If you love all aspects of Formula 1, you need to listen to this interview with Derek Warwick. It’s a bit long, but to glean so much insight from a well known driver of the sport, is worth the time.
I know that I said that I wasn’t going to do something solemn approaching the anniversary of Senna’s and Ratzenberger’s passing, but this documentary is so good that you have to watch it.
We’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of Aryton Senna’s tragic passing. You can read all about respectful tributes of this solemn day in motorsport. However, what I wanted to do was share something a bit more uplifting.
Watching Aryton’s Senna’s first test in a Formula 1 car. Testing for Williams, Mclaren and Toleman. Senna had only started gracing the world of Formula 1, and the hearts of racers for generations.
In 2014, Formula 1 is going through one of the largest technical regulation changes in the series. We all know about the change from the 2.4 V8 engine to the 1.6 Liter V6 turbo “power unit”. (Click here to hear the Mercedes V6 turbo on the dyno.)
However, there are other aerodynamic and physical changes to the car that people may not know about, just simply described.
Check out this interview by David Coulthard, driver at Mclaren and Williams Formula 1 teams. Winner of 13 Grand Prix, Coulthard is now a pundit for the BBC, broadcasting the races. David’s interview just give a brief summary of his career in Formula 1.
I wish I had something more clever to say about it, but as a Formula 1 nerd, it’s just always interesting to hear from someone in the sport.
Williams F1 have finally launched the FW35 at the Barcelona test today. I posted launch videos of all of the other 11 teams earlier in the month, so it wouldn’t be fair to exclude Williams. Check it out.