Monthly Archives: June 2010

Our heroes, past and present – Button, Hamilton and Senna’s MP4-4

Hamilton and Button visit the McLaren garage and take a look at Senna’s 88′ car (the McLaren MP4-4), stunning video – keep them coming McLaren!

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Formula One: What is a speed trap?

Formula One: What is a speed trap?

A friend recently asked me what a speed trap is, in terms of F1. The speed trap is the fastest point on the racing circuit. It is generally towards the end of the longest straight, and just before the breaking point of the corner. The speed trap is used to obtain and compare the fastest speeds amongst drivers. This snippet from formula1.com shows the speed trap of the Valencia circuit (the yellow spot) – it’s …

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Sunset in Cambridge

Sunset in Cambridge

The sun sets so late this time of year, it’s great to come home and still have a few hours of light after work. This shot was taken from our balcony, the trees overlook the bank of the river cam, the sun peeking out behind them. Click through for a larger size on my Flickr

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