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

Manor (Finally) Complete The Grid

Well, there we have it. The last of 2015's liveries has been spotted out in the wild, as the hastily assembled Manor-Marussia team continue their preparations to haul themselves onto the grid in Melbourne. And as expected, despite taking on a new name, they've kept essentially the same livery as Marussia had last year. [Read More]

March 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Red Bull’s New Livery Isn’t Great, But Is Better Than The Helmet Change Ban

So, apologies for being a bit late to catch up to this - but hey, they were a bit weirdly late to launch it. Red Bull have made a few tweaks to their livery as they prepare to start the Post-Vettel era, although perhaps not as many tweaks as we might have anticipated or hoped for. And actually, it's the kind of tweak that almost makes you wish they hadn't bothered. [Read More]

March 4, 2015 // 6 Comments

Launch Roundup: Ferrari, Mercedes, Toro Rosso

So, as you can probably imagine, we were a bit busy with our own new livery job yesterday to look at the new cars that have begun to make their way onto the track in advance of - and during - this week's testing. But let's take the opportunity now to have a look at the three cars that, rather unsurprisingly, have been painted almost identically to last year... [Read More]

February 1, 2015 // 5 Comments

Quite Nice, Quite Boring Sauber Livery Characterises Team

We were quite excited when we heard the rumours that Sauber's 2015 car was going to be blue and yellow, in deference to driver Felipe Nasr's sponsors Banco do Brasil. Then we remembered that it was Sauber we were talking about, and realised that it would probably still just be a fairly plain livery. Which - hey! - it is. [Read More]

January 30, 2015 // 18 Comments

Lotus Come Close To Fixing Their Livery

Long-time readers of F1 Colours will know that I have a... complicated relationship with the livery that Lotus (formerly Renault, formerly Benetton, formerly Toleman) have run since 2011... [Read More]

January 26, 2015 // 9 Comments

Williams’ 2015 Car Is Shaken, Not Stirred

We had tomorrow, 22nd January, down as the launch date for the Williams FW37 – but it’s snuck out today, thanks to a cover story in F1 Racing magazine. Unsurprisingly, of course, the brilliant Martini livery from last year survives intact with just a few tweaks.   The Martini [Read More]

January 21, 2015 // 4 Comments

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