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Matthew Somerfield
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Matthew Somerfield

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For me F1 is all about the finite detail, I write technical articles so that the more causal F1 fan can understand more easily what they are seeing and hearing when watching my beloved sport. I also run my own blog covering the technical aspects of the sport: SommersF1.com

Matthew Somerfield's Articles

Friday, July 5, 2013

El futuro: Formula E?

La Fórmula 1 siempre ha estado en la cúspide tecnológica dentro del mundo automotor, y desde la aparición del KERS en 2009 lo hace en el ámbito del vehículo eléctrico. La FIA está promoviendo una nueva categoría con coches cuya energía impulsora no será gasolina. Exploremos de que se trata. Read more »

Monday, April 8, 2013

Knowing the McLaren MP4/4

There's no doubt this masterpiece is one of the all time greatest cars ever to take the grid in Formula 1. The McLaren creation won 15 of 16 races in 1988 on the hands of no other but Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, arguably the best driver's duo to represent a team. Let's go technical about it. Read more »

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

HRT to live again as Scorpion Racing emerge?

The Spanish team folded at the end of 2012, but there are positive signs -or speculation- of a possible assets takeover. Read more »

Friday, January 25, 2013

What to look for in the new 2013 F1 cars

An exploration of new possible designs and solutions while comparing to what we saw in 2012. Read more »

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

McLaren-Honda?

The arrival in 2012 of the "new" Turbo Era will probably shuffle the status-quo in the Formula 1 with teams adjust to the massive changes that naturally will come with such a change; and, the Japanese firm expressed desires of coming back and the Mercedes-McLaren alliance does not look as strong as it was once. Is this a call to action? Read more »

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