I love this from Chris Harris this week. The clothes, the cars, the atmosphere is just classy. I must compete in this race someday.
This. This is why I don’t read newspapers. Not because I have the internet. Not because I don’t want ink on my fingers. This.
They are selling a lie, quite literally selling a lie. Admittedly not all newspapers are like this, but in the UK the more predominant ones bought are these. And its annoying.
Picture via @JamesLiamCook
I love the relevance F1 has to other industries. Makes me want to support this sport even more. I also love the intro to this; "F1 fans are a fascinating group who are, broadly speaking, engineering and technically literate, technology devotees, basically the sort of person you’d ask which TV, car or power tool you should buy."
Its true. We are the greatest fans in the world.
This looks really good. I think there is something to be said about how the safety of Formula 1 has affected us all. It has had tremendous influence on todays road cars, it is the reason most of us can survive sudden crashes on our way to work.
Without Bernie Ecclestone and Max Mosley putting together a team of highly trained doctors led by the late Dr Sid Watkins, we would have no Euro N-Cap. Todays cars would probably be fast, but unsafe in the way Formula 1 would be fast and unsafe.
I’d urge a lot of you to watch this. This is yet another film that doesn’t just have to appeal to F1 fans, but to people who have yet to watch it or casual fans. I’d also like to direct you to a number of other brilliant interviews with some of the people in this movie, who perhaps may go into more detail.
Gary Hartstien: “I was just a doctor” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBXWbTuNEl8
Architects of F1: Max Mosley - http://www1.skysports.com/formula-1/news/25412/8683888/architects-of-f1-max-mosley
Grand Prix: Killer years - http://vimeo.com/51735205