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What is wrong with Michael Schumacher?

May 10, 2011


For the first time since his comeback began last season, I’m beginning to seriously believe Michael Schumacher will neither complete nor make a success of it. After yet another frustrating race in Turkey, he told the media he was not getting the “big joy” from racing – surely the only reason he came back to […]

Have Mercedes found that elusive second?

March 11, 2011


Michael Schumacher and Mercedes have topped the time sheets in Barcelona as most teams finished their testing ahead of the 2011 Formula One season. The seven time world champion punched in a 1m 21.268s after the final round of updates was installed on the car, the fastest time in testing. It’s a real turn up […]

Mid season review part three: The front runners

August 27, 2010


In reality, there have been two championships contested this year with a major fight among the best drivers in the best cars taking all of the spoils. It’s been an extraordinary performance from several squads, putting most of the grid totally in the shade in any conditions. 1st Red Bull Racing – 312 points Adrian […]

Moveable rear wings are not needed and already dying

July 1, 2010


Proposals for the mad moveable rear wing appear to be struggling already, just days after being announced out of the blue. At today’s F1 Fans’ Forum, McLaren principal Martin Whitmarsh said the option was still open to not use the devices at all, while engineer Jock Clear, of Mercedes, argued the sport has to be […]

Discontent looming at Mercedes?

May 8, 2010


Nico Rosberg has claimed Mercedes have taken a step back with their upgraded car in Barcelona – while Michael Schumacher professed his approval of the changes. Rosberg said: “I came here thinking we could really put on a challenge but it hasn’t worked out. We have made a small step back.” But Schumacher said: “I […]