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2008

Spot the Difference

Okay, Force India are really trying my patience now, to the extent that I actively want them to fail this season. Inexplicably, they’ve made a couple of changes to their livery already, replacing the white rear wing and silvery sidepods with a bright orange-red. Not only does this clash [Read More]

March 14, 2008 // 1 Comment

Quick roundup…

You may have noticed that there are still two teams on the grid who haven’t had any kind of car launch or livery unveiling. Well, there’s been no official announcement yet, but it would appear from photos of the Melbourne paddock so far that both Super Aguri and Toro Rosso are starting [Read More]

March 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

Williams Unveil Final Livery

About a week late on this, but apologies, I’ve been busy elsewhere! Anyway, it’s not hugely far removed from the livery we got pictures of a little while back (the one that the team denied unconvincingly was the actual design)… Interestingly, though, Mappin & Webb – the [Read More]

March 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

Oh, this is just ridiculous…

Force India, I’m disappointed. You’re a brand new team. You’re not bound by any corporate colours, nor by being Japanese (which appears to oblige teams to paint their cars white and red). You had a lovely shade of burgundy on your test car that would have looked awesome if [Read More]

February 7, 2008 // 5 Comments

Renault stick with the Worst Livery Ever

Yes, as it turns out, Renault are indeed going with their hideous yellow/white/orange/blue monstrosity once again this year. Some people claimed this livery grew on them as 2007 wore on. I’m not one of them. I still think it’s an utterly demented piece of design work. The fact that [Read More]

January 31, 2008 // 4 Comments

Is this the new Williams, then?

Right, potentially busy day today, so let’s get cracking first of all with this. Is it the 2008 Williams livery? I’m going stick my neck out and say that yes, I think it probably is. Those pictures look like PR photos for sponsorship/marketing purposes, and it was pictures from exactly [Read More]

January 31, 2008 // 1 Comment

Red Bull get up nice and early in the morning…

… to launch a car that, of course, looks just like last year’s : A quick word about the uniforms, though – they’re not as nice as last year’s, but… putting the drivers’ race numbers on there? I heartily approve. In fact, it’s something I’ve [Read More]

January 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Williams to run six special test liveries

They may not be having a car launch this year, but Williams are still getting in on the livery fun by running six special commemorative liveries during this year’s pre-season testing. The liveries are to celebrate various milestones that WilliamsF1 will encounter during the 2008 season [Read More]

January 14, 2008 // 1 Comment

As you were for BMW…

Only two real points worth noting here – a new sponsorship deal, and a refiguring of the pattern on the nose :   Pics from [Read More]

January 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

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