Short Revs, May 11, 2018

'Tis the most wonderful time of the year (for race fans): IndyCar really begins the month of May with the Indy GP this weekend. F1 takes on Spain. And fresh faces in Formula E.  (Photo: Screenshot from Newgarden's Instagram video as a digital letter to Simon Pagenaud and a challenge for the next #DefendThe1 tag.) … Continue reading Short Revs, May 11, 2018

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

Short Revs, March 23, 2018

Jean-Eric Vergne embraces his win during the podium ceremonies at the CBMM Biobium Punta del Este E-Prix in Uruguay last weekend. Photo LAT/Formula E. FORMULA E Punta del Este Formula E ended the first half 2017 - 2018 season with a riveting performance in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Techeetah’s Jean-Eric Vergne nabbed his second win, … Continue reading Short Revs, March 23, 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

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!

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

Vettel Leads F1 Championship with Win in Bahrain

Bahrain was a race filled with what we would like to call, "racing." And there was also a lot of "what just happened?" It just may be the most exciting season of F1 we've seen in a long time. And oh, how we've missed this. We experienced this "racing" sensation in China last week, but the … Continue reading Vettel Leads F1 Championship with Win in Bahrain

The Chinese Grand Prix: A New Battle Begins

Alas! Our days of enduring a Mercedes-on-Mercedes Drivers' F1 Championship is over! (Or so we hope.) It's a new era, with Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari win at the Australian Grand Prix, followed by Lewis Hamilton again showing how incredibly talented of a driver he is by nabbing the win in China this past weekend. And this wasn't … Continue reading The Chinese Grand Prix: A New Battle Begins

Hamilton dominates at the United States Grand Prix

The United States Grand Prix podium is nearly a deja-vu–have we seen this before?– with Lewis Hamilton (P1), Nico Rosberg (P2)--the change was Daniel Ricciardo (P3) from last year's Sebastian Vettel (who finished 4th this year). The biggest difference was the weather (remember last year's rain...?). However, Hamilton was the ultimate winner of the USGP in Austin, Texas. Yesterday's win made … Continue reading Hamilton dominates at the United States Grand Prix