1. Silverstone Shake Down for Brawn GP (Part One)

    This is just a quickie before my main article on the shakedown. (I simply couldn’t wait any longer and had to get something out there!)The new Brawn GP race team today carried out their first public track test at Silverstone race circuit...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 276 reads 5 comments

  2. Ex-Honda Team Officially Saved!

    This is more a quick announcement than an article. I just wanted to write that my local BBC news (South today) confirmed that the ex-Honda F1 team has been saved! For me this is fantastic ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  3. What a Surprise! It Looks As If Rubens Barrichello's Dreams Have Been Answered

    I was genuinely surprised and pleased to read on the Autosport website today that Rubens Barrichello has finally got a deal to race for the ex-Honda Racing outfit...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 86 reads 4 comments

  4. Honda To Test in Spain?

    Finally some good news! I was surfing the net this morning when I found an article on the BBC Web site (so don’t get too excited!) claiming that the former Honda team plans to ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 69 reads 2 comments

  5. Don't Believe Everything You Read About Honda's Formula One Team!

    I suppose I should be excited that the BBC Web site is running the story about Richard Branson’s supposed interest in Honda F1. However, in actuality, I feel nothing...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 463 reads 8 comments

  6. Fed Up of Driving in Circles, Honda Fans? Me Too!

    I thought long and hard about this article; was there any point in writing it? Was there any worthy progress to report? Does anyone care anymore? Ok so I’m not selling you my ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 109 reads 5 comments

  7. Is the Labour Government Going to Save Jenson Button’s Career?

    For the first time in ages the BBC website published an article about Honda (the website is really going to have to step up if it wants any chance of competing with the official F1 site)...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  8. There Is Still Hope for Honda in 2009, but Not Much Information

    So I was carrying out my weekly Honda news search on the Internet when I came across an article on crash.net that gave me a little hope and left me a little bit confused...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 133 reads 4 comments

  9. New Honda Update, Prodrive Pull Out, But Mercedes Could Be In!

    Whilst surfing the net, desperately trying to find something, anything, out about Honda F1’s fate, I came upon an article suggesting that Prodrive is no longer an option...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 420 reads 5 comments

  10. Honda Update, the Big News Is…..there Is No News!

    I recently wrote an article in which I attempted to assess the possible buyers of Honda F1 Racing. This article is a short update of the Honda situation, (from what I can find out), ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 224 reads 3 comments

  11. Who Wants to Buy Honda with Me?

    It became clear this Sunday that my Christmas wish is still yet to come true. Carlos Slim has now categorically stated that he is not and will not be buying Honda F1 Racing...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 250 reads 6 comments

  12. What Does the Future Hold for Jenson Button?

    As a massive Jenson Button and Honda fan, I have spent the last few weeks desperately searching the internet and magazines for information concerning the fate of the team I have loved since it’s beginnings...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 455 reads 4 comments

  13. Why Fernando Alonso Should Win F1 Racing’s Man of the Year 2008

    Every year the magazine I subscribe to, F1 Racing, has an award ceremony. The main award up for grabs is the prestigious "man of the year" prize (as voted by the readers)...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 715 reads 10 comments

  14. Honda 2008 Review, Part Six: In the End It Doesn’t Even Matter?

    So here comes probably my last Honda article; the team I love and have supported for so long is on the brink of slipping into F1 history...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  15. Honda 2008 Review, Part Five: Was It All For Nothing?

    I’m writing this article as a surprised, upset, angry and confused Honda fan. If this truly is the end of ‘my team’ then I fear that the whole of 2008 will have been a complete waste of time...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 138 reads 4 comments

  16. Honda 2008 F1 Review, Part Four: One Step Forward...Five Steps Back

    OK, so here comes part four, covering Germany to Valencia, and I’m afraid from this point things don’t look good for Honda. After the glory of Britain, neither Honda driver excelled in Germany...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 280 reads 0 comments

  17. Honda 2008 Review, Part Three: The Podium and the Turning Point

    Here comes part three in my review of the Greatest F1 Team ever (well in my opinion anyway). I’m afraid from this point on things will get gloomy...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 230 reads 5 comments

  18. The Aesthetics of Formula One 2009 (Attempt at a Discussion Board)

    I was visiting the official F1 website today (as I do pretty regularly) when I came across my first sighting of the interim BMW (F1.08B) car being tested...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 247 reads 7 comments

  19. Honda 2008 Review, Part Two: Still Pretty Good!

    Here is the next instalment of my review of Honda Racing F1’s 2008 season. As you may remember from my first installment, I was surprised to rediscover how well Honda started the season...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 239 reads 4 comments

  20. Honda 2008 Review: A Suprisingly Good Start!

    Ok Honda fans, here they come, the articles you’ve all been waiting for! I present to you a series of season reviews of Honda’s best…erm no not best…..most encouraging…...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 207 reads 5 comments

  21. Lewis Does It, As Poor Old Jenson’s Title Hopes Remain Firmly in His Dreams

    So there you go; the final race of this mad, exciting, controversial, and most importantly great 2008 season. I can’t remember a more exiting final section of a race...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 121 reads 1 comments

  22. Should Honda Push The Button?

    In my last couple of articles, I have touched on the issues Honda seem to be facing with their driver line up for future seasons...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 363 reads 7 comments

  23. Ho-Hum Honda in China

    There are several reasons as a Honda fan that I’m glad this season is nearly over. The first is obviously that 2008 has been a dismal season, worse than last year and frankly, ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 305 reads 6 comments

  24. Two Times World Champion, Fernando Alonso Makes It Two Wins in a Row

    The 2008 Japanese Grand Prix confirmed two things in my mind: First that Fernando Alonso is the greatest Formula One driver in the world at the moment, and second that this season could not ...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about over 5 years ago 304 reads 3 comments

  25. Why Jenson Button and Honda Should Technically Be Doing Very Well in 2008

    Before 2007, Jenson Button was Britain’s greatest hope for Formula One glory. In a very short amount of time, he has been eclipsed by Lewis Hamilton and almost forgotten by all those who aren’t fans of him or Honda...

    Patrick Allen Written by Patrick Allen about almost 6 years ago 424 reads 4 comments