Archive for the ‘Red Bull Racing’ Category

Shopping mall donuts F1 style

Ever since I saw this as an eight-year-old kid I’ve wanted to drive a car inside a shopping mall. Any car would do, just the fun that wanton destruction would be still brings a smile to my face. But that dream has now been topped. Sure, it’s little more than a cynical PR piece for […]

2014 Japanese GP: Post-race press conference

Here’s your chance to see what the first three drivers had to say after the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. While F1 is often a world of massive egos and petty bitching it is comforting to see the sport rally behind Jules Bianchi and show universal support and concern for his well being. Like everyone else, […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Japanese GP

Lewis Hamilton won a rain-affected Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, his third win on end and eighth for the year. But the day will be remembered more for its wet weather and the race-ending crash involving Jules Bianchi. With heavy rain falling at the scheduled start time the race began behind the Safety Car. With no […]

Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Sebastian Vettel has dropped a bombshell by informing Red Bull Racing that he will be leaving the team at the end of this season. It’s expected this will be the first of a number of high profile moves in the Formula 1 driver market this coming off season. Fernando Alonso is tipped to leave Ferrari […]

Mark Webber: LMP1 v F1

As the only man to compete on the Circuit of Americas in both the World Endurance Championship and Formula 1 Mark Webber took some time out on the weekend to share his thoughts on the two categories. Downforce LMP1’s just a bit heavier … I need to be a little bit more patient with the […]

2014 Singapore GP post-race press conference

It’s always good to read the post-race press conference, you get a chance to see the thoughts of the drivers without any spin. The transcript from the Singapore Grand Prix presser is available for you after the break. Of course, there’s a lot of talk with race winner Lewis Hamilton, but it’s also interesting to […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton has put himself back atop the drivers’ championship tree with a dominant win at the Singapore Grand Prix. It follows his victory in the last outing in Italy and is the 2008 world champion’s seventh win of the year. Hamilton’s day started brilliantly when his teammate Nico Rosberg was wheeled off the grid […]

Reflecting on Daniel’s first F1 win

Red Bull Racing has released a video celebrating Daniel Ricciardo’s maiden F1 victory, achieved at the Canadian Grand Prix. In effect it’s a stop animation clip, but the frames were captured so close together it’s almost one fluid motion. It’s very cool. Join us as we take the jump, settle back to watch the video […]

Daniel Ricciardo awarded the Trofeo Bandini

Daniel Ricciardo has become the 21st recipient of the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy, awarded to the professional racing driver who most impressed the judging panel in the year prior, usually from the world of Formula 1. Daniel joins the likes of Michael Schumacher (2003), Fernando Alonso (2005), Mark Webber (2006), and Sebastian Vettel (2009) as previous […]

Where the neon signs are pretty

We all know thermal imaging cameras in Formula 1 are pretty cool. And that’s just when they show a tyre heating up under load during a corner. Imagine how totally awesome it would be to see an F1 car doing donuts! Thanks to FLIR Systems we don’t have to wonder anymore. Instead, we can marvel […]