Michael commented on the post, F1 polls fans on replacing qualifying with 30-minute reverse grid races 1 year ago
No, no, no. I know that F1 could use more excitement, but not this. This will just lead to more sandbagging and more artificiality.
Give the rules changes a chance, then see about changing the tracks.
Michael commented on the post, Why F1's playing field is unlikely to be levelled in 2021 2 years, 11 months ago
Here’s a thought, don’t require a cost ceiling, but allow increased prize money for those who do stay below whatever the cost cap is (obviously the cost cap would not include end of year prize money).
Michael commented on the post, Active suspension could return as a standard F1 part in 2021 3 years, 4 months ago
Yep, this looks like a good idea. Anyone see a problem with it?
This. Exactly this. this is what got me into F1 and I don’t want it to go away.
Michael commented on the post, F1 using Manor's unraced 2017 car model for overtaking study 3 years, 10 months ago
On the subject of aerodynamics, how much rear downforce is achieved from the rear diffuser and how much from the rear wing? A thought I had a while back is to reduce the dirty air by increasing the percentage of […]
But is he related to Chuck?
Michael commented on the post, Horner calls penalty "appalling", Verstappen blames "idiot steward" 3 years, 12 months ago
I have to agree, I saw that pass and didn’t think for one second that it was in any way dangerous or inappropriate.
Yes and no.
There will always be danger in going fast, that’s just physics. But consider that no one in Formula 1 is there unwillingly. They have all raced extensively and are fully cognizant of the risks. […]
NO, No no no no no. This is not GP2, or F3000 where everyone is looking for bigger and better things, this is Formula 1. This is where you are looking to arrive at. If you want to make it more interesting, then […]
Michael commented on the post, Ricciardo joins Button in calling for closed cockpits 6 years, 1 month ago
Why don’t they just use armored glass (like on military vehicles) for a standard windscreen? No problems with getting the driver out of the car and-if it was designed properly-a substantial increase in safety. I […]
Michael commented on the post, Vote for your 2015 Italian GP Driver of the Weekend 6 years, 1 month ago
Much as I might hate to admit it, it has to be Hamilton, he drove a flawless race with absolute perfection. Yes, I know no one was really pushing him after the first few laps, but to maintain that level of […]
I have a proposal – go back to show up money. Many years ago, when track owners held races to make money, they would pay teams who started races a fee just for showing up. FOM could do this one of two ways, […]
Increase.The.Rev.Limit. F1 engines are like no other engines on the planet. They do not thunder like NASCAR, rumble like big American V8’s, growl like an angry bear, or purr like a contented lion. Instead, they […]
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