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  1. Formula One - Fernando Alonso emerging as title favorite

    Tom McKean

    Rewind the Formula One season back to before the first event, when preseason testing was in full swing and constructors were still discovering their own capabilities and those of the competition. It was early, but the F2012 did not appear to have the...

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  2. Formula One - Fernando Alonso bracing for Hockenheimring

    Tom McKean

    The 10th round of the Formula One campaign means a stop at the Hockenheimring, a venue that featured considerable controversy upon F1's most recent visit, in 2010. Although Fernando Alonso was declared the winner, the result cast Ferrari in a very ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  3. Formula One - Mark Webber among Australian Formula One greats

    Tom McKean

    Mark Webber's lengthy Formula One career has seen both heartbreak and elation, and this season could very well be a high point for the veteran. His second win of the year certainly has put the competition on notice, and he no doubt has his focus on ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  4. Formula One - Michael Schumacher joined surprising podium in Vale...

    Tom McKean

    The opening laps in Valencia suggested that this year's version would be similar to recent editions on the street circuit. Sebastian Vettel looked to be in complete control as he opened up a commanding lead, but mechanical gremlins ultimately ended...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  5. Formula One - Lewis Hamilton seventh winner in seven races

    Tom McKean

    Tires have seemingly dominated the Formula One landscape this season, and in Montreal, they once again helped to tell the story. The drama truly emerged late in the Canadian Grand Prix, when both Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel were attempting t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  6. Formula One - McLaren at Montreal's Grand Prix of Canada a good b...

    Tom McKean

    There was a time when the city of Montreal was not the kindest host to McLaren. When Circuit Gilles Villeneuve opened its doors to Formula One in 1978, it was Ferrari that enjoyed the first win, and McLaren didn't find victory at the track until 10 y...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  7. Formula One - Mark Webber leads Red Bull charge at Monaco

    Tom McKean

    The unpredictable nature of Formula One has been on full display all season, and Monaco was no exception. A second career win in Monte Carlo for Mark Webber did not come easy, and he was forced to play defense for much of the event to secure victory....

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  8. Formula One - Pastor Maldonado puts Williams back atop podium

    Tom McKean

    A year ago, the famed Williams squad was enduring a downright embarrassing season, one which yielded no points through the first five events on the F1 calendar. It was a nearly unimaginable start for a team that had accomplished so much in the sport...

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  9. Formula One - Felipe Massa nearing crossroads

    Tom McKean

    There was a brief moment in 2008 when it appeared that Felipe Massa was a world champion. At the season finale in Brazil, Massa was the man to cross the line first, and the celebrations began for Ferrari. But in the waning moments, Lewis Hamilton c...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  10. Formula One - Fernando Alonso surprises even himself in Malaysian...

    Tom McKean

    It's exceedingly difficult to classify a Ferrari victory as a bit of an underdog story, but in Malaysia, that seemed to be precisely the case. The most prestigious team in F1 history was certainly off the pace in both testing and the opening round in...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  11. Formula One - F1 preview: Red Bull back on top?

    Tom McKean

    Formula One sees several new faces this season, and, with all the young talent, there could very well be a future superstar in the mix. Although it might not reflect 2001, when Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya were rookies, th...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  12. Formula One - Lewis Hamilton capitalizes on Sebastian Vettel's mi...

    Tom McKean

    The headaches of a Formula One season must at times feel overwhelming for drivers, especially when the wins seem to be more elusive than ever. But victory has the ability to wash much of the concern away, and, to some degree, Lewis Hamilton must have...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  13. Formula One - Sebastian Vettel has Abu Dhabi edge

    Tom McKean

    With only two races remaining in the 2011 Formula One season, much of the news will pertain to next year and beyond. That's been the case this week as rumors have swirled that Kimi Raikkonen might be returning to the sport next season, possibly leav...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  14. Formula One - Sebastian Vettel untouchable in India

    Tom McKean

    While the on-track battles were certainly lacking, India's Formula One debut left a lasting impression on both drivers and fans. Many had very trying weekends -- including Felipe Massa, Pastor Maldonado and Lewis Hamilton -- but overall, many drive...

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  15. Formula One - Sebastian Vettel has edge at new venue India

    Tom McKean

    Looking back, the 2004 season was a defining year in Formula One's history, in more ways than one. Not only did it mark the final season of Michael Schumacher's dominant run, it ushered in a completely new era of F1, one which witnessed new venues ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  16. Formula One - Sebastian Vettel untouchable in Korea

    Tom McKean

    Soon after celebrations in Korea concluded, the open-wheel world mourned the loss of former IndyCar champion Dan Wheldon in a terrible accident in Las Vegas. It was a sobering reminder of the inherent dangers in motorsports, even today, and it provid...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2011