Dec 04 2014 @ 10:57
Roy The Boy started the topic Lewis Hamilton’s case for Sports Personality of the Year Award win.. in the forum Other Sports 3 years, 4 months ago
How UK F1 World Champions have fared in SPotY
1973 Jackie Stewart Won Sports Personality
1976 James Hunt Came 2nd in Sports Personality of Year
1992 Nigel Mansel Won Sports Personality
1996 Damon Hill Won Sports Personality
2008 Lewis Hamilton Came 2nd in Sports Personality of Year
2009 Jenson Button…[Read more]
Jun 30 2014 @ 16:02
Silverstone ‘94. Now there’s a something that evokes some serious memories.
1994 was, of course, the year Aerosmith’s classic video accompanying their song Crazy hit MTV’s screens. Its star was the ultimate object of teenaged lust and desire, Alicia Silverstone.
I have to confess the part of my home-recorded ‘best o…[Read more]
May 06 2014 @ 20:15
Like the Bookmaker’s, Hamilton Always Wins
“Gambling? It’s a mugs game, the bookmakers always win”. It’s a common statement and a common belief but one I will never subscribe to.
But, for one minute, let’s surmise those who preach such sermons – and invariably partake in the mass rip-off which is a Grand National fun bet and make a weekly…[Read more]
Feb 05 2014 @ 23:17
Very underwhelmed by today’s Racing Post Olympic Games treatment which is comparable to their Fish O’Mania coverage and as sizeable as their daily Tour de France reporting which, as we know, goes on for week after week after… Additionally the Games do not start tomorrow (only some obscure qualifiers) but on Saturday. Irksomely the piece, in pl…[Read more]
Jan 17 2014 @ 15:33
Winter Olympic betting preview
THE SOCHI OLYMPICS are just 22 days away and, while there is plenty of FIS Alpine World Cup racing in the interim, the 2014 landscape is reasonably smog free. Of course all that can change if and when the formbooks are set alight.
The mortgage play is American Mikaela Shiffrin in the Woman’s Slalo…[Read more]
Nov 22 2013 @ 17:58
From Slumber to Sensation? A week in F1
I should think F1 circuit designer Hermann Tilke is having sleepless nights. He sold the Land of the Free and Home of Lawsuit an F1Grand Prix Circuit but delivered them an annual coma inducing spectacle of cars strung out like washing on a line.
From the moment it was turned into a display of military…[Read more]
Nov 12 2013 @ 16:38
F1 in Texas, not a mystery just coincidence
Last month, on receipt of my Abu Dhabi betting preview, a friend and associate sent me an email suggesting I should not “write down anything that is remotely, and I mean remotely, racist or misogynistic.”
I respect this guy a great deal, as does my wife, who is cur…[Read more]
Sep 05 2013 @ 22:32
The great thing with Sky Sports’ dedicated F1 channel is their reviews of seasons past. It is a stark reminder that not so very long ago motor racing was both fun and spectacular.
It was not a sterile demonstration of cardboard cut-out drivers at the wheel of spotlessly clean mobile advertising hoardings.
Drivers were allowed to make m…[Read more]
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