Tag: Scuderia Ferrari

An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments
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An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments

For the last few years, it has been no less than torture being a Ferrari fan. A typical schedule of the season for a Ferrari fan goes something like this – Ferrari unveil a red car, make wild predictions, do fantastic glory runs in testing and catch everyone’s eye, leading to speculation of a competitive...

Formula One taking the wrong exit at a roundabout?
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Formula One taking the wrong exit at a roundabout?

With two races till the end of yet another season of Formula One, I do not really have to wait to give my opinion on how the season has been so far. Nothing can happen in the next two rounds of 2016 that has not been screened before. 2016 was nothing like 2015 where there...

It’s time you tune into Sebastian Vettel’s radio
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It’s time you tune into Sebastian Vettel’s radio

With a famous little Italian hand gesture from Verstappen and a stern-dad index finger shake from Vettel, not a single person can refute the fact that the Mexican Grand Prix was a thriller. For some, it was a nightmare. Just when Asian F1 fans were trying to keep their eyes fixated to their TV’s mid-race...

After race thoughts from Italian Grand Prix
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After race thoughts from Italian Grand Prix

Having witnessed the glory and the unanimous fanatics of the sport, Monza remains to be one of the special grand prix in the F1 season. The grand prix mainly emphasized the nation’s view over the particular motorsport event as one of their most prestigious and privileged event to have held up in their homeland. It...

Drivers or Peddlers?
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Drivers or Peddlers?

I once knew a driver who paid his way into one of the crown jewels of Motorsport. The driver I knew had class, finesse which is unbeatable ‘til today and an authority that he stamped for himself in and around the paddock, and rest of motorsport – Ayrton Senna. One would argue, the universe made...

Gearing up for F1 2016
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Gearing up for F1 2016

With the 2015 F1 season finished, the (fairly loooong) wait for the 2016 season has started. With round about 90 days to go (if it doesn’t sound like much, you don’t really love the game much) there’s not much activity or excitement for your regular F1 fanatic. The only way to quench this thirst for...

Ferrari’s circus: The driver lineup conundrum
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Ferrari’s circus: The driver lineup conundrum

It was late in the year 2014. The F1 season had nearly finished and all the F1 fans were inevitably preparing for their 3-month hibernation until the 2015 season started, soon. Of course, there would be pre-season testing in between, but it’s not like it’s broadcasted on TV. I, for one, was expecting it to...

The curious case of Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari
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The curious case of Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari

Some say Formula 1 had peaked in the 1980’s and ever since the sport has seen nothing but a decent in its graph leading to a straight-line hit below on the x-axis today. Racers of the yesteryear are unable to keep up with the way things are run; slowly letting that passion fade. And the...

No pessimism, Just truth: The curious case of F1 2015
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No pessimism, Just truth: The curious case of F1 2015

Murray Walker once said ‘Anything can happen in Formula 1 and it usually does’. Probably if you were watching the 1980’s races, you wouldn’t have been so wrong, but this today, it is definitely one quote distant from delineating the reality of Formula 1. An F1 fan in India had to stay awake up till...