Tagged: 2017

F1 2017 Pre-Season Testing – Week 1 recap, analysis and Week 2 preview.

As the 2017 Formula 1 season draws near, many fans flock to F1-related pages in order to keep up with the latest developments as teams test their new cars before the season starts officially on March 24th, 12:00h local time in Melbourne, Australia – when the lights for the first free practice session of the Australian Grand Prix turn green. In these series of posts, I will transcribe the most important stuff happening on track on an hourly basis, and follow it up with an analysis based on 2016 testing results. This post will wrap up the most important notes...

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Formula 1 2017 Pre-Season Testing Preview; What, When, Who, Where, and the meaning of it all

Long have us Formula 1 fans waited for this. At the moment of writing, it has been exactly 90 days since the flag dropped in Abu Dhabi, which saw Nico Rosberg crowned World Driver’s Champion, snatching the title from his teammate Lewis Hamilton who had won the previous years and was the favourite to take the title in 2016 by a mile. In these 90 days, us fans have eagerly been waiting for this moment to arrive. The moment when the newly developed cars take to the track to prepare for the upcoming 2017 season, next monday in Barcelona. As...

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Make your own 2017 Formula 1 Livery with this Template

About a week ago, I was wondering what the 2017 Formula 1 cars would look like, partly due to a whole list of posts on reddit with how the 2017 McLaren would or would not look. I was thinking about making my own version and adding it to the mix, but I did not have a clean slate from which I could create the livery. Instead of giving up, I made my own clean slate, based on a picture detailing the 2017 regulations by Giorgio Piola. I made a few liveries, but could not force myself to make a livery for every team...

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Make 2017 Yours by Keeping to Your Resolutions

After the dreadful 2016, 2017 has arrived. In 2016, we saw Trump take victory over Clinton, we saw the British exit from the European Union decided through a referendum. We saw numerous terrorist attacks in 2016, most notably in Brussels, Istanbul and Berlin. In Turkey, a failed coup took place, giving Erdogan a carte blanche to cleanse the three pillars of government from critics. Numerous musicians, actors and comedians died, concluding in the family tragedy which first took Carrie Fisher, and her mother Debbie Reynolds the day after. Furthermore, 2016 was again the hottest year on global average meaning that we are...