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Sergio Álvarez on #motorsports

A steeper mountain to climb? #AustrianGP

By: Sergio Álvarez Did Mark Webber know something before the weekend that the rest of us still had to discover? His words against grid penalties for mechanical troubles seem now premonitory. “There have been so many ridiculous penalties over the last five years that the […]

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Guti a Través del Espejo (por Sergio Álvarez)

Admítelo. Los pilotos que provocan disputas contractuales no suelen ser aquellos que tú te imaginabas de acuerdo a sus resultados demostrados. Con Esteban Gutiérrez esta curiosa regla parece haberse vuelto a cumplir: su salto a la IndyCar ha venido acompañado de un agrio divorcio con […]

#SpanishGP: Have They Already Made F1 Great Again?

By: Sergio Álvarez (additional F2/GP3 notes by Cyril Nikitenko; photography by Diego Merino) There was a time when the Circuit de Catalunya was considered a scale where overtaking was almost impossible and we all would be sentenced to watch a processional race. But that was […]

El Gran Premio de España arranca… ¡en Madrid!

Valió la pena el esfuerzo del Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya por acomodar su agenda promocional a los planes de Carlos Sainz. Ahora podemos decir que la presentación resultante del Gran Premio de España 2017 en Madrid fue inigualable: muchas de las entrevistas al piloto de Toro […]

Mass(a)ive moment, story by Sergio Álvarez

I feel overwhelmed when I think about it, but now it’s ten years since the first time I watched an F1 car live from a grandstand, and eight years since I attended my first Grand Prix. When I was a teenager, I regarded going to […]

F1’s Jurassic Park (by Sergio Álvarez)

I’m not a materialistic guy. I consider myself more of a philosophical one, always curious for almost any discipline, or for any episode emanated from present times. However, such a characteristic of me was put to test at Monza. For the first time, I felt […]