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RIP Formula 1

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Sport
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

We are no longer watching Formula 1, rather we are watching a hyped version of Formula Ford, but where the drivers cannot take risks and the tactics of refuelling have been abolished. F1 has always been about money, speed and risk taking, so why not bring it back to the good old days?

LOOK: Celebrate Jenson Button's 250 GP With 250 Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport

Jenson Button will reach a major milestone on Sunday when he becomes only the fifth man in Formula 1 history to start 250 grands prix. Britain's 10...

Positive News On Schumacher

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport

Michael Schumacher is showing signs of improvement three months after he was placed in a coma following a skiing accident. The news came from the f...

'Awake!' German Magazine Slammed Over Misleading Schumacher Headline

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Michael Schumacher fans have bombarded a German magazine with complaints after its front page featured a picture of the Formula 1 legend and his wife,...

LOOK: 'Underestimate Us At Your Peril' Warns Honda BTCC Duo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport

Honda have given a warning to their British Touring Car Championship rivals after a record-breaking weekend for their new car at Brands Hatch. The ...

LOOK: Meeke 'Frustrated' After Rally Mexico

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport

Kris Meeke has admitted to being left "frustrated" after crashing out of Rally Mexico and resolved to "stay out of trouble" when the World Rally Champ...

LOOK: Webber Pleased As Porsche Top WEC Test At Paul Ricard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has hailed Porsche's two-day test session at the Paul Ricard circuit for the FIA World Endurance Championship as "...

Thumbs Up: Hamilton Wins Malaysian Grand Prix (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton's 100th points finish of his Formula One career proved to be a comfortable lights-to-flag win of the Malaysian Grand Prix. It was a ...

LOOK: WEC Countdown Begins As Porsche, Audi And Toyota Square Up

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

The gloves are nearly off in the FIA World Endurance Championship as the teams size each other up for the first time af the official 'Prologue' test d...

'It Is What It Is' - Hamilton Opens Up About F1 Engine Row

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton insists Formula 1 is "still cool" in spite of the changes for 2014 following the row over engine noise - or lack of - at the Australian...

LOOK: Rosberg Sets Pace In Malaysian GP Practice

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 championship leader Nico Rosberg has set the pace ahead of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix after putting down the fastest time in second pract...

'The New Sound Is S**t' - Vettel Slates New F1

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has slated the sport's new sound, describing it as "shit". Malaysian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel Says ...

'It's Bad For The Sport' - Vettel Slams Ricciardo Disqualification

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification at the Australian Grand Prix is "bad for th...

LOOK: Stars Come Out For Laureus Sports Awards But Who Won?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has another award to add to his burgeoning trophy cabinet after being named World Sportsman of the Year at t...

'Serious Lapses In Judgement' In Care Of Schumacher

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Sport

Doctors demonstrated "serious lapses in judgement" in the care of former Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, according to former F1 doctor, G...

F1 Races Could Be Lost Because Of Noise 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 races could be lost because of the quieter engines that have been introduced this year, the promoter of the Australian Grand Prix has warned...

Are The Cracks Beginning To Show At Red Bull Over F1?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

One bad race doesn't make a bad Formula 1 season but the waves from Red Bull's poor Australian Grand Prix continue to ripple outwards as they prepare ...

LOOK: Happy Birthday, Ayrton Senna

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

It's nearly 20 years years since his untimely death at the San Marino Grand Prix but Ayrton Senna is still very much in the public consciousness - and...

Reigning BTCC Champion Frustrated With Final Pre-Season Test

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Sport

Reigning British Touring Car champion Andrew Jordan was left frustrated after the final pre-season test in spite of finishing the day top of the timin...

Who Wins The Noise War - F1 2013 Or F1 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

After Benie Ecclestone expressed how "horrified" he was at the lack of noise from this year's Formula 1 cars, questions are being asked about what can...

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LOOK: Matt Neal Expects 'Chaos' At BTCC Opener

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

“It’s going to kick off at some point, there's going to be some chaos. After first qualifying, I reckon there’s going to be some fights breaking...

Ecclestone 'Horrified' At Quieter F1 And Could Initiate Legal Change

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Australian Grand Prix chief Ron Walker claims Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone was "horrified" at the sport's new quieter era - which could lead ...

Red Bull To Appeal Against Ricciardo's Disqualification

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has slated the FIA's fuel-sensoring equipment that cost Daniel Ricciardo the runner-up spot in his home Austr...

LOOK: Rosberg Dominates Australian GP To Win Season Opener

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Sport

UPDATE 16/03 15:28: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been disqualified for breaching fuel consumption rules. His team say they will appeal. Nico Ro...

Hamilton Takes Pole In Australia While Vettel Flounders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 32nd Formula 1 pole of his career when he topped the qualifying times for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. In a s...