1. Rating the F1 Team Principals Halfway Through the 2013 Season

    If you thought being a Formula One driver was a tough job, then spare a thought for the team principals. They not only have to manage the day to day demands of their drivers but also ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,500 reads 1 comments

  2. Ranking the Top 5 Drivers Currently Not in F1

    The question as to who are the best drivers currently not racing in Formula One is not an easy one to answer. Several variables and factors come into the equation...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,958 reads 5 comments

  3. The 10 Most Embarrassing F1 Media Stunts

    Whilst watching television the other day, I was painfully reminded why Formula 1 drivers really should just be on our screens doing their primary job of driving cars fast...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 24,809 reads 1 comments

  4. Ranking Formula 1's Biggest Egomaniacs

    I’ve been to enough Formula One paddocks on race day to know that the sport’s inner sanctum is a very exclusive club indeed...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 9,411 reads 7 comments

  5. Predicting the Weather for a Grand Prix: How Formula 1 Teams Plan for Rain

    While nothing is absolutely certain in the complex world of Formula One racing — not least which driver is going where for the 2014 season — some things in the sport never change...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,208 reads 1 comments

  6. Ranking the Top 10 Drivers of the 1980s

    In his column for BBC Sport on Monday, David Coulthard said that with Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen driving close to the top of their potential, we are now in a "golden era" of F1 driving...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,673 reads 6 comments

  7. Would Daniel Ricciardo Be a Success at Red Bull in 2014?

    It surely has been the worst kept secret in Formula 1; Daniel Ricciardo will partner Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull in 2014 and it will be announced in Monza next month...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,790 reads 5 comments

  8. Why Greenpeace Protest at Belgian Grand Prix Was Not Necessarily Anti-F1

    As Sebastian Vettel climbed to the top step of the podium to receive his Belgian Grand Prix winner's trophy, some eagle-eyed observers may have noticed a couple of small banners on the podium targeted against oil-giant Shell...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,538 reads 4 comments

  9. Formula 1 Paddock: Latest Gossip and Rumours

    Michelin set for 2014 return? Michelin is in talks with the FIA about becoming the official tyre supplier for 2014...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 2,720 reads 8 comments

  10. How Lewis Hamilton Can Get Even Better

    Lewis Hamilton ’s maiden victory for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix catapulted him firmly back into the world title race...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,041 reads 3 comments

  11. Top 5 Drives at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps

    One of the purest tests of driver skill on the Formula One calendar, the fabulous Spa-Francorchamps circuit has thrown up some absolute classics over the years since its inaugural race in 1950...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 678 reads 0 comments

  12. Formula 1 Paddock: Latest Gossip and Rumours

    Kimi Raikkonen admits to joining Ferrari Amid growing speculation that Red Bull are set to announce Daniel Ricciardo as Sebastian Vettel’s partner at the team for the ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 1,956 reads 1 comments

  13. Ranking the F1 Grid by Performance in First Half of 2013 Season

    During what has seemed to be an interminably long midseason break, I’ve been running through every driver on the grid and evaluating their performances over the course of the opening 10 races...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,008 reads 4 comments

  14. Midseason Report: Grading Marussia's Max Chilton

    Is Max Chilton really ready for Formula One? That was the question on many people’s lips before the opening weekend of the season in Australia...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 961 reads 0 comments

  15. Midseason Report: Grading Force India's Adrian Sutil

    Adrian Sutil is a controversial character to put it mildly. He spent a year away from the Formula 1 circus having been convicted of grievous bodily harm after a nightclub altercation with Lotus F1 shareholder Eric Lux ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 428 reads 0 comments

  16. Midseason Report: Grading McLaren's Sergio Perez

    During this midseason break that seems to have gone on for an eternity now, I’ ve been grading drivers out of 10 for their temperament, qualifying and racecraft ...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 693 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the Top 10 Iconic Helmet Designs in History

    Today’s Formula One cars incorporate numbers and different-coloured camera mountings to enable media and fans alike to tell drivers apart. But the easiest way to tell one driver apart from another has always been in the drivers' helmet designs...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 7,162 reads 2 comments

  18. Midseason Report: Grading Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg

    Formula One’s silly season is almost at an end and we’ll soon know the destinations of many drivers for the 2014 season...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 518 reads 3 comments

  19. F1 2013: Racing Legends to Appear on Video Game for First Time

    Formula 1 racing games have come a long way in the last 30 years or so. I can clearly remember my first one, the imaginatively named ‘Formula One Simulator’ by Mastertronic for my 48k ZX Spectrum (remember that rubber keyboard?)...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,992 reads 0 comments

  20. Midseason Report: Grading Williams Driver Pastor Maldonado

    Rewind just 15 months and the Williams F1 team was celebrating its first Formula One victory since 2004 and a certain Venezuelan’s first in the sport...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 679 reads 1 comments

  21. Ranking the Top 10 Lotus Drivers of All Time

    Lotus. Lovely, lovely Lotus. The team has a special place in my heart as my earliest Formula One memory was of Ayrton Senna driving the beautiful black and gold liveried JPS Lotus 98T...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,318 reads 3 comments

  22. Formula One: Breaking Down the Latest Gossip and Rumours from the Paddock

    Here is a recap of all the summer season rumours that have broken this week, including titbits from Ferrari, Sauber and even Baywatch.....

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 3,292 reads 0 comments

  23. Midseason Report: Grading Force India's Paul di Resta

    Make no mistake about it, 2013 is a massive season for Scotsman Paul di Resta as he enters his third full season as a Formula One driver...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 692 reads 1 comments

  24. Midseason Report: Grading Marussia's Jules Bianchi

    One of five rookies on the F1 grid for the 2013 season, Frenchman Jules Bianchi joined the Marussia team after finishing as the runner-up in the Formula Renault 3.5 series and acting as Force India ’s official reserve driver...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 461 reads 0 comments

  25. Midseason Report: Grading Kimi Raikkonen

    With 10 races gone and nine remaining in the 2013 season, Kimi Raikkonen is Sebastian Vettel’s closest challenger, albeit a seemingly vast 38 points behind...

    Fraser Masefield Written by Fraser Masefield about 1 year ago 2,977 reads 0 comments