Images: KymIllman.com

“The Austrian Grand Prix is one of my top 3 races.    The track is surrounded by beautiful forests, the media facilities trump everything else, the track is easy to navigate and there is nothing like the traffic dramas at Paul Ricard in France.”   KYM ILLMAN, ace F1 lensman.

And, as Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen prepare to do battle with Mercedes and Ferrari this weekend, consider this.

Is Porsche really serious about entering Formula One as an engine manufacturer?

I’ve always reckoned Red Bull boss Christian Horner is as smart as they come in motor racing.    And an indication of those smarts was not locking in long-term the Honda engine deal.

The quality German marque has confirmed it’s joining Mercedes in Formula E next season and left the door open to partnering an existing F1 team.tis we

And we know Porsche has closely followed the progress of the all encompassing 2021 F1 regulations.

That link could give Dan from Duncraig something else to think about as he ponders his future!

Porsche Slays the Monster 

Meanwhile, Porsche’s 919 Hybrid Evo this week blitzed the lap record of the 20.81km Nurburgring Nordschleife monster, set by Porsche ace Stefan Bellof way back in ’83.     Check out the video below, with dual Le Mans winner Timo Bernhard pedalling at his peak!

Courtesy: Porsche Motorsport

Comment:

“How does he (Timo Bernhard) go so fast with his massive balls weighing it down?”  EinsteinOnCrack 

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