Formel 1

Driver Quotes From Australian GP Practice

Todd McCandless | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

The conventional theory is that you can discern very little from winter testing and that notion carries over to the first practice session of the firs...

Caterham F1 Right-Size Their Expectations for 2013

Todd McCandless | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Expectations are always difficult things. Whether it is in your job, at home or on the track. Teams often feel positive about their chances and the results they'd like to see from their hard work and to those ends, they tend to offer positive thoughts regarding their expected results.

Cold Tires, 15 Points, a Title and a Gearbox Change

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Sport
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It all comes down to 15 points.

British Consul Gloats Over F1 in Texas

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

We could argue about the origin of Grand Prix racing and the French could have a very good case but in modern times there is little question that the United Kingdom is the proper home of Formula One.

Perez Has a Score to Settle at Monaco

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Sergio Perez was having a drive of his life a year ago in Monaco. I was stunned at his pace around the principality and commented quite strongly how his performance made me a fan and showed a true sign of a man who will be a contender...then he hit the wall.

Is Alonso Obscuring Ferrari's Bigger Issues?

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Is it tires? Is it aerodynamics? The short answer...it's both. Ferrari may have an aerodynamic focus, like all teams, and a real struggle managing the new Pirelli tires, like all teams, but perhaps the biggest delta in performance is what is happening behind the scenes in Maranello that is creating the lack of pace and Fry says this has to change.

Hamilton Gets Management Boost With Coton

Todd McCandless | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton faces a challenging season like all the drivers on the 2012 Formula One grid. Hamilton has a new look to his management ...

NASCAR Facing F1-Style Cash Woes and Paying Drivers

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

Let's face it, times are tough. The economic situation has just about every corner of life reeling with uncertainty and motor sport is no different. W...

Ecclestone Answers Austin GP: 'They Haven't Got the Money'

Todd McCandless | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

The Circuit of the Americas group offered a press release earlier today stating they have proffered a contract to Formula One Management's (FOM) Bernie Ecclestone that was inclusive of the initial payment for sanctioning fees to host the race in Austin in 2012 should the F1 boss agree to it.

Lotus Renault: 'Bold Failure' Justifies Petrov's Bold Rebuke

Todd McCandless | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

No one expects them to make a leap from where they are now to winning the title in 2012 and if they can do it, then good for them but perhaps prudence is a better strategy and patient building upon a solid design and solid driver lineup will reap bigger rewards over the next two years in which they can build.

Austin GP Set for Ignominy

Todd McCandless | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

Several months ago a new venture in Austin Texas was announced. Formula One would return to America. The excitement was tempered with a heavy dose of skepticism because few knew who Tavo Hellmund was and we'd just survived the failed USF1 team's still-birth.

Why Sebastian Vettel Should be Your Investment Broker

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

Let's face it, India has a Formula One race because it has potential for economic growth, marketing appeal and someone over there had a wad of cash to invest in a purpose-built circuit in the Noida region in which to hold an inaugural race. Dust, dogs, bats, mice and more all congealed to make last Sunday's race one for the history books.

Is a 20+ Race Schedule a Bridge Too Far for F1?

Todd McCandless | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

With the announcement of the new Grand Prix of America in New Jersey for 2013, the focus gets narrower as McLaren's Martin Whitmarsh shares his concer...

India Hopeful, Korea Fearful of F1 Future

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK
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As we close a chapter on the Korean Grand Prix and head directly to the heart of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, there are lingering questions about ...

What does Jenson Button deal really mean?

Todd McCandless | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

McLaren is Lewis Hamilton's team. It has been that way since the amicable--sort of--departure of two-time champion Fernando Alonso at the end of the ...

Why you're both wrong about Lewis Hamilton

Todd McCandless | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

For better or worse, the talk on Monday has been centered on the dust-up between Ferrari's Felipe Massa and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton. To be honest, I ...

Is Formula One fading...one circuit at a time?

Todd McCandless | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

The future of Formula One racing could change in the next few months. The Concorde Agreement, which governs the sport's teams (FOTA), regulatory body...

The Reason for Webber's Poor Starts in 2011?

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

Reading James Allen's story about the poor starts for Mark Webber in 2011 gave some perspective at why Red Bull Racing's Mark Webber has been mired wi...

Pirelli Release the 'Camber Cops' in Monza

Todd McCandless | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK
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This weekend's Italian Grand Prix in Monza has a lingering safety concern--the blistering and camber settings the teams choose are being closely monit...

Force India's Sutil, Di Resta on Monza

Todd McCandless | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK
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Force India's Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta share their thoughts ahead of the Italian Grand Prix in Monza this weekend. The team has come off of a g...

Pirelli seek 2012 Regulation Change to Prevent Tire Waste

Todd McCandless | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

Pirelli tires are assessing their 2012 tire program for Formula One and more specifically they are looking for a tire regulation change from the teams...

Lotus Renault GP and Nick Heidfeld announce separation

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

Will there be life after Lotus Renault GP for Heidfeld? That question remains to be seen but many have suggested that perhaps the German series DTM or even the Le Mans series could be an intriguing racing series for a man who drives smoothly and scores points.