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15 Mar 2019

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The new Formula 1 season is upon us and it feels like the first day at school after the summer holidays.

Reunited with friends and recognizing faces you see nearly every day.

And then of course it’s the catch up chats that you have after many weeks away.

All 10 teams reun...

23 Sep 2018

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What is it with some F1 drivers? They are contracted to the same team but in reality it turns out that they simply can't get along with each other because of a personality clash. The term 'team mate' is a well known and often used term of endearment. The term can be br...

26 Aug 2018

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Hamilton's imperious saga as seen so far in 2018 got a feisty counter-punch by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel as racing resumed at Spa-Francorchamps after the mid-season halt. Seb Vettel's searing pace proved too good a match for Lewis Hamilton's Silver Arrow, putting his...

25 Aug 2018

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A Short Break Is Needed

Hello to all of those who might be following the F1AE blog, wherever you are reading from! Whilst the F1 season is now back on this weekend in Belgium, I regret to say that for the time being I will not be covering the races either on here or m...

16 Aug 2018

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This deal does not come as much of a shock, as it was rumoured that Sainz would be driving for the McLaren team well before Fernando Alonso announced his retirement on Tuesday. However, we now know that Carlos will in-fact be replacing his idol at the Woking team. Ther...

10 Jun 2018

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Despite actually being on holiday here in Canada; I have (due to my return flight timings tonight & long journey to the Grand Prix) been unable to travel from Toronto. I will make it up to myself by going to Silverstone this summer. However, I am as usual following to...

27 May 2018

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Every year I am dismayed by how many Formula 1 "fans" call for Monaco to adopt an altered circuit, or even worse, want the race to be axed from the calendar. The logic goes that the track is now too narrow for cars to over-take and so isn't fit for purpose. Well, sorry...

13 May 2018

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Hello to all you experts. As you might be aware, I have been writing reviews of races for about a year now over at Podium Posts, my personal site. There you can find my coverage of all the races of 2018 so far, the entire 2017 season and a few other miscellaneous posts...

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