Weekend Preview: 31 Jan & 1 Feb

Weekend Preview: 31st January & 1st February 2009 After last week’s excitement at Daytona we have a couple of quiet weeks again, with my listings only showing two events happening at all this weekend and absolutely nothing next weekend. Time for everyone to get their houses in order before the racing madness kicks off again […]

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UOWWB: Hamilton & Dixon

United Open Wheel Word Butchers Question of the Week: If Lewis Hamilton and Scott Dixon switched places for the 2009 season, how would each driver fare in the other’s league? Who would be more successful in 2009? Dixon would have a year much like Raikkonen’s 2008. F1 cars are not easy to get your head […]

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Racing Podcasts

The racing season is quickly approaching and in some places has started already, and that means the racing podcasts are doing the same. I just thought I would mention some of my favourites: Midweek MotorsportI’ve known about MWM for a couple of years now and 2009 represents their 4th season. At two hours every week […]

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Twitter

Okay so I decided to try this Twitter business to see what it’s all about. I know it’s quite big in North America but I think only the ‘early adopter’ techies and media types use it over here… let’s try and change that, shall we? I’ve been thinking about it for a while but didn’t […]

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Weekly Question – Foreign Drivers

UOWWBA asks: Is the prominence of foreign drivers in the league hurting the IRL? The answer to that depends on which drivers you’re talking about. If you’re referring to the highly successful championship winning drivers Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, Juan Pablo Montoya, Cristiano da Matta and all the rest – then clearly you […]

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Launch Season: BMW Sauber F1.09

BMW Sauber F1.09 Earlier this week the new BMW Sauber was launched at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain. Like the other ’09 cars it is a much cleaner design than the ’08 car, although that wasn’t difficult in the case of the 2008 BMW! Also in common with other teams there are fewer […]

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