The pioneering pair who brought a new glory era to an F1 heavyweight – Autosport

Bernie Ecclestone claims Ron Tauranac advised him to sack a young Gordon Murray and keep the rest when he took over Brabham – but instead he (Bernie) chose to do the opposite.
It’s an exaggeration, but the quip at least reflects Bernie’s ‘my-way’ approach as he swept a new broom through Jack Brabham’s New Haw factory in the early 1970s.
How Red 5’s 1992 F1 throwback wowed Goodwood
How Austrian GP fan behaviour debates overlooked a key point
The complexities contributing to F1’s current bouncing storm
Why F1’s chess master isn’t worried by self-doubt
The changing priorities that caused an F1 giant’s terminal decline
How Red Bull’s gateway F1 car overcame a baked-in disadvantage
How unshackled Albon is taking inspiration from Hamilton and Vettel
The key considerations Ricciardo must weigh up ahead of a crucial chapter
Red Bull planned to start Hungarian GP on hard F1 tyres
Red Bull has revealed that it originally planned to start Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix on the hard tyres, in a move that would almost certainly have derailed its victory charge.
Russell “rubbing hands together” with rain forecast in F1 Hungarian GP
George Russell felt the Hungarian Grand Prix would’ve come towards his strategy had the threat of rain arrived as forecasted for the start of the Formula 1 race.
Ferrari explains reasons behind Leclerc’s doomed hard tyre switch
Ferrari has explained why it opted to put Charles Leclerc on hard tyres during Sunday’s Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, sparking his fall from fighting for victory to finishing sixth.
2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Hungarian GP
Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 world championship after scoring his eighth win of the season in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
How Red 5’s 1992 F1 throwback wowed Goodwood
It’s 30 years since Nigel Mansell clinched the 1992 Formula 1 world championship by finishing second to Ayrton Senna in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Mansell in the era-defining but scary Williams FW14B was one of the best suited driver-car partnerships in F1 history, and MAURICE HAMILTON was there to witness them being reunited once more for a crowd-pleasing blast at the Festival of Speed
How Austrian GP fan behaviour debates overlooked a key point
OPINION: Having witnessed scenes redolent of a 1980s football match – and then boggled at how online discussion of the issue descended into denial and name-calling – STUART CODLING thinks it’s high time for F1 fans, pundits and so-called legends to mind their language
The good fortune Red Bull needs to overthrow Hungary favourite Ferrari
In scorching hot conditions at the Hungaroring, Ferrari has a clear edge on the competition. But as witnessed already this season, the Scuderia hasn’t had things go its way and there are still plenty of factors which could open up opportunities for its Formula 1 rivals to strike at the Hungarian Grand Prix
The complexities contributing to F1’s current bouncing storm
Why are some Formula 1 teams resisting solutions to a dangerous problem that could have long-term impacts on driver health? ALEX KALINAUCKAS investigates why ‘porpoising’ has become a toxic political issue, as well as a flummoxing technical one…
The epic championship battle Ferrari stumbles have robbed us of
Ferrari’s biggest adversary in the 2022 Formula 1 title battle has largely been itself more than Max Verstappen, and team errors and mechanical issues have contrived to put Charles Leclerc a whopping 63 points behind his rival. Doing the maths, had Ferrari had not suffered those problems, Leclerc would actually be some way ahead of the order…
The standout F1 2022 weakness Verstappen still needs Red Bull to address
OPINION: After his French Grand Prix victory and Charles Leclerc’s catastrophic crash, Max Verstappen’s points lead now sits at 63 – the largest it’s been so far in Formula 1 2022. But there’s still one area where he isn’t satisfied, which he needs Red Bull to fix
The 2018 Vettel rut Leclerc must avoid in F1 2022’s title fight
OPINION: With a French Grand Prix crash that hampers Ferrari’s Formula 1 title credentials even further, Charles Leclerc revived uncomfortable memories for the Scuderia of Sebastian Vettel’s 2018 Hockenheim blunder. Leclerc’s immediate reaction was markedly different to the German’s, and that must continue to be the case going forward if he is to have any chance of toppling Max Verstappen in 2022
French Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022
Despite the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard often considered a low-key affair, there was action aplenty this weekend which has strongly shaped the ratings. Two maximums are given out and another driver just misses out on a perfect score
Why Williams is abandoning its F1 2022 launch concept
Alonso happy to wait on Alpine F1 contract talks until after summer break


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