racing ain’t what it used to be

When I first started to attend motor racing events back in 1968 it was pretty much all thrilling; the sounds and smells, the cars, the drivers and teams all made it a mgical experience and I loved it. Continue reading

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Success ballast in F1!

The suggestion that F1 might adopt success ballast is horrifying. Sure it works to enliven some series, in particular tin top racing, but surely not in F1. Continue reading

Stewart Haas to move to Ford in 2017

News that SHR are moving over to the Blue Oval comes as a bit of a shock, but with Smoke retired by then I suppose the one true objector will be out of the way. Continue reading

Is the #NASCAR Charter good news?

So NASCAR have, unsurprisingly, brought in a charter system for their premier series. This was widely expected, but is it good news for the fans? Continue reading

musings on the weekend’s racing 8/9 November 2014 #F1 #NASCAR

A few thoughts on Interlagos and Phoenix. Continue reading

should the #BTCC adopt a “showdown” format?

Please don’t even consider this. It has made a nonsense of NASCAR and has not place in serious motor sport. Continue reading

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

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