1. The 10 Drivers Who Really Deserve to be in F1

    With possibly 28 cars taking to the grid next season there has never been a better chance for a rookie to gain a seat in F1...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 5 years ago 757 reads 10 comments

  2. The Nightmare That Is KERS

    Sometimes F1 confuses me. Recent examples would be the recent steward interventions, the introduction of the winner takes all points system, and Max Mosley's recent assurances that F1 does not need Ferrari...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 5 years ago 484 reads 6 comments

  3. New Formula 1 Points System Set To Be Scrapped

    In a surprising turn of events, it has been recently announced that the new Formula 1 points system is likely to be deferred until 2010...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 5 years ago 276 reads 5 comments

  4. New Formula One Points System: Not Such a Bad Idea

    The news came today that a new points system will be implemented from the start of the 2009 F1 season. While it will use the 10-8-6-etc. structure of the previous iteration, the raw number of wins of a driver will now decide the championship...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 5 years ago 408 reads 14 comments

  5. Giorgio Pantano: Forgotton But Not Gone

    F1 (and indeed motorsport in general) is not a forgiving profession. Most talented, young drivers fall far short before they are given the chance to form a successful career...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about almost 6 years ago 590 reads 2 comments

  6. Vijay Mallya, Force India: Will McLaren Partnership Push Them Forward?

    The team which will be looking to 2009 with the most optimism will be Force India. With their new collaboration with McLaren, the removal of Mike Gascoyne and Colin Kolles from management, and ...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 568 reads 5 comments

  7. F1 Racing Officially Ugly!

    Today, Williams unveiled its wing package for the 2009 season, and I have to say, it isn't a looker. True, F1 cars have grown increasingly complex and vulgar with their shark fins, pieces on ...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 1,243 reads 10 comments

  8. Constructors Rankings Part Two: The Top Five

    The continuation of my Constructors rankings, this time the top five. Note: To see the first part of this article click here 5. Toyota: Toyota used to be a bit of a joke until 2005...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 440 reads 5 comments

  9. Constructors Rankings 2008: The Tail End Of The Grid

    This was not only a great year for the drivers but also the constructors championship with new winners, a much closer midfield and up and coming teams punching above their weight. If you've read my previous two articles, it's pretty much the same system.

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 432 reads 9 comments

  10. Drivers Rankings Part 2: The Top 10 of 2008

    So I continue my countdown of the top 10 drivers of the year. If you want to see my first article, click on the hyperlink below: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/76590-drivers-rankings-2008-part-1-whos-lived-up-to-their-potential 10...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 411 reads 8 comments

  11. Formula 1 Driver Rankings: 2008

    The conclusion of the 2008 season provides a fitting time to reflect on a great year. With action, drama, emotion, controversy, and conflict smattered with a few classic races, the 2008 season has been a rollercoaster ride...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 1,204 reads 1 comments

  12. Timo Glock: The Spark of Potential

    There is no doubt in my mind who is the rookie of the season. If you can put an uncompetitive car fifth on the grid and not only maintain that position but improve on it, then you are a top driver...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 1,068 reads 17 comments

  13. Brazil GP Preview: Pressure Will Tell

    Going into the last race of the season neither Mclaren or Ferrari can relax. With both the drivers and constructors championships still up for grabs, neither team can afford to give points away to the other...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  14. Ferrari Threatens to Withdraw As Standardized Engines Loom

    In a surprising statement of aggression against the FIA, Ferrari says it would reconsider their involvement in the sport institute standardized engines...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 201 reads 5 comments

  15. Felipe Massa: Has He Won Over The Critics?

    It seems that you can't become a F1 legend in a season, but you can be condemned for life as a mediocre driver...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 637 reads 11 comments

  16. Heikki Kovalainen: The Disappointment Of The Season?

    Life is hard for anybody at the top of F1, but as Martin Brundle said during the Grand Prix today, don't expect any favours from the team if you mess up, but instead expect criticism to be thrown at you at every turn...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 791 reads 14 comments

  17. Honda: Will They Ever Get Their Act Together?

    One thing has gone under the radar this season, an issue which has been (quite rightly) overshadowed by the increasingly exciting and controversial championship battle, is the continuing demise of the Honda F1 team...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 377 reads 5 comments

  18. Can Robert Kubica Become 2008 Champion?

    With yet another poor race for Hamilton and Massa, Robert Kubica has now become a championship contender. With a fine second in Fuji today the Pole is just 12 points behind Lewis Hamilton in the championship and BMW Sauber are 14 points behind Ferrari...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 516 reads 5 comments

  19. Sato, Senna, Buemi, Bourdais: Who's the Best for Torro Rosso?

    With Sebastien Vettel leaving Torro Rosso for their bigger brother in 2009, Torro Rosso's most important issue is how to stabilise the improvement in the team from 2009 onwards...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 805 reads 10 comments

  20. Bourdais Vs. Massa: Who Was To Blame?

    After watching a fascinating Japanese Grand Prix I read on the news that Sebastien Bourdais had been penalised and had 25 seconds added to his race time. This was because he hit Felipe Massa when exiting the pitlane on lap 50...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 593 reads 14 comments

  21. Can Ferrari afford not to favour Felipe Massa?

    Apart from the Hamilton overtaking debacle, there was one other thing that was circulating around the F1 paddock (and websites) alike, would Ferrari finally decide to put all their ...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about 6 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  22. Nick Heidfeld, Formula One's Most Understated Man

    This weekend has shown that Ferrari are no longer the dominant force in this year's championship with a superb fightback by Lewis Hamilton to take his fourth win of the season...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 6 years ago 682 reads 3 comments

  23. Adrian Sutil's Inspiring Drive in Monaco Grand Prix

    Well, it seems my belief that Ferrari would dominate Monaco was mistaken, although after Saturday, it seemed my statement may been a reality. Overall it was a bad day for Ferrari....

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 6 years ago 912 reads 2 comments

  24. The Power of Ferrari will be Unassailable at Monaco

    The position is this: Ferrari are the dominant force in F1 at the moment. Two wins for Massa and two for Raikkonenleaves makes it four out of five for Ferrari. However the Turkish Grand Prix shed some doubt over this dominance...

    Alex Cowley Written by Alex Cowley about over 6 years ago 482 reads 2 comments