Tag Archives: Renault

2015 F1 Review- Adapt Or Die – Hall On F1

Pir 1

There have been flashes of colour throughout this season. Sebastian Vettel revitalised the scarlet (Marlboro) Ferraris and turned them into Mercedes’ closest challenger in the process. A pole in Singapore along with 3 race wins (Singapore, Malaysia & Hungary) was more than even Arrivabene could have hoped for at the start of the season. It took some impressive late season form

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LOTUS- Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious – Hall on F1

Lotus Monza

Toleman, Benetton, Renault. All historic names. There are iconic moments associated with all three. Senna’s other worldly drive at Monaco in ’84 with Toleman. Schumacher and Brawn forging together an alliance that would dominate Formula One, starting with ’94 & ’95 titles at Benetton. Alonso bringing the duo’s Ferrari title run to an end, with Renault in ’05 & ’06.

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Formula E- It’s Electric! With David Hall.


Formula E finished the season as dramatically as it had started, grabbing the audiences’ attention right on the final lap. Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld’s collision on the last corner of the last lap (Causing the latter to crash out spectacularly) ensured that Lucas Di Grassi won the opening race of the season in Beijing, and Formula E made headlines.

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The End of an Era in F1?- with David Hall


Like many other sports, Formula 1 goes through cycles. Successful teams come and go as often as Adrian Newey decides he wants to design a new boat or until Gordon Murray decides he’d rather build an all-conquering GT/Road car. Gladly Ross Brawn got tired of fishing for a while, helping Benetton & Ferrari to success and then laying the foundation

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Time for Change in F1? with David Hall.


1st February was the first day of pre-season testing- a day F1 fans had waited for all winter. At a glance there are interesting headlines. – Sebastian Vettel was fastest for Ferrari. – Mercedes, 3rd fastest, completed a mammoth 157 laps. It’s always difficult to judge pre-season testing. Was the Ferrari running light or were Mercedes concentrating on long runs?

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