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I`m a big F1 fan and have been since the early 80s. I read weekly European specialist F1 press and keep on top of what`s happening in F1, such as results and testing, team politics, what drivers are saying etc. I`m especially a follower of the French Prost (formally Ligier) team and am also involved in karting and sports car racing in England.

Experience in the area

Writing accounts of the performance of the (then)Ligier team during Grand Prix meetings. Organinsing karting competitions for 300+ drivers and of course being an Allexperts Formula One expert

What do you like about this subject?

Motor racing is in my blood - my father races and still does, so I'm not sure if I had much choice! I guess I am ever optimistic that my favourite teams and drivers will do well....

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

It'd be nice to get in an F1 car someday and take it for a run, although I have sat in Arnoux's Ferrari

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Only one driver has ever claimed pole position, fastest lap and won in their first Grand Prix. It was Italian Giuseppe Farina in an Alfa Romeo at the 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, aged 43, however this was also the first ever World Championship Grand Prix....

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Everybody involved in F1 agrees that the racing would be much more exciting if overtaking was made easier by readopting wide slick tyres, reducing brake performance and reducing wing sizes - that is everybody agrees except the men in charge...

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Thank you very much for your question. As you may guess, I get asked this question quite a lot! Please therefore see my previous answers on this topic and if you still need further guidance, I will be

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