A military pilot called for a priority landing because his single-engine jet fighter was running "a bit peaked." Air Traffic Control told the fighter pilot that he was number two, behind a B-52 that had one engine shut down. » 1/11/15 7:47pm 1/11/15 7:47pm

I've said it before, but it bears repeating; qualified lawyer, concert standard clarinetist, unrepentant smoker (of Sobranie Black Russians, no less), supremely dapper and no one wanted to partner with him on launch drives because he drove so fast. » 1/01/15 7:46pm 1/01/15 7:46pm

Alessandro Nannini won the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix in a B189, not a B188 (which is this car). Admittedly the advert is poorly worded, but it was Nannini's only win (Senna was first on the road but disqualified after colliding with Prost for missing the chicane). » 12/14/14 6:44pm 12/14/14 6:44pm

Completely agree. The GP venues were clearly British club circuit stand-ins and were nowhere near wide enough. Plus too much of the camera work was close-up in an attempt to mitigate location and speed issues. For me the racing scenes were the least convincing part of what was I thought a pretty decent evenings… » 11/03/14 2:20pm 11/03/14 2:20pm