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Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2012

Formula One needs the right woman

Maria De Villota joining Marussia must be a positive, right? Well, no actually... Marussia’s announcement confirming that Maria De Villota will become the team’s test driver is apt considering that today (Thursday) is International Women's Day. Yet De Villota is rarity in Formula One, despite the fact that 50% of the globe is, probably, made up of women. You think about other sports for a moment – in Tennis, there is a separate game for women that isn’t as popular as the male game, but […]

Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2012

The nationalistic side of Formula One

Countries are now getting behind their best driver, rather than a driver simply paying his way to F1. We take a look at how this is changing Formula One. Five Germans, three Brits, three French, two Spaniards, two Finns, two Brazilians, two Australians, a Japanese, a Mexican, a Venezuelan, a Russian and an Indian. No, the next line isn’t ‘walk into a bar’, but rather these are the nationalities that make up the Formula One grid in 2012. The recent replacement of Jarno Trulli with […]