1. Edition 2: Spa-Francorchamps: My Thoughts On The Belgain Grand Prix

    A drivers look at the track Eau Rouge. La Source. Blanchimont. Pouhon. These names are etched into the folklore, the whole fabric of Formula One. It can only be one circuit. Spa Francorchamps...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  2. Edition 1: Valencia: My Thoughts On The European GP

    With the end of the season in sight and with a few drivers still in with a shout, I have decided to put together a series of articles with a bit of info on the track, with a difference, being ...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 81 reads 2 comments

  3. Why, Oh! Why Is No-One Looking To Anthony Davidson?

    On April 18th 1979 a young boy was born in the ever so exciting exciting English town of Hemel Hempstead. 1987 arrives. Said young boy takes up Karting...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 124 reads 9 comments

  4. Ferrari To Pay Off Kimi. Reports Emerge. Spain Rejoices!

    Funny thing this photo. Bernie slipping Kimi his big payoff ? Nando in the wings waiting in line for his Ferrari contract? 2010? Nope. 2009...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 156 reads 10 comments

  5. Mark Webber Signs New Deal With RBR For 2010: Thoroughly Deserved!

    Red Bull Racing have become the first Formula One team to have definitively confirmed their drivers for the 2010 season by announcing that they have signed a new deal with their Australian Star, Mark Webber...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 64 reads 1 comments

  6. Jaime Alguersuari: Is He Just Too Inexperienced To Be On an F1 Grid?

    Now. Assuming all the stories are correct and that young Jaime does get to replace Sebastien Bourdais in the STR, and it seems that his 2 Spanish Sponsors, La Caixa and Repsol, have ...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 49 reads 3 comments

  7. Sebastien Loeb: Confirmed for Toro Rosso for Abu Dhabi, 2010 Very Likely

    Autosport is headlining the story that Sebastien Loeb will drive for Toro Rosso at the season finale in Abu Dhabi, with the whole 2010 season being on the cards too...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  8. The German GP Trials and Tribulations Of a Mark Webber Fan

    Friday Sneakily log onto the BBC website at work and minimize, waiting for the interactive to come on for 1st practice. 1st Practice. Excellent start. Fastest. Admit to self that it means nothing as yet but all in all quite satisfying...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 87 reads 13 comments

  9. Tony George Resigns As CEO of IMS: What Now For F1 In the USA?

    Whilst I'm not a fan of the current Indianapolis Motor Speedway's F1 circuit as it's much too Mickey Mouse in the infield, the news that's emerging that Tony George has resigned as CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway does worry me...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 150 reads 3 comments

  10. Ferrari To Announce Alonso at Monza Claim Reports

    It may be a surprise to anyone but.... The first reports are now saying that Ferrari will announce that Fernando Alonso will be driving for the Scuderia as of 2010...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 140 reads 8 comments

  11. FOTA: Scrapping Budget Cap Could Stop New Teams

    Well well well...Nick Fry, CEO of Brawn GP has now admitted what most of us were wondering about. The scrapping of the £40 million budget cap may have a negative effect on the three new teams set to join the grid for next season...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about 5 years ago 102 reads 19 comments

  12. The BBC Coverage of F1: What a Revelation!

    So, here we are eight races into the 2009 season, and that means eight races into the BBC's coverage of the sport after several years on ITV, and what a vast improvement it is! It has taken ...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about over 5 years ago 174 reads 3 comments

  13. Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel: A Great Combo Making Each Other Drive Better

    Red Bull Racing 2009. At the beginning of this season, many observers viewed the forthcoming RBR driver lineup with delicious anticipation: Mark Webber, the veteran Aussie who never ...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about over 5 years ago 230 reads 11 comments

  14. Mark Webber and The Prima Donna

    Well Hello to one and all! I’m Back! Work commitments have just been so huge, that I have not been able to spare any time to this lovely site, so I’m forcing myself! ...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about over 5 years ago 374 reads 52 comments

  15. Sebastien Bourdais Claims that Money Can Buy His Ride

    Sebastien Bourdais has today come up with some interesting little gems, that somehow to me smack slightly of sour grapes, although I can't really read the situation...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 147 reads 4 comments

  16. Top Driver 2008 Poll Results Published: Very Interesting Reading!

    I know it's a hard time with everyone with some 130 days until first practice...and the news is a little slow, but I will continue to plough my contacts for news! So, the annual Yahoo! and Crash...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 345 reads 8 comments

  17. Toro Rosso: We Wanted Juan Pablo Montoya For 2009!

    Franz Tost, Team Principal of Scuderia Toro Rosso, has just revealed the driver that he wanted to replace Sebastien Vettel for the 2009 Season—It was none other than the feisty Colombian, Juan Pablo Montoya...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 843 reads 5 comments

  18. Revealed: The Ingredient To Renaults' "Magic Dust"—Hot Tyres!

    At the beginning of this season, Renault F1 had a problem. The R28 was a dog. Even someone as great as Fernando Alonso could not get the awful thing into Q3 very often and if he did, the poor thing expired with the effort of it all...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 584 reads 16 comments

  19. Driving In The Wet On Slicks. A Driver's Viewpoint. Reality

    OK. Now with some people throwing mud and making wild and positively stupid accusations about Timo Glock and that incident, I just wanted to put some perspective on this with some REAL feedback about driving a racing car in the rain...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 563 reads 41 comments

  20. Felipe Massa: Showing True Honour In Defeat

    Firstly let me apologise for the brevity of this article. It's just something that struck a chord within me having just watched that amazing race, and I just had to say it...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 1,635 reads 18 comments

  21. Fernando Alonso: Almost Time To End The Silly Season Rumourmill

    At last. It seems that Fernando has made up his mind. He will announce his plans for 2009 after this race. Reports are saying that he is "very happy" with his plans for next year (the "very happy" bit does always remind me of Fisi!)...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 149 reads 1 comments

  22. Canadian Grand Prix: Light at The End Of The Tunnel?

    After a meeting on Thursday with Bernie Ecclestone, it seems that there may be some light at the end of the tunnel for the Canadian Grand Prix...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 259 reads 6 comments

  23. BBC Reports Agreement Reached On Engine Costs and Supplies To Other F1 Teams

    According to the BBC, it has just been announced that an agreement has been reached between the FIA and certain teams, who wish to remain anonymous, to make it cheaper for independent teams to buy engines...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  24. Engine Standardization: Remember The Cosworth DFV

    Grand Prix career: 1967-1983 Grands Prix wins: 155 Which driver is this? Well, almost! During the years 1967 to 1983 the Ford Cosworth DFV 3...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 367 reads 6 comments

  25. Mark Webber. Is He The Chris Amon Of The Noughties? I Hope Not!

    Between the Monaco Grand Prix of 1963 and the Canadian Grand Prix of 1976, a New Zealander by the name of Chris Amon was at the sharp end of the Formula One Grid...

    Mike Wilkins Written by Mike Wilkins about almost 6 years ago 161 reads 0 comments