2017 Launch News

Annual Roundups

2017 Liveries: The Verdict!

You know the drill: ten cars, ten liveries, and a whole load of strong opinions. It's the official F1 Colours (tenth anniversary) season verdict! [Read More]

March 23, 2017 // 17 Comments

2016 Liveries: The Verdict!

So, a new year brings with it a new team entirely, new names and identities for two others, and a brand new style of paint altogether for yet another. Is it one of the better grids we've had in recent years? [Read More]

March 21, 2016 // 18 Comments

2015 Liveries: The Verdict!

There was a fair amount of optimism about the 2015 livery season, with the prospect of several teams making significant changes and introducing bold new designs and sponsors into the sport. Now that we've actually seen all ten cars, then, let's do our customary annual team-by-team run through... [Read More]

March 12, 2015 // 11 Comments

2014 Liveries: The Verdict!

After a somewhat disappointing 2013, there have at least been a handful of significant changes to the 2014 livery portfolio - including one brilliant new addition. Some teams could still do with freshening things up a bit more - and a certain Woking-based squad really need to get their act together - but in general the grid looks a bit more interesting, compared to last year, than 2013 did compared to 2012. As per usual, then, let's go through one by one and rate the cars! [Read More]

March 14, 2014 // 7 Comments

2013 Liveries: The Verdict!

2010 feels so long ago, doesn't it? A few short years after one of the best livery seasons in living memory, we're now at a stage where almost every car's look can be, in the main, predicted weeks before launch. There are still a few decent liveries on the grid, but in general there's a quite "samey" feel to proceedings, and a disappointing general lack of good colour. Anyway! Lamenting aside, let's have a look at how all the cars from 2013 stack up alongside one-another... [Read More]

March 14, 2013 // 5 Comments

2012 Liveries: The Verdict!

A change in format for the annual livery review this year, as I've decided to go through each team and award a rating out of five based on four distinct categories, giving a total score out of 20 to determine in truly scientific fashion which is THE BEST... [Read More]

March 15, 2012 // 6 Comments

2011 Liveries: The Verdict!

Right, then. We’ve now seen all twelve of 2011’s Formula One liveries. I wanted to wait, before doing the usual summary post, until we’d seen them all running on track in testing – but frankly, from the looks of things we may not see the HRT in motion before Melbourne [Read More]

March 14, 2011 // 14 Comments

2010 Liveries : The Verdict!

Well, with all 12 teams’ liveries now unveiled, and the season opening race mere days away, I thought it time to take one last look at all 12 together, to see how they compare to one-another – and to the history of liveries in general – and give them all marks out of ten. [Read More]

March 10, 2010 // 10 Comments