I’m 41, and I’ve been watching F1 since I was a small boy. A lot has changed in that time and there have been good seasons and not so good seasons, but I am of the belief that F1 is now dangerously close to being broken forever. All at the hands of investment bankers and managers only interested in money, and designers and engineers only interested in beautiful solutions that fans cannot see or appreciate. Continue reading
Volkswagen Group have named the Audi Q7 as being the next vehicle for mass recall. This comes at a bad time, with the current recall issues over the 500,000 1.6L and 2.0L TDI models across VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda that are being recalled across the USA due to illegal software designed to cheat emissions tests.
Took the camera to York Dragway. All shots taken with the new Nikon 50mm f1.4. Decided that it’s great, but limiting. Too long for group shots, too short for distant stuff. At an effective 75mm it’s basically a classic portrait lens, and I don’t do portraits. Boosted levels courtesy of Photoshop, but that’s about it. I’ve since sold the lens, but at least it’s one bit of gearlust I can put to bed…
Think of journalism, and many a young lad’s mind will turn to the motoring motormouth himself, Mr Jeremy Clarkson, and it’s not difficult to see why. It seems like the dream job to many – fast cars and glamorous locations – what’s not to like? Continue reading