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I'm Matthew Somerfield, a freelance journalist focused on the technical elements of Formula One. It has been a pleasure to provide content via this site for the last 5 years, which has led me to several paid freelancing jobs along the way. I'm currently plying my trade with Motorsport.com and working alongside the legend that is Giorgio Piola.

This has seen the content here diminish as a result and I'd like that to change. In order to accomplish this I need your financial support, as I need to break free of the shackles of doing this part time. If you like the content I've been producing and want more of it I'd ask that if you can spare some change each month it'd go a long way towards transforming this site into the technical behemoth I know it can be.

As such I've set up a 'tip jar' over on Patreon and will continue to set goals and rewards based on our success - www.patreon.com/SomersF1

31 Mar 2013
Modern McLaren MP4/4 - Part 1

My initial intention behind my modern interpretation of the McLaren MP4/4 was to mark the 25th Anniversary of perhaps the most revolutionary machine to grace F1. 2013 however also marks the 50th Anniversary since McLaren's inception and so the team were keen to showcase their most famous car at the MP4/28's launch:

Before I embark on the unenviable task of trying to re-design a masterpiece perhaps we should look at the original MP4/4 in the way I look at contemporary F1 cars:

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23 Mar 2013
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