1. Yates/Petty Merger Exposes More Drivers to Rideless Future

    Last week, almost silently, the Yates Racing team and Richard Petty Motorsport reported they were to merge into a single four car team for 2010. This is nothing new. These days mergers and co-operative efforts are all the rage in NASCAR...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about 5 years ago 370 reads 2 comments

  2. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 34

    It's Back!!! The Formula 3 car made of carrots (and other less interesting recycled stuff) that appeared on this very series months ago is back!! And it's actually going to race, with it's debut set for an October 17 race in Brands Hatch, England...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about 5 years ago 68 reads 1 comments

  3. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 33

    What must Force India be thinking? They've just pulled proably the biggest upset in recent F1 history, and all anyone can do (and I include myself in the coming pages) is point out firstly ...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about 5 years ago 172 reads 2 comments

  4. Indycar Entering a Minefield NASCAR Knows Well

    Various hardline fans of the two series might not agree, but based on recent evidence Indycar seems to be heading for the same sort of worries that have been writ large during the NASCAR season...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about 5 years ago 553 reads 3 comments

  5. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 32

    Croeso* to the return of the Power Rankings. After a week in wettest, wildest, windiest west Wales, they're back to look a packed week of winners, losers and general nonsense...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about 5 years ago 134 reads 3 comments

  6. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 30

    That was the week that was, Michael Schumacher, came then went, and Luca Badoer came, while everyone only seems to remember why he went...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 204 reads 3 comments

  7. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 29

    He's back!! As F1 heads off it's summer jolly, and Nelso Piquet begins a rather longer holiday NASCAR once again fell foul of weather and weepers, which was pretty much how the race ended ...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  8. The 'Macherwocky (or A History of Michael Schumacher at Ferrari)

    2000, and the Marlboro menDid toil to win the F1 crown;Indifferent were McLaren men,And Williams were crap...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 227 reads 4 comments

  9. End of the Road: Why Has BMW Decided to Leave F1 Racing?

    BMW, the German manufacturer, are pulling out of Formula One at the end of this season. There have been reams and reams of both print and online journalism reproducing the statement that the ...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 105 reads 5 comments

  10. The All Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 28

    What should have been a week of racing to overcome the events of last week, was quickly turned on its head by a run-of-the-mill suspension failure, and a quirk of fate that made us face the unthinkable for the second time in a week...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  11. Closed Cockpits Are Not the Answer to F1's Worries

    After two chillingly similar accidents in two weeks have killed one driver and left another seriously ill in the hospital, there is bound to be talk of safety...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 1,142 reads 7 comments

  12. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 27

    The decision on how to write, or even whether to write the Power Rankings this week as not an easy one. Following the events on Sunday that took the lives of Henry Surtees at Brands Hatch ...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 164 reads 2 comments

  13. Henry Surtees: Dead at 18 after Brands Hatch Accident

    It is with great sadness that I write this, informing you of the death of Henry Surtees, 18, after an accident in a Formula Two race at the Brands Hatch circuit in England...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 3,182 reads 4 comments

  14. Dale Earnhardt DNA Identified by "Junior Failure" Gene (Satire)

    Academics working at Loughborough University in England believe they have discovered a gene that may explain the failings of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., and F1 pilot Nelson Piquet Jr...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 564 reads 3 comments

  15. FIA and N.Technology: The "Other" Fallout

    While the main talk around at the FIA/FOTA disagreement has been around the possibility of the eight FOTA teams forming a new series, or the futures of Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone, everyone seems to have forgotten the other parties involved...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 219 reads 1 comments

  16. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 26

    ......And there he goes everybody. That was Sebastien Bourdais' F1 career, so long, farewell, see you in Indycar next year. I think I've already forgotten him...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 263 reads 9 comments

  17. Bourdais, Or Not Bourdais?: The Toro Rosso Question

    Sebastien Bourdais' tenure in a race seat at Toro Rosso is not long for this earth. Since he first turned an F1 wheel last season, after a wildly successful stint in the US-based Champ ...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 273 reads 4 comments

  18. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 25

    Because leading with a big picture of Adolf Hitler is probably not good......... This week was the week of the obvious...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 176 reads 8 comments

  19. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 24

    It's spreading like swine flu, yet this disease (sort of like swine flu actually) doesn't kill you, it just bores you into oblivion. It's rallying. Yet astoundingly Rallying actually had an interesting week...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 234 reads 22 comments

  20. NASCAR: Loudon Was the Perfect Storm, On the Site of a Great Disaster

    Since NASCAR's much lauded COT platform shuffled onto the scene a few years ago there have been enough feet of negative writing produced to pave Daytona...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  21. If NASCAR Drivers Were Wine...

    It’s a question often asked at (admittedly mostly Yuppie) parties after more alcohol that ideal has been drunk, “If you were a wine, what would you be?” I personally have never been asked, but I like to imagine such a question exists...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 368 reads 6 comments

  22. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 23

    Hooray! An interesting NASCAR race. NASCAR got to doing what it does best, masquerading as the best Touring Car series in the world, with 43 drivers banging door handles and using each other as braking points, or walls if you're name is Boris...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 179 reads 4 comments

  23. The All-Motorsport Power Rankings: Week 22

    It's probably the one week of the year where the answer "France" as an answer to the question of "where would you rather be?" shouldn't be greeted with sideways looks and phonecalls to the asylum as Week 22 is for the 24 hours of Le Mans...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 182 reads 3 comments

  24. 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours Race Report: A Retrospective

    French manufacturer Peugeot ended a run of German-powered victories stretching back to 1993 by claiming glory at the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 1,360 reads 3 comments

  25. 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours Qualifying Report

    It was a tale of two late session laps as the competitive racing got underway ahead of the 77th Le Mans 24 Hours, to be contested over the coming weekend...

    James Broomhead Written by James Broomhead about over 5 years ago 1,225 reads 4 comments