F1 Testing Review

Barcelona:Circuit De Catalunya Day 1.  The first day of any test is full of anticipation of what is going to happen and today was no exception. Were Ferrari going to continue with there Jerez table topping pace? Where Mercedes going to dominate the lap totals? Can Mclaren and Honda add some reliability to the MP4-30? […]

Bencipe: Pulled Pork with Homemade Slaw

There are fewer things better in life than juicy fragrant pulled pork dripping in BBQ sauce stuffed into a small bap or slider if your of the american persuasion.The process is very simple but does take an ounce of patience as the cooking time is over 5 hours. It is however well worth the wait.With […]

Ali Rushforth

Get To Know Ali Born on 9th February 1979 in Huddersfield, this Yorkshireman now lives in Didcot, Oxfordshire with his lovely wife and 3 children, of which his son is following in Dad’s footsteps in Karting. Ali is a highly experienced driver with 25 years under his belt, manages and runs his own team as […]

F1 – A Few Questions Answered

Hello again,it’s been a while The last week has been a busy time in the lives of Life In The Pit Lane. There has been a new car to collect (we made our own light hearted launch video which is on TPCO here : http://www.thepitcrewonline.net/life-in-the-pit-lane.html )Also a teething baby that does not seem to understand the […]

F1 Testing – The Last Day

The Last Day…… After three days of testing the car at a relatively empty circuit we come to the fourth and final day. At this point there have undoubtedly been 4 long days and nights where you feel that you have done nothing else but work in the garage or lay in bed with the […]

F1 Testing….

A day in the life…   As the testing begins in Jerez i thought it would be a relevant topic for this edition of the blog.  Testing has changed a lot over the last decade and has gone from a permanent fixture through the year to a few weeks in February. In days gone the […]