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The full Q & A with Colin Kolles

Midland F1 team principal Colin Kolles may only have been involved in the sport for a season, but he has made a pretty big impact in that time. Just weeks into his new job, he caught the eye of rival bosses by turning up to a team principal's meeting in jeans, and he has never shaken off the 'Chavski' image attached to him after wearing that Burberry cap in Australia last year.

At the launch of the new Midland M16 at Silverstone on Friday, Kolles may have looked a bit different in a brand new suit, but his uncompromising attitude to the sport and his determination to make his team a success remained unaltered.

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