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2014 Testing – Wehrlein fastest for Mercedes as 2014 on-track action comes to a close

2014 Testing – Wehrlein fastest for Mercedes as 2014 on-track action comes to a close

November 26, 2014

The final day of the last in-season test of 2014 at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi saw Mercedes test driver Pascal Wehrlein claim the fastest time ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, while it was another day of farce and frustration for the primordial McLaren-Honda project. [more…]

2014 Testing – Wehrlein fastest for Mercedes as 2014 on-track action comes to a close

2014 Testing – Wehrlein fastest for Mercedes as 2014 on-track action comes to a close

November 26, 2014

The final day of the last in-season test of 2014 at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi saw Mercedes test driver Pascal Wehrlein claim the fastest time ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, while it was another day of farce and frustration for the primordial McLaren-Honda project. [more…]

Nico the nearlyman leaves the 2014 stage with his head held high

Nico the nearlyman leaves the 2014 stage with his head held high

November 25, 2014

After a season peppered with plenty of highs and plenty of lows, Nico Rosberg's title hopes crumbled in the season finale in Abu Dhabi. Still, this particular Patty favourite can be proud of his work this season, even if history suggests that this may be as good as it will ever get. [more…]

Fifth Column – Austria and Britain

Fifth Column – Austria and Britain

July 16, 2014

After a slightly unceremonious break, caused almost exclusively by us forgetting to do one after the Austrian Grand Prix, Fifth Column returns with an almost special double-header edition, including a bumper update to the ever-subjective world of TUF1WCIAWCC. [more…]

2013 F1 Season Review – Caterham – Last but not least, but also probably least

2013 F1 Season Review – Caterham – Last but not least, but also probably least

January 24, 2014

Patronise F1 completes our rather tardy look back at the 2013 F1 season just in time for the 2014 season to start by giving Caterham's season the once over, in a year when the team many saw as being the most 'sorted' of the newcomers in 2010 subsided to the very back of the sport's pecking order. [more…]