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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 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 -

14 Jun 2014

The Enstone based squad still seem unable to fully unlock the potential of the E22, a complex car that clearly isn't being helped by the Renault powerunit struggles.

For Canada the team arrived with a new rear wing, complete with a low downforce configuration mainplane and top flap (shallow AoA), whilst the endplate louvres were reduced to two. The team returned to their pre-monaco monkey seat/Y100 winglet initially trying to run without but finding the car lacked balance in the low speed corners.


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