Umm of the month: losing control

Here at Formula Umm, we’re all about nonsense. If someone’s said something silly, chances are we’ve heard it. And then probably said something even sillier. But you can only be so silly. And when you pick on people’s silliness on a weekly basis, it can start to get mean. And we don’t want to pick on anybody.

But singling out an umm every week was starting to make it look like that — so we’ve decided to give everyone more time to practice and come up with a proper umm, hence increasing the prestige of this award. Continue reading

Umm of the week: Kings will be kings

It’s Friday, which marks the end of the working week! Well, for some it does… How was your week, by the way? Wait, really? In that case, you’ll be pleased to learn we’ve recently employed an agony au– …actually, no we haven’t, we’re an F1 blog, supposedly.

Anyway! We hear plenty of wonderful quotes throughout an F1 week, so it’s only fitting that we, the self-appointed masters of ‘umming’ and ‘aaahing’ choose the most professionally executed sentence (or three) from someone F1-related and give it the recognition it deserves. Each Friday, we’re going to be presenting our weekly feature entitled… Umm of the weekContinue reading

Let’s get serious: Bahrain

The last race held in Bahrain is best remembered for being unmemorable

“Did you hear about Bahrain?” version 2.0

It’s that time of the year again; F1 is finding itself once more in the unfortunately familiar position of having to decide whether or not the Bahrain Grand Prix should go ahead. In case you have a feeling of déjà-vu, yes, we’ve already been there, done that.  Continue reading