Being a team manager is very hard for all teams!16.08.2022 - 2 years ago I took over Mercedes now Chevy. I took Chevy vs LKR for the challenge and old friend had been asking me to run the team for years.
I came into the team in Crisis mode. We had new 4 part engine on the horizon but staff was no where near ready. While my posts was so optimistic it appeared to others i thought it would be easy. But behind the scenes I could only hope for some advanatge early on that it would be very hard for other teams to make this new engine.
Meanwhile I had to completely hire an entirely new staff. Little did i know at the time how much other teams spent to get even better chassis at 1/2 our cost.
Then i did not know how much image meant to sponsor offers. I once again over react and spent to much on image. It did get our red ink down but in long run made it worse.
I discovered my young staff skills was reaching a point where making our engine was a great option in this coming cycle. So once again I had to make drastic changes for the new conditions.
We went from reaching mId pact in some races to right back down near the bottom. This of course made me look like worst manager in all of F1.
But the truth is we have the money and the staff to make an engine this cycle. Even though I am the worst manager in F1 The team can now be run successfully with good expectations of facing all the challenges every Team manager faces.
So whether a team is top or bottom the 4 part engine is upon us next season development cycle. Possibility even a gearbox to boot. we all have different approches to this same challenge. Not one team manager would ever say it is easy or simple. In this we all support each other, None of us want another rival to completely fail.
This is the most important thing I have learned these past two years. F1 only works if All 15 teams are trying to build a better var then last seasons! That is the Future of the Game a place where anyone can reach one of the 15 teams in F1!
Howard Dewitt joins Pegaso28.09.2023 - The Canadian, ranked 5th in the world, will race for the Spanish team in the upcoming season. https://i... Pegaso is not the best team on the grid, but one thing they do know how to do is secure unlikely agreements for a team of their level. After... Show full release
JJ Lehto Jr To Retire After Season 5321.09.2023 - The Finnish F1 Grand Prix Winner JJ Lehto Jr has decided to retire after season 53 is finished. The Decision was made in the beginning of this season, after one final contract was signed with Jordan F1 Team. The Finn feels that he has achieved eve... Show full release
NASC gold cup driver C. Anderson interview!13.09.2023 - NASC gold cup's own Cal Anderson sat down on wednesday september 13th with Jamie Tall to talk about the NASC gold cup: JT: It is nice to have you here first I needed to ask you: When you are not on the track, What do you like to do CA:For me, strai... Show full release
Porsche Racing: Coins for Voting Points08.09.2023 - Another year has come and gone, and now it’s time to reward our fans for their support. Here is the list of all voting points donations we received for season 52: Dyanisus ......... coins) pisti99 ....... coins) EugeneBellam... coins) showthat... Show full release
Weird mistake guy08.09.2023 - V8 Melbourne qualifying highlights: It looks like Andy Blackgrove made a small mistake in Lakeside Drive! It looks like Oiva Hamays made a small mistake in Lakeside Drive! Andy Blackgrove made a noticeable error in Lakeside Drive! It look... Show full release
Hardy Runs For a Cause02.09.2023 - (Seattle, WA) Ashely Hardy's progression continues with her entry the the [URL=https://www.myr... World Peace Tour CXXVI, due to start on September 4th in Suzuka, Japan. The series will take the young driver to each of the six populated continents. ... Show full release
Luka Jerman wins maiden F1 Championship28.08.2023 - Luka Jerman became F1 world champion in a thrilling finale at Yas Marina. The Slovenian led the championship from teammate Moore by a mere 10 points going into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the stage set for an exciting finale to a season that ha... Show full release
Craig Gardner is sick of being blamed for DNF's that aren't his fault27.08.2023 - For the fourth time this season, alleged teammates Escalada and Gardner collided in a way that caused the latter to retire from the race, costing them what should've been an easy 7th in the championship to Trintignant. Anyone with a working pair of ... Show full release
Mercedes Thanks Romadov22.08.2023 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas wants to thank Vladimir Romadov for everything he has done for us this season. His performances this season have mostly been incredible, as we don´t have a car what could fight for top 20 on merit, but he has been still able to ... Show full release
NASC star breaks silence on Russia scandal18.08.2023 - His face still wet with energy drink from a celebratory shower, NASC trucks points leader Spike Lundberg finally acknowledged an international scandal involving his time spent off the race tracks in Russia. Lundberg went 14 races without talking a... Show full release
Porsche Racing: Coins for Voting Points08.09.2023 - Another year has come and gone, and now it’s time to reward our fans for their support. Here is the list of all voting points donations we received for season 52: Dyanisus ......... coins) pisti99 ....... coins) EugeneBellam... coins) showthatflop... 5.223 * - Porsche Racing shareholder We will continue to reward coins for your donations for season 53 too: - all donors of 1500+ voting points will receive 120 coins; - all donors of 1250 to 1499 voting points will receive 100 coin... Show full release
Mercedes Thanks Romadov22.08.2023 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas wants to thank Vladimir Romadov for everything he has done for us this season. His performances this season have mostly been incredible, as we don´t have a car what could fight for top 20 on merit, but he has been still able to put our car to Q2 many times this season and in 20 races (so far) he has been able to get himself 11 x on top 20 and 9 x 18th place. His best result this season came in Miami where he got 17th place in the race. -------------... is one of the bes... Show full release
Mercedes Thanks Ernie Beales11.08.2023 - Season 52 will be Ernie´s last season in F1 & in Mercedes team as the 39 year old will focus on Moto racing after this season. Ernie has been a big part of our Mercedes Family and without him the operation behind the scenes would have been harder (Setting up engineers,strategy department knowledge etc) Ernie has performed wonderfully with his driver in the past 2 seasons in F1 with best race finish being 15th in Season 51 Austin . It´s been great to watch Ernie still perform on good le... Show full release
Success in the Rise: Formula 1 Driver D. Stoppe Shows Potential and Improves Performance in the Ongoing Season25.07.2023 - The current Formula 1 season has introduced a promising newcomer in the form of driver D. Stoppe, who has encountered some initial challenges with his team Alpine in his debut season. However, despite the early setbacks, positive developments are now surfacing, promising a bright future for the driver and the Alpine team. Since his entry into the pinnacle of motorsports, D. Stoppe has showcased his impressive skills in the cockpit of the Alpine team. Nevertheless, adapting to the demanding en... Show full release
Russian grid girl to NASC trucks driver: ‘You’re the father’11.07.2023 - The news from Sochi brought the celebration in Tennessee to a full stop. Hours after NASC Truck Series rookie Spike Lundberg won the Bristol Dirt 150 and celebrated in the winner’s circle for the first time in his career, he received word of a pending paternity case from across the world. A Russian grid girl claims a race weekend hookup at the Sochi Autodrom left her pregnant by the American driver. A source close to the woman claims she was a grid girl on two stops in Sochi by the Formula... Show full release
Sorry, I overreacted28.06.2023 - After reading my press release again, I realized I should have used much kinder tone pointing out your mistake. Especially last few lines were uncalled for. I am sorry for that, I overreacted. These days there is so much misinformation on the internet and I get annoyed about that. Otherwise, it was a great interview. I appreciate your passion abut this game. Even though I don’t always agree with your slightly subjective analyses/point of view, I have to admit you have created the best communi... Show full release
Power Rankings - MRC Bahrain GP22.06.2023 - The first race of the season is done! Let’s have a look at who I think did very well in the season opener. Comment below if you disagree or agree. 1. Luka Jerman - What more can be said? The 32-year-old Slovenian former IndyCar champion started his season in the best possible way with pole followed by a win ahead of teammate Gregory Moore. A fantastic weekend for the Porsche driver. Rating : 9.6/10 2. Gregory Moore - Jerman’s Porsche teammate, Moore, also did extremely well. Off the bac... Show full release
Mercedes Family: United We Stand31.05.2023 - [URL=https://...][ur... we gather here to celebrate the relentless pursuit of excellence, the embodiment of precision and performance, and the indomitable spirit of competition. Welcome to the world of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team! At Mercedes, we believe that greatness is not merely achieved; it is earned through dedication, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible. For over a century, our iconic three-pointed star has symbolized engine... Show full release
Mercedes Wants You!!!21.05.2023 - [URL=https://...][ur... picture says more than any words can. When you think of Mercedes you know it breeds success. If Mercedes starts a journey you know it will not only win but dominate for years to come. The biggest brand in F1 of all time. Bigger than Ferrari,bigger than Williams,bigger than Red Bull & McLaren This is the only team in F1 what has been able to win 8 Constructors Championships in a row (2014-2021) Only team to win 7 Driver´s World Championships in a row (2014-... Show full release
Porsche Racing: Superlicence for free12.05.2023 - A few seasons ago we have decided to start rewarding our supporters that help us with their activity/voting point donations, and we will continue to reward our supporters in the future too. In fact, we are increasing our rewards from this season onward. By regularly voting and logging in daily our supporters can earn enough points to get enough points to buy themself a superlicence for the entire season. If you don’t know how to vote, you can check the video tutorial we’ve made: - https:/... Show full release