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Design: Fernando Alonso’s 2017 Indianapolis 500 helmet

Fernando Alonso. He’s having a hard time currently with the McLaren Honda in Formula 1. The two-time WDC winner with Renault started his career with Minardi scoring points on his debut. Moved to Renault, ended Schumacher’s reign by dominating the ’05 and ’06 season and left for McLaren. At McLaren, he was pushed out by Ron Dennis in favor of the then new talent Lewis Hamilton, only to return to Renault. He was picked up by Ferrari to replace Raikkonen in order to challenge the Red Bulls – a venture which ultimately ended in a lot of frustration and disappointment....

F1 2017 Pre-Season Testing – Day 6 Recap and Analysis; ‘Red Dead Recovery-vehicle’-edition

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 during the testing sessions for the upcoming 2017 season on an hourly basis, and follow it up with an analysis based on 2016 testing results....

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Confessions of a Dutch Formula 1 Hipster in the Max Verstappen era

Max Verstappen’s surprising win in the Spanish Grand Prix has left the Netherlands with Max-Mania. His first Formula 1 race with Red Bull was immediately turned into the first ever win for a Dutch driver in the highest class of motorsport. This has resulted in a lot of new fans among the Dutch, but also brought about some annoyances with this ‘old’ fan in particular.