F1′s tech battle has finally started for real in Spain…

Aston Martin came to Spain with a "lookalike" Red Bull. As always in Barcelona, heavily updated cars among most of the teams

Aston Martin came to Spain with a ”lookalike” Red Bull. As always in Barcelona, heavily updated cars among most of the teams

For 2022 the Spanish Grand Prix is back to conforming to a Formula 1 stereotype – that this is the race loads of teams bring big upgrades to.

In recent years the early rounds of the season have always featured a variant of the same question: ‘Are you bringing something big to Barcelona?’

And the response was usually words to the effect of ‘we’ll have something, but we try to bring something to every race to improve the car’ – basically, F1 development had evolved to a point where it was necessary to almost constantly bring new bits. Teams couldn’t afford to wait several races and then introduce an all-new package.  Läs mer

Svensk racingpremiär och start för ”the month of may”

Start på "the month of may" i helgen och förhoppningar om goda svenska resultat

Start på ”the month of may” i helgen och förhoppningar om goda svenska resultat

Ingen F1 i helgen som kommer men inte på något sätt racingfritt. Hemma i Sverige drar racingen igång med Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia och Sprint Challenge. I USA, där jag befinner mig, drar ”the month of may”igång med GMR GP på Indianapolis Motors Speedway och dess GP-slinga. Läs mer

Miami’s ‘just OK’ race was a victim of propaganda…

The race in Miami didn't deliver as promised but was still an ok race

The race in Miami didn’t deliver as promised but was still an ok race

Formula 1′s first ever Miami Grand Prix was…OK. It was fine. I’ve seen great races, terrible races, and all that comes between. This one felt very middle of the road – not as bad as the worst of the critics made out but well short of the spectacle F1 seemed desperate at times for us all to buy into. Läs mer