Category Archives: Formula 1

Gentlemen (and Ladies), Open Your Wallets!

Driving a Formula 1 car is not for the faint of heart, as we rediscovered at the Hungarian Grand Prix in July. But the prices at the merchandise stands can also bring on palpitations! This post is inspired by the … Continue reading

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2014 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

In about half an hour’s time, the lights will go out to signify the start of the 2014 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. The start of an F1 race is always a happy-sad time for me. Happy because … Continue reading

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Hungarian Summer Gatherings

This week, when I first saw Ailsa’s (from Where’s My Backpack?) Photo Travel Theme of Meeting Places and Krista’s (from the Daily Post) Photo Theme of Summer Lovin’, I immediately thought of me and all my fellow Formula 1 crazy … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Formula 1 Racing

Formula 1 motor racing is a truly global sport. After all, the 2014 season will comprise 19 races, in 19 countries, on four continents. So the trophies handed out to the winners are real World Cups. Like all sporting competitions, … Continue reading

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I wish I was in… Austin

This time last year I was in Austin, Texas. To be honest, I didn’t see as much of the weird capital of the south as I’d have liked. And most of what I did see was thanks to one of … Continue reading

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The 2012 Formula 1 US Grand Prix

The inaugural Formula 1 US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, was a huge success. The drivers liked it. The press liked it. The fans loved it! And my friends and I were among those … Continue reading

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Formula 1 Race Day!

I can’t tell you how excited I am. Today is the inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and I’m going to be there! We’re heading off to the track, so that’s all … Continue reading

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