skylab commented on the post, Hamilton pips Verstappen as red flag cuts practice to 22 minutes 1 week, 6 days ago
A driver with a fire extinguisher at Zandwoort while the marshalls are stand about idle? Not a great image.
skylab commented on the post, Murray Walker, 'The voice of Formula 1', dies at the age of 97 6 months ago
That made me laugh out loud and my eyes water at the same time. Thanks for sharing.
Poor dote. Imagine if he had to work for a living. 🤪
skylab commented on the post, Raikkonen: Driving skill counts for less at modern Monaco 2 years, 3 months ago
Compared to the chicane festooned tracks that Formula E usually races at, Monaco must seem like Avus!
skylab commented on the post, Todt backs calls for F1 to ban tobacco sponsorship 2 years, 6 months ago
Absolutely. I quit smoking before tobacco advertising was banned and it really peeved me seeing fags, fags, fags every time I watched a race!
skylab commented on the post, Osaka mayor wants to hold Japan's first F1 street race 2 years, 6 months ago
That is a very good question. To which I don’t have an answer. But I would be interested in reading an article that attempts to answer it…!
skylab commented on the post, How tobacco brands are returning to F1 by the back door 2 years, 7 months ago
Tobacco is addictive and unhealthy. Alcohol can cause problems if used irresponsibly. Cannabis has many uses beyond ‘recreational’. Some major US companies have already filed patents for cannabis products. If […]
skylab commented on the post, McLaren announces deal with British American Tobacco 2 years, 7 months ago
Just when you thought McLaren couldn’t sink any lower… 🙄
skylab commented on the post, W Series: Tackling the right problem the wrong way? 2 years, 11 months ago
skylab commented on the post, 'DRS train' thwarted Ricciardo's attempts to pass Raikkonen – Horner 2 years, 12 months ago
The problem with anything introduced to F1 is that, within a few races, everybody on the grid has figured out the ‘optimum strategy’ and they’re all doing th same thing. There need to be more variables & more […]
skylab commented on the post, Hankook confirmed as Pirelli's rival for 2020 F1 tyre contract 2 years, 12 months ago
What is the reason for the current single supplier contract? Commercial, on safety grounds? Personally I would prefer competition between tyre manufacturers on the track rather than at the PowerPoint […]
Nice article. I first saw Norris race in the Toyota New Zealand series & he stood out above the rest of the field many of whom had experience of the tracks & cars. Not often does an unknown driver in a field of […]
skylab commented on the post, Cut-down live timing screen on new F1 app provokes complaints 3 years ago
Perfectly put. They’ve also screwed up the detailed map & driver tracker to something simple & now not fit for purpose.
skylab commented on the post, Is Alonso now seeking a unique 'Triple Crown of Championships'? 3 years ago
Like the best drivers down through the ages, he is in the best car because he has proven himself as one of the best drivers. Rather churlish to suggest that he won’t deserve a WEC win.
skylab commented on the post, Will F1 beat Porsche's ultimate Spa lap time? Five Begian GP talking points 3 years ago
Lando Norris is getting a run out in practice, yes?
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