Short Revs, May 24, 2018: The Double Points, Double Weekend Edition

Welcome to one of the most awaited weekends in racing (aside from the fast-approaching 24 Hours of Le Mans just three weeks away). Enjoy your morning coffee as Formula 1 takes the narrow and magnificent streets of Monaco. Bask in the afternoon sun in the bleachers (or at home) as you watch the Indianapolis Motor … Continue reading Short Revs, May 24, 2018: The Double Points, Double Weekend Edition

Short Revs, May 4, 2018

It’s MAY. Welcome to the best month in racing. That’s all you need to know. Also, May the 4th be with you…. (Image: Simon Pagenaud stands with his greatest work of art in the #INDYCARautographbattle. From IndyCar media.) INDYCAR #INDYCARautographbattle Just as things were starting to cool off, it appears the shenanigans have hit an … Continue reading Short Revs, May 4, 2018

2018 F1 Season is looking red after Vettel back-to-back wins

Image: Vettel getting out of the car to victory. (From F1 media site) The second race of the season is in the books and it’s beginning to look red for the championship. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took the win in Bahrain this weekend in what looked to be one of the most exciting finishes we have … Continue reading 2018 F1 Season is looking red after Vettel back-to-back wins

F1 near deja vu return to Australia

Ferrari wins again, with Sebastian Vettel taking the honor of 1st for the second year running at the Australian GP last weekend, Photo from F1 site. F1 season is back with a somewhat familiar start, the halos are still really there, and the most news from the weekend resulted from ESPN's technical difficulties with their … Continue reading F1 near deja vu return to Australia

Short Revs, March 2, 2018

March means racing season is finally here. The next four weeks will be quite active trackside as Formula E returns for the Mexico City E-Prix this weekend. Next weekend is IndyCar in St. Pete. IMSA returns the following weekend for the second race of the season at Sebring and Formula 1 finishes the month with … Continue reading Short Revs, March 2, 2018

Short Revs, January 19, 2018

Pictured: Mahindra Racing's Felix Rosenqvist poses triumphantly after nabbing his second consecutive win in Marrakesh last weekend, landing him the lead in the Formula E championship. F1 (Image Williams Martini Racing) Williams F1 announced on Tuesday that 22-year-old Russian driver, Sergey Sirotkin, will replace the (again) retired Felipe Massa for the team. Many were surprised … Continue reading Short Revs, January 19, 2018

Short Revs, January 5, 2018

Decided on a shorter, better (cuter) name for this, playing off of "Short Reads" with "Short Revs"--bringing to you the little bits of racing you might not have caught earlier on this week. F1 Teams have begun to poke their heads back out after the 2017 season and holidays to gear up and train for … Continue reading Short Revs, January 5, 2018

Mercedes dominates at the home of Ferrari; F1 at Monza

Ferrari fans made it clear at the podium ceremonies on Sunday at Monza, that they were incredibly unhappy with the now champion leader (by a mere three points), Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton. The boos were loud, and the sea of red beyond the podium only accentuated the anger of the Tifosi (Fans: Ferrari fans). However, not … Continue reading Mercedes dominates at the home of Ferrari; F1 at Monza

And we’re back–to Spa!

There's no point in titling this with "Hamilton wins yet again, this time in Spa" or something along those lines, because let's be honest, we've exhausted those titles. It's grand that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is as talented as he is, but a win isn't nearly as exciting or surprising anymore. It's more like "ah yes, … Continue reading And we’re back–to Spa!

Hamilton wins his home British GP race, yet again

Yes readers, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wins again--not just a race, but his home race, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone--again. Here's how that part of the race went: A Summary of Lewis Winning: He had a good start and kept his pole position (P1). Pitted once and managed to keep P1. Continued in P1. Some … Continue reading Hamilton wins his home British GP race, yet again

The Austrian hills are alive with the sound of Bottas winning

It may be a surprise or a sigh of relief to inform you that Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas took the win at the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring this weekend. Although, to be fair Bottas had an impressive run in qualifying Saturday to grab his second career pole, as well as his second … Continue reading The Austrian hills are alive with the sound of Bottas winning

First win of the season for Ricciardo in this episode of “The Baku Zone”

What a strange, painful and intriguing race in Azerbaijan on Sunday. If you were watching, you know it was a "fun-filled" race of power failures, incidents, penalties, comebacks and disaster. However, the odds were in Red Bull Daniel Ricciardo's favor as chance and skill brought him to the front halfway through the race in Baku … Continue reading First win of the season for Ricciardo in this episode of “The Baku Zone”

A Hamilton weekend in Montreal

What looked like a would-be power struggle for Mercedes front-runner Lewis Hamilton going into the Canadian Grand Prix weekend turned into an incredibly dominant qualifying and race for the three-time World Champion. Winning the pole on Saturday gave Hamilton his 65th career pole, as well as tied him with most overall poles with the legendary … Continue reading A Hamilton weekend in Montreal

The battle between Silver and Red heats up in Barcelona

After watching a somewhat less-invigorating race at Indy on Saturday, we were treated to a much different show Sunday in Barcelona with the F1 Spanish Grand Prix. The tango (and yes, all puns intended) between Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton was the stuff to make you sometimes sit on the edge of your … Continue reading The battle between Silver and Red heats up in Barcelona

Bottas Wins First F1 Race in Russia

(And in other news, a McLaren finally finished another race.) It only took 81 grand prixs to do it, but today, Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas finally won his first career F1 race at the Russian Grand Prix. Bottas's win was due first to a brilliant start at lights out. All weekend it looked as though Ferrari would … Continue reading Bottas Wins First F1 Race in Russia