January 3, 2019 marked Michael Schumacher’s 50th birthday.
Fernando Alonso, the recently retired two-time Formula 1 champion, was serious when he said his next goal in life is to achieve the triple crown of winning the F1 title, the Indy 500 and Le Mans.
Earlier in the week, the FIA announced a new spec series for women hoping to attain open-wheel chops, aiming toward Formula 1 or its ancillary series.
Following the deaths of INDYCAR standout Justin Wilson and Formula One racer Jules Bianchi, the offered solutions to the once-in-a-lifetime issue were many and varied. F1 is going with a halo device over the cockpit; INDYCAR is checking out a large windscreen next week at ISM Raceway.
It’s always a challenge to get past a competitor on the racetrack. The layman might think overtaking is a matter of guts, but it’s often a matter of baiting, like a chess game.
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