Sidepodcast // All for F1 and F1 for all

Written by Jordan F1

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F1's Back to the Future, or not Kiwi gold

What if the 1971 GP of Argentina was a race that counted?

Sidepodcast: F1's Back to the Future, or not Kiwi gold

by Jordan F1

Ahhh, Chris Amon, the most famous of all the Kiwi F1 drivers out there, despite (or because of) not even having a World Championship to his name. Heck with that, despite even not having won an F1 championship race! This is not to say that he did not try, as he had led more than his fair share of races, and that he could and did win F1 races. It is just that, as non-championship races, they did not count towards the driver's championship title. He won at the International Race Of Champions at Silverstone in 1970 and the 1971 Argentine Grand Prix.

A modest proposal on F1 safety (with apologies to Jonathan Swift)

Saving the drivers, by killing the sport

Sidepodcast: A modest proposal on F1 safety (with apologies to Jonathan Swift)

by Jordan F1

When it comes to F1 safety, we are going about it completely wrong. It is our fellow humans that we either care, or should care about when it comes to racing safety. Instead it is the circuits and cars that we try to make safer. But to what end? Glorious, awesome tracks that put the fear of God into me - that put the concept of mortality in a kid barely learning to ride a tricycle properly - have disappeared or become boring in comparison to their former selves.

Thursday Thoughts - Nothing that an overdose of testosterone can not solve

Circuits that have already been adapted need looking at again

Sidepodcast: Thursday Thoughts - Nothing that an overdose of testosterone can not solve

by Jordan F1

Suppose if everyone in the Superman Universe knew that Superman and Clark Kent are the same person.  Would there be a need for Clark Kent?  I mean Lois and Jimmy exists as damsels in distress, to be saved on the page of the comic book by Superman.  But Clark is just a cover that has been blown.  I forget their bosses’ name at the Daily Planet, but how many times would he have to say “Lois must be in trouble – there goes Superman dressed up as Clark to the telephone booth or closet again… “ Before it starts to become a bit pathetic?

Jordan F1 driver policies - Exaggerating vs. lying

There's a significant difference when stretching the truth

Sidepodcast: Jordan F1 driver policies - Exaggerating vs. lying

by Jordan F1

After a long debate in the comments over the difference between Lewis Hamilton's actions in Australia 2009, when he took to the stewards office with a rather different version of events than he had told the media, and Sebastian Vettel's attempts to halt a race with radio reports of low visibility, Jordan F1 puts together his own thoughts on acceptable actions from our F1 drivers.