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Tag Archives: Bernie Ecclestone

ELEMENTAL RACE CARS

FOR BETTER or worse, race cars today are replete with aerospace engineering. But it wasn’t always this way. Immediately after World War II, British motor enthusiasts wanted to race cars—surely … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

BERNIE’S CONNAUGHT DRIVE AT MONACO

THERE’S NO lack of opinion among auto enthusiasts about Formula One czar Bernie Ecclestone, but his being an ace race driver isn’t one of them. This isn’t for lack of … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

THE CONTROLLED fury of Formula 1 racing has been affected this season by discontent over the sound of the cars’ exhaust. To me, this is misguided acoustics, much ado about nothing, and in … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

POLITICS AND MOTORSPORTS

VLADIMIR PUTIN has been courting Bernie Ecclestone. The reason: The Russian president hopes to “encourage” the boss of Formula 1 to bring a Grand Prix to Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, next year. … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

MOUNT EQUINOX F3

RACING A really small car up a really big hill may not seem like the most logical activity for the likes of me, but it was certainly a ball. The … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · 2 Comments