ROSBERG, HIS REPLACEMENT & MY TELEVISION DEBUT

In the build-up to the final Grand Prix of the year in Abu Dhabi little over a week ago, a live interview aired on Hungarian television in which an interviewee said: “I look forward to seeing what happens between those two [Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg} over the next few years”. Hungarian television is rarely…

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HAVE WILLIAMS FORGOTTEN HOW TO WIN?

It was the 14th of July, 1979, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and Alan Jones’ Williams FW07 had spluttered to a halt 30-laps shy of a seemingly assured first Grand Prix victory. Jones had started from pole-position, thanks largely to mighty strides with the improvement of the Williams’ ‘ground effect’ aerodynamics; almost overnight, Williams…

ROSBERG vs HAMILTON vs PROST vs SENNA

Comparing drivers from different eras is not something I like doing, largely because it’s an entirely futile exercise. The cars, the tracks, the challenges and the circumstances differ so greatly that comparisons carry very little merit. The racing was entirely different in the 1950s for example, to that of today. So how could you compare…

F1 2013

Forget – for just a moment – the likes of Vettel, Alonso and Hamilton and take a┬áminute to remember these two names because a bold claim follows; Nico Hulkenberg and Valtteri Bottas. These two will be World Champion one day. I have confidence that I will be proven correct in that prediction despite being aware…