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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

Are You Midland In Disguise?

The 2010 Virgin was one of the best-looking cars on last year’s grid, so it was always going to be interesting seeing what sort of livery they’d roll out with this year in their new, Marussia-Virgin incarnation. The answer is that the 2011 car features an evolution, rather than a [Read More]

February 7, 2011 // 6 Comments

Sponsors and Formula One

In the first of a handful of guest articles coming up here on F1 Colours, Mark Martin of moneysupermarket.com – they of the current Nigel Mansell-led advertising campaign – talks about the changing face of F1 sponsorship, and the ever-shifting trends of the sort of companies that [Read More]

October 28, 2010 // 5 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

Virgin Racing launch the VR-01

Well, it took long enough to get to see the thing – the planned online launch didn’t happen, and even after the unveiling, pictures have (at the time of writing) yet to appear on the team’s site, leading to the suggestion that they may have lost their FTP password! – so you [Read More]

February 3, 2010 // 7 Comments

2010 Livery Speculation

The 2010 season is looking to be one of the most exciting in years for those of us interested in the changing face of F1 liveries – with four entirely new teams joining the grid, two others rebranding, and at least one other set to change colour scheme as the result of a defunct sponsorship [Read More]

January 5, 2010 // 14 Comments