1. Top 10 Strange-Looking Formula 1 Cars of All Time

    Formula One has seen some fantastic-looking machines, such as the Lotus 49, but it has also featured some truly odd ones. This is a brief look at some of the more mad-looking vehicles that have graced the Formula One paddock throughout the years...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 2 years ago 20,769 reads 3 comments

  2. Stefan Bellof: One of the Fastest Drivers Ever

    The Monaco Grand Prix of 1984 is remembered for several reasons. Most people remember it for the horrendous weather and Ayrton Senna in the Toleman hunting down Alain Prost in the McLaren before the red flag fell...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 2 years ago 3,057 reads 0 comments

  3. The Demise of HRT: Joining the Ranks of so Many Minnows Before Them

    Had HRT entered Formula 1 20 years ago, they would have fit in a lot better than they did over their three-season life, which recently ended. The late '80s and early '90s were part of the golden age for teams with more optimism than cash...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 2 years ago 1,144 reads 1 comments

  4. Michael Schumacher: The Human Side of the Great German

    It would be very easy for me now, to write a piece on how Michael Schumacher 's comeback was a total disaster and he should have stayed away from racing...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 2 years ago 5,264 reads 2 comments

  5. Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 Driver Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    Lewis Hamilton has been something of a unique figure in the British media during his Formula 1 career. When he first arrived, he was nearly unanimously loved by the media and was very much the golden boy for the sport...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 2 years ago 1,032 reads 2 comments

  6. The Rodriguez Brothers: The Original Mexican Formula 1 Prodigies

    With Sergio Perez having an excellent start to the 2012 season for Sauber after his settling in rookie season in 2011, he is thought to be one of the most promising drivers on the grid...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 2 years ago 650 reads 6 comments

  7. British American Racing in 1999: Debut Season That Was All Hype with No Results

    Coming into Formula 1 as a brand new team can be very difficult, as Caterham , Marussia and HRT have demonstrated over the past few seasons. The sheer amount of money required to put together a Formula 1 team can stop teams in their tracks...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 2 years ago 495 reads 4 comments

  8. The 35th Anniversary of the Death of Tom Pryce, the Formula 1 Welsh Dragon

    Statistics can often only give you half a story about a driver. For example, Michael Schumacher is statistically the greatest driver of all time...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 2 years ago 4,094 reads 2 comments

  9. Tyres in Formula 1: When the Wrong Choice Really Caused Chaos

    At the Belgian Grand Prix, Red Bull ran a level of camber which was above the recommended levels causing severe tyre blistering...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about 3 years ago 1,378 reads 11 comments

  10. Ayrton Senna's Final 24 Hours: What Was His Mindset That Day?

    There are many hypotheses as to what caused Ayrton Senna's fatal crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about 3 years ago 7,701 reads 0 comments

  11. Williams F1: A Former Formula 1 Giant Now Heading Towards the Minnow Status

    Empires rise and empires fall. It's the way of the world. Teams in sports who dominate their field can very quickly become also-rans with their triumphs and former glories, nothing more than fading memories...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about 3 years ago 997 reads 2 comments

  12. Formula 1: Senna and Schumacher: Lucky to Get There or Was It Their Abilities?

    When anyone mentions the names Senna and Schumacher nearly everyone begins to talk about the amazing achievements done by Ayrton and Michael...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 914 reads 5 comments

  13. Mercedes Grand Prix: Sliding Down the Grid Rather Than Climbing It

    Last year, Mercedes finished a solid, if unspectacular, fourth in the constructors championship. They would have wanted to be further up the grid, but for a first season in their comeback, it was a respectable effort...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 481 reads 4 comments

  14. Hispania Racing: Going the Way That so Many Have Gone Before

    I am a Ferrari fan through and through. I have been for all my life, and I have no intention of changing anytime soon. But like many fans of Formula 1, I have something of a fascination with the teams at the very back of the grid...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 416 reads 5 comments

  15. Formula 1 and the Worst Pay Driver: A Match Made in Money

    Recently I wrote a piece giving my top three drivers in the history of Formula 1. I thought it only appropriate that I look at the other end of the scale. This is a piece on one of the worst drivers ever to grace the sport...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 2,249 reads 0 comments

  16. Formula 1's Greatest Driver: The Unanswerable Question

    This piece is about one of the most commonly debated questions in Formula 1: Who is the best driver ever to grace the sport? Formula 1 is a sport with many years of history and many of the greatest drivers ever...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 6,452 reads 20 comments

  17. Mario, Michael and Marco: The 3rd Generation of Andretti in Formula 1?

    The Andretti family has had a strange relationship with Formula 1. It has never been easy to come across the Atlantic in either direction. Only a few drivers have pulled it off...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 911 reads 34 comments

  18. Formula 1: What 2011 Holds for Lotus, Hispania and Marussia Virgin

    In 2010, the three newest additions to the grid, Lotus, Hispania and Virgin, were at the back having their own private feud. They never really quite got up to the pace of the rest of the grid, despite their best efforts...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 328 reads 1 comments

  19. Formula One's Big Three: Who Looks Like Being the Dominant Team in 2011

    In the 2010 season, there were three teams that throughout the season were in constant battle. These were Mclaren, Ferrari and the eventual winners Red Bull Racing...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 680 reads 4 comments

  20. Formula 1 in the United States: One of the Great Mysteries

    In the sport of Formula 1, mysteries will always exist. What was the point of the Andrea Moda team, who is the greatest driver of all time and why can't the new tracks be more interesting ...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 2,485 reads 18 comments

  21. Lola and Its Formula 1 Attempt: When Years of Know How Meant Nothing

    The Lola group has been involved in Formula 1 in some form or another many times. On many of these occasions, they were constructing cars for other people to use. All of the cars they built for other people were never particularly strong...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about over 3 years ago 1,054 reads 2 comments

  22. Formula 1 and Fashion Coming Together For a Team Effort

    The period between 1985 and 1995 is filled with some truly great names. Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Keke Rosberg and Niki Lauda to name just a few. The ten years is filled with great drivers and some great racing...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 4 years ago 522 reads 2 comments

  23. Ferrari In the Cart Series: It Very Nearly Happened

    Ferrari is the only team that has competed in every season of Formula 1 since the drivers championship was brought in 1950 (yes, I am aware they didn't actually take part in the first race despite being entered)...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 4 years ago 683 reads 6 comments

  24. The Champion That Never Saw the Final Flag Fall

    Many unenviable statistics exist in Formula 1. David Kennedy holds the record of the most DNQ's without ever managing to qualifying. Claudio Langes holds the record for the most DNPQ's without qualifying...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 4 years ago 1,438 reads 1 comments

  25. Formula One Driver Rankings for the 2010 Season: The Bottom Five

    Earlier I looked at the best drivers from the 2010 Formula 1 season. Now its time for the other end of the field. As before when I looked at the best drivers over the year I used these questions to help me order them...

    Matt Hill Written by Matt Hill about almost 4 years ago 529 reads 2 comments