Tag: McLaren

Team Principals Speak on the State of F1

It’s a chilly Saturday morning here at Circuit of The Americas, and for the first time since 2005, only 9 teams will be qualifying for a grand prix.  A lack of finances at Caterham and Marussia has created a situation that provided the...

Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’ Gathers Momentum

    In the midst of last Summer’s release of the critically acclaimed ‘Senna’ and a new grand prix at Circuit of the Americas, another Formula 1 project was taking shape with a production and cast directly from Hollywood...

A Visit to the Bruce McLaren Trust

I had the opportunity on a recent road trip through New Zealand to visit the Bruce McLaren Trust. My visit made for an afternoon full of memories of Bruce, his legacy, and life growing up above a service station in an Auckland suburb.

America on Top Gear

Recently, Top Gear put together a memorable 15 minute piece at the end of their show looking back at the life of Brazilian F1 Champion, Ayrton Senna, who would have turned 50 this year. Many drivers in the sport today vote Senna the man to beat, and...

Peter Habicht is a freelance writer and journalist in Formula 1 and has been involved with the sport’s growth in America since 2005.