Scuderia Toro Rosso is totally supportive of the Korean Grand Prix and is delighted to be part of Formula 1's advance guard travelling to yet another new frontier in the Grand Prix cosmos. However, even before we get there, we have heard concerns and complaints about this new race from some quarters, because much of the Formula 1 world is so old fashioned and set in its ways.
They say time flies when you're having fun, which suggests that all those British Grands Prix staged at Donington Park must have been fantastic, because it hardly seems like more than a year since the World Championship event was held at Silverstone.
Turkey is one of the only countries to have a paragraph about sport written into its Constitution. Article 59 of the Constitution says, "The State takes measures to develop the physical and mental health of Turkish citizens of all ages and encourages the spread of sports among the masses. The State protects successful athletes."
The street circuit in the principality is 3.3 km of the tightest straight, chicanes and hairpin corners you'll see anywhere this season. What Singapore's Marina Bay circuit lacks in it's over abundance of right-angled corners, it at least makes up for in the generous width of it's track.
The clamour to call Formula 1 “boring” seems to have died down after the thrill-a-lap that was Australia and the magnificent back-to-front grid in Malaysia. But it’s still worth reflecting on whether the assertion carried any weight in the first place.
It's hard to believe today, but Rajon Rondo had never been considered a super-talent. Not at college, not even after making the transition to the professional game. But then, one day, the Boston Celtics took a gamble on the boy from Kentucky.