The 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans: Closing in on the end of an era 


Per my annual tradition, I stayed up and watched all 24 hours of the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans June 16-17. The historic race was first run on public roads in and around Le Mans, France in 1923. Within the context of more recent Le Mans history, the on-track action on Saturday and Sunday was rather… Continue reading The 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans: Closing in on the end of an era 

A Case for Pascal: Why Wehrlein is the Logical, Strategic Choice to Replace Rosberg at Mercedes F1


When I saw the news this past Thursday that Nico Rosberg had retired in the immediate aftermath of his first drivers' championship, I was as shocked as anyone else. However, my mind almost immediately shifted from the present to the future. I immediately began to consider who could take Rosberg's seat this late in the silly season. The Mercedes F1 ride is probably the most coveted in… Continue reading A Case for Pascal: Why Wehrlein is the Logical, Strategic Choice to Replace Rosberg at Mercedes F1

RaceRip: F1 Australian GP 2016


This past weekend's Australian Grand Prix delivered just about everything it could be expected to. Surprises, talk of safety, great midfield battles, a failed qualifying "innovation," and the debut of an American team were all on tap. Indeed, the Australian GP has carried on the pre-season tones that will likely define the 2016 world championship. One cannot… Continue reading RaceRip: F1 Australian GP 2016