1. Why the SEC Should Invite UNC & Duke To Join, and Why They Should Accept

    Unless you have been living under a college sports rock, you know that an Armageddon of conference realignment was kicked off this week with official announcements that Colorado and ...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 4 years ago 2,811 reads 18 comments

  2. Renault To Confirm Kubica Tomorrow

    According to grandprix.com, Robert Kubica will be confirmed as a driver for the team in 2010 within the next 24 hours.  The driver has been linked with Renault throughout the 2009 season...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about 5 years ago 348 reads 32 comments

  3. Dan Gurney: The Most Underappreciated Driver

    Jim Clark's father told Dan Gurney at his son's funeral that the two-time world champion feared no other competitor more than him. And for good reason.  Gurney began his career in 1959, interestingly, with the greatest name in all of Formula 1: Ferrari...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about 5 years ago 768 reads 11 comments

  4. Another Sign That McLaren Is Going the Manufacturer Route?

    The German publication Auto Motor und Sport reported over the weekend in Suzuka that McLaren is looking to purchase BMW's F1 engine division in the wake of the team's departure from the sport...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about 5 years ago 495 reads 8 comments

  5. 10 Changes NASCAR Should Make

    As a fan of all motorsports, my passion initially began in the mid-'90s as a 10 year old with NASCAR. Over the years, however, I developed more of an affinity for Formula One...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 445 reads 19 comments

  6. Time For a Change at Renault: Prost Should Replace Briatore

    Renault has officially taken over the mantle of "Most Naughty Team" from McLaren over the course of the 2009 Formula One World Championship...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 300 reads 19 comments

  7. Paul Has a Hernia: Alonso to Ferrari "Someday"

    According to Autosport, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has announced that Fernando Alonso will drive for Ferrari at some point...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 435 reads 54 comments

  8. 2010 Driver Market Analysis: Can We Please See Some Action?

    Never before have we gone this late in the season without knowing very much about the look of the grid for next season. But the game seems to have changed greatly over the last few weeks...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 592 reads 33 comments

  9. Hey, Tifosi? You Still Want Fernando?

    In case anyone just missed it, Kimi Raikkonen just won the Belgian Grand Prix in simply epic fashion in a car that was definitely over-matched...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 688 reads 54 comments

  10. Lewis Hamilton, Championship Contender?

    It would seem like madness to say that someone who is 45 points back of the championships leader with six grands prix to go would have a chance to win the world championship. But there is, as in all sports, a first time for everything...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 353 reads 13 comments

  11. Raikkonen's Crucial Moment

    The announcement that Michael Schumacher cancelled his temporary comeback to Formula One to replace injured Felipe Massa revealed some insight into Kimi Raikkonen's situation with the team...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 845 reads 17 comments

  12. Jenson Button Tests Triathlon Bike In Brawn Wind Tunnel

    I've just come across a story in the Telegraph today that both speaks to me personally and is, well, quite hilarious. F1 factories are currently locked up for two weeks for the summer vacation...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 911 reads 2 comments

  13. 2010 Driver Market Analysis: The First Stone Drops

    Following the last entry in my analysis of the 2010 Formula One driver market was the abrupt announcement of BMW's exit from Formula One next season. This development has introduced a shock to the driver market for the 2010 championship...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 143 reads 8 comments

  14. 2010 Driver Market Analysis

    It's never too early to talk about next year's driver pairings in Formula One. Speculation is always ongoing about who may go where even years in advance. With that said, here is my take on the driver market for next year...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 262 reads 2 comments

  15. Alonso to Ferrari in Valencia? The Stars Align Too Perfectly

    The situation permitting the following situation is very somber and unfortunate, but... Isn't it convenient that Ferrari has an open seat for the upcoming European Grand Prix in Valencia while ...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 1,155 reads 15 comments

  16. 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix Analysis: Hamilton's Win Foretells Dramatic F1 Finish

    The 2009 Formula One World Championship has amounted to a drama of significant shifts in competition which have been as entertaining as they've been abrupt...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 286 reads 4 comments

  17. 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix: Pre-Race Analysis

    Firstly, let's all take a moment to collectively send our best to Felipe Massa and his family. That was a horrifying accident, and thankfully it appears that he will come through it OK...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 287 reads 5 comments

  18. Danica Patrick: Everything That's Wrong With Motorsports

    Danica Patrick announced yesterday that she is "ruling out" a move to F1 next year, citing a desire to remain in the United States and close to family and friends...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 1,268 reads 51 comments

  19. Sleeping Giants Awaken.

    The German Grand Prix revealed that, unequivocally, Red Bull now have the top car in Formula One. The car was by far the fastest in all three sectors, slow corners and fast corners alike, putting ...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 175 reads 10 comments

  20. Ferrari and The Coming Budget Cap Compromise

    Ed Gorman is reporting today in his blog that FOTA and the FIA are near a compromise. According to him, some of the options on the table for a solution include: * Excluding engine ...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 169 reads 3 comments

  21. Lewis Hamilton Still Has Shot at Monaco Glory

    Lewis Hamilton has delivered by far the worst moment of his career this afternoon in Q1. With a car that was capable of challenging for pole and victory all weekend, he made the stupid ...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 167 reads 3 comments

  22. Time For Ferrari to Rubbish Massa and Put Full Support Behind Raikkonen

    Scuderia Ferrari has certainly (and deservedly) suffered a poor 2009 season up to this point. Their car is noticeably behind on development, and it has now even been surpassed by McLaren, who looked to be the tortoise of the field to begin the season...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 237 reads 29 comments

  23. Why Lewis Hamilton Will Not Leave McLaren

    Numerous media reports in recent days since the Malaysian Grand Prix suggest that Lewis and Anthony Hamilton are upset with McLaren over the "Lie-gate" controversy, with perhaps irreparable damage done to their relationship...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 1,678 reads 9 comments

  24. A Radical Proposal: Rotating Schedules

    Grand Prix selection and scheduling always persists as among the most controversial of issues in Formula One...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 123 reads 4 comments

  25. Listen Up, FIA: A Points System Change That Will Work

    Much has been made of Bernie Ecclestone's proposal to toss the current points-based system to determine the Formula One champion and replace it with a championship-by-wins system...

    Paige  Michael-Shetley Written by Paige Michael-Shetley about over 5 years ago 161 reads 7 comments