F1 should send a shiver through the true fan, and not just because this is a man whose team was found guilty of race fixing. Continue reading

Is Lewis taking on Murray Walker’s mantle? #F1

Dear old Muddly Talker used to drop the odd vocal bloomer in his enthusiasm and his commentaries were all the better for them and those occasional faux pax are sadly missed, but perhaps we have a successor arising from the ranks of the drivers. Continue reading

Fricking Stupid #F1 #FRIC

So not content with the dumb idea of standing re-starts we now have the ridiculous situation of F1’s rulers decision on the legality, or otherwise, of FRIC systems. Continue reading

Musings from America #NASCAR #Indycar

News from my second home of America cheered me after the shambles at Silverstone. Continue reading

Musings on Silverstone #BritishGP

The time it took to fix the barrier after Kimi went off on the first lap at the British GP was an embarrassment and for the first time I felt a kinship with Bernie over his periodic threats to take the race away. Continue reading

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