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Posted On November 9, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Drafting the Circuits

The DTC Podcast: November 9, 2017

Listen to “Drafting The Circuits November 09, 2017” on Spreaker. Frank Santorski and the Drafting the Circuits gang – Gray Warren, Richard Youden and Seth Eggert – weighs in on NASCAR at Texas, makes predictions for the final spot in the championship four, has a healthy discussion about the economics of the sport, and looks at the open F1 seat at Williams for 2018. Credits: Host – Frank Santoroski DTC Panel – Seth Eggert, Gray Warren, & Richard Youden Producers – Anthony Arnold & Keith Hayes Special thanks to Whoobazoo for hosting the DTC Podcast.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Lance Stroll believes he is ready to learn what it takes to compete in his debut Formula 1 season and embraces having veteran Felipe Massa to lean on as a teammate at Williams F1. The 18-year-old Canadian blitzed European Formula 3 with 14 wins in 30 starts en route to the championship with Prema Powerteam. The incoming rookie looks to Massa as a ‘mentor’ as prepares for the start of the season on March 24-26 in the Australian Grand Prix. The team took to Twitter withRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Mercedes has finally announced that Valtteri Bottas as its driver for the 2017 Formula 1 season alongside Lewis Hamilton. Bottas replaces reigning world champion Nico Rosberg, who announced his shocking retirement just days after winning the title in a thriller in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 27-year-old Finn emerged as the favorite to replace Rosberg, but with a contract in place at Williams for 2017 it meant Mercedes had to negotiate a deal with the Grove-based outfit to release him for the upcoming season. ItRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Felipe Massa will start the Austrian Grand Prix from the pit lane due to a damaged front wing. The Brazilian was set to start from 10th, but his Williams team discovered a crack in the front wing and decided to not risk it and change it out for a new one. Massa was running a new spec of front wing, but with the change he left with reverting to the older spec. Massa’s spot on the grid will remain empty. The Brazilian joins Toro Rosso driverRead More
By Steve Aibel, Senior F1 Writer 2016 Formula 1 Is Set To Take Off And These Story-lines Will Dominate The Season! The Battle At The Sharp End Of The Field For the racing aficionado, Formula 1 offers great battles throughout the field if you watch closely. The problem, and it’s a big one, is that the closest racing is not always at the front of the field for wins and podiums. Especially during the past two seasons, the new turbo charged power units, have penciled in Mercedes as the winner, weekRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The Williams F1 team has decided to drop its appeal on Felipe Massa’s disqualification from the Brazilian Grand Prix. Massa finished eighth in his home race, but had the result thrown out by the FIA after his tires were found to be over the maximum temperature allowed on the grid. “Following detailed consideration the team has concluded that despite not agreeing with the exclusion and believing it has sufficient evidence with which to successfully contest the ruling, it will not formally appeal the decision as aRead More