Six years into the new millennium and so far the top levels of four- and two-wheeled motorsport, Formula One and Moto GP, have been dominated by two men: Michael Schumacher and Valentino Rossi. Both have been practically unbeatable, but comparing them reveals intriguing differences. The first, obvious, similarity is their astounding successes and shared desire … Continue reading The Master and the Doctor
The cameras follow the fight at the front: there’s nothing wrong with that. But at the other end of the grid Minardi and Jordan are battling each other with equal ferocity, and a fascinating duel is beginning to develop between the two minnows of Formula One. Jordan and Minardi are, in relative terms, the poor … Continue reading The Battle at the Back
Ferrari boss Jean Todt told Autosport this week, ?â?ó?óÔÇÜ?¼?àÔÇ£Our rivals are just bad losers.?â?ó?óÔÇÜ?¼?é?Ø McLaren head Ron Dennis admitted as much after Imola: ?â?ó?óÔÇÜ?¼?àÔÇ£I was in pain for days afterwards,?â?ó?óÔÇÜ?¼?é?Ø he said. But you can be worse things than just a bad loser?â?ó?óÔÇÜ?¼?é?ª Nick Fry and the BAR team must have seen the writing on … Continue reading Editorial: Bad Losers
Kimi Raikkonen delivered a performance worthy of his McLaren predecessor and compatriot Mika Hakkinen as he left the field standing in Spain.