• Red Bull leaving Renault, Merc says no.Ferrari on tap?

    3 years ago - By Formula 1

    Red Bull Racing may have an engine issue for 2016. According to reports , the team's options for a power unit supplier have radically narrowed with Ferrari as a very likely supplier.
    Red Bull is said to have requested a termination of their partnership and seek to cut ties with Renault as an engine supplier for the 2016 season. This leaves a major issue for the team and one would think they would not make this kind of move if they didn't feel they had a legitimate backup plan.
    We now know that Mercedes is not part of that backup plan. According to reports , the German car maker is...
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  • Webber: F1 weaker than it's ever been

    3 years ago - By Formula 1

    One of the endearing things about Mark Webber is his ability to speak his mind and sum up a situation succinctly when other drivers may orbit the issues, speak around it or sometimes engage in ham-fisted rhetoric. Mark is genuine article and dearly missed on the Formula 1 grid.
    Would it be fair to suggest that Mark may not be missing the F1 grid' Perhaps because his life outside the sport is with Porsche and their WEC program which is producing some of the world's best racing at the moment.
    In an interesting interview at the BBC, Mark says that F1 has never been weaker. The cars are...
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  • Advertising the 2000s and 2010s

    Advertising the 2000s and 2010s

    3 years ago - By Car and Driver

    As odd as the following statement might seem, given this digital space, the onset of online advertising thoroughly failed to kill flashy and clever print spreads in the 2000s. At least not in Car and Driver . Instead, the biggest shift in the automotive advertising gracing our pages seemed to be an expansion of target demographics—or simply an extra dose of political correctness. Flip through issues from the early 2000s, and you'll still find sex-sells ads with filled with enticed-looking women or spots using the lure of finding or impressing a mate. Fast-forward to the 2014s and 2015s...
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