By Callum Springall 1: The return of the technological war Waking up on Friday morning, it felt like a return to a seemingly bygone era where the leading teams would conjure up all manner of technical developments, bordering on illegality. The news during the Sky’s coverage of FP1 concerned an engine trick used by Mercedes, in […]

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By Kyle Cumbers So we move on to round eight of the 2017 Formula 1 season and a trip back to Baku. Last year’s European Grand Prix, held in the Azerbaijani capital, was not the greatest but we shouldn’t judge a new track from one race. It didn’t help that Lewis Hamilton hit the wall […]

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By Callum Springall Whether you are of the opinion that Monaco is essential to Formula 1 or a processional gimmick that only stays on the calendar for the money, the 2017 edition wasn’t short of intrigue – albeit for the want of overtaking. After a scintillating qualifying session that left the top three within 0.05s, including […]

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By Kyle Cumbers The Monaco Grand Prix creates a great debate on The NR F1 Podcast every year, over whether it’s just a gimmick race or a classic grand prix essential to the Formula 1 calendar? Personally, I fall on the side that it is essential to F1 with the history the track provides and […]

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By Callum Springall It’s 1998 again, isn’t it? A scarlet Ferrari with a German driver and a silver car with a Brit and a Finn at the wheel, is enough to give most Formula 1 fans above a certain age a whiff of nostalgia. Throw into that mix the close racing and a healthy rivalry […]

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By Kyle Cumbers Well it hasn’t been the best start for my betting tips in 2017 and together with Jolyon Palmer, I will be looking to bounce back this weekend in Barcelona. So the European season begins in Spain and that means every team will be excited to get their upgrades on the car – […]

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By Callum Springall A Finnish driver took his first win in Formula 1, in what was a slow burner of a Russian Grand Prix – but still incredibly tense going into the final laps. For a time it seemed to be a fairly routine win for the Mercedes new boy in Sochi, and one that […]

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By Kyle Cumbers We have been very lucky with the start of the season we’ve seen so far and the excitement is building for the battle ahead at the front between Ferrari and Mercedes. Although it is still very early in the 2017 season, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen need a result soon to postpone […]

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There are no punches pulled by Kyle Cumbers on the latest NR F1 Podcast, as he gets stuck into Fernando Alonso’s decision to take on Indy 500 and miss out on Formula 1’s trip to Monaco. Just don’t fall under the impression that McLaren and Jenson Butter avoid his scorn too. Edition 156 of The […]

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By Callum Springall Despite qualifying more than four tenths down on Mercedes, it was Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari who took home what is surely the best looking trophy of the year… all right, second best. Might as well cut the British GP trophy some slack! The reasons for this are wide-ranging, as the actions of […]

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