So the sponsor responsible for the most ghastly F1 liveries of recent times has left the building – ING have ended their association with Renault early, in the wake of the Nelson Piquet Jr “crashgate” scandal. ING had already stated that their deal with the team wouldn’t be [Read More]

September 25, 2009 // 6 Comments

A “Brawn GP insider” writes…

Disclaimer : I have absolutely no idea about the legitimacy of the source this came from, but since it showed up in a recent comment, I couldn’t resist publishing it in case it does turn out to be true – because if it does, then we’ve had a genuine scoop! If it doesn’t, just [Read More]

May 12, 2009 // 6 Comments

Toro Rosso and Brawn – a late catchup

Hi folks, sorry once again for the delay – I was busy around the time Toro Rosso launched, and figured it would be worth waiting for Brawn to unveil their new car in Australia before doing a post about both. Only… Brawn never did, did they? They raced with the same car as they tested [Read More]

April 4, 2009 // 5 Comments

Red Bull! Force India! Williams! Uh… Brawn?

Right, then – let’s round up those missing livery launches, starting with the car driven by my New Favourite Namesake Driver, Seb Vettel, the Red Bull : Everything as you’d expect, here – a tweaking of the usual blue livery with the red/blue/silver corporate lines. Note the [Read More]

March 5, 2009 // 12 Comments

2009 Launches : A Round-Up

Okay, it’s about time I got around to this, so that we’ll be nice and up-to-date for when the next round of launches kicks off (Red Bull are scheduled to launch on the 9th, with Force India and Toro Rosso to be confirmed and the Williams livery to be unveiled at the opening race). [Read More]

February 1, 2009 // 8 Comments

Renault launch the R29

… Actually, let’s do the Renault first, since it’s the only one of the new launches really worth talking about with any urgency. Embed from Getty Images Well, I suppose the best you can say is that at least they’ve bothered to change the livery. Actually, let’s be [Read More]

January 19, 2009 // 10 Comments