Wow! It's Monaco! Woohooh! The glitz! The glamour! The shiny opulence of it all! Rubbish - most people's experience of the Monaco Grand Prix isn't glamourous at all: it's just sitting in front of a telly, shouting at interminable adverts and ...Read More

Simon Fuller... Name ring a bell? How about if I mention the Spice Girls? No? Well, let me put you out of your misery (although I'm probably partly to blame for that misery by mentioning the Spice Girls in the ...Read More

Well, I'm just glad they're stopping tobacco advertising in F1. I'm fed up with switching from Camel to Marlboro to Lucky Strike to West, depending on who I support... I even had to give up and switch to Nicquitin patches ...Read More

It's a Eurosceptic's dream really - alighting upon the European GP, getting really wound up and bellowing "European??? It's always in Germany!!! What does that tell you?!?!" before going on to somehow relate it to fishing quotas and the end ...Read More

When I first heard the name 'Team Super Aguri' I thought it must be an insanely violent Japanese cyberpunk cartoon on Sky. Surprisingly it turns out to be something even better... In my head they had outlandish haircuts and went around ...Read More

I wonder if your reaction was the same as mine when you heard Scott Speed had been fined $5000 for using abusive language during the stewards' hearing after the Australian GP? "Yay! F1 has its own John McEnroe! Er, except without ...Read More

Over the past couple of years most F1 drivers appear to have been the subjects of highly successful charisma bypass surgery; being by and large unforgivably drab and giving precious little entertainment out of the car. This year, however, looks like ...Read More

You've got to feel sorry for Renault, who had the temerity to make noises about Ferrari's 'flexi' wings: so the FIA went and put Renault under scrutiny instead... D'OH! Then other teams 'revised' their wings after the FIA started tutting ...Read More

For 2006, despite many great suggestions in F1 magazines and websites, the FIA went and introduced one of the most bizarre Qualifying sessions imaginable. (Even after conducting a huge web survey hilariously saying they wanted to listen to fans...) Although it ...Read More

"Any colour so long as it's red" seems to be the mantra for 2006 F1 car liveries. Or at least there's a distinct shift into red territory. That's a good thing if you're McLaren, who cunningly disguised this year's MP4/21 in ...Read More

In the same way that dotty old ladies seem convinced that policemen are getting younger, I must admit to having noticed a similar thing with F1 drivers... Just look at any season review from the 60s or 70s - they're all ...Read More

You'd think that as an F1 fanatic I'd be happy that a new season is about to start, and yet I'm not. Why? I'll tell you why.... Hermann Tilke: that's why! I want the season to kick off on a cool ...Read More