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F1 ’06: What the press say 6th March 2006, 22:49

Over the weekend the UK newspapers have been looking ahead to the new Formula One season. Top read was The Guardian, simply for the two page cartoon strip “Super Aguri saves F1″ in their excellent 68-page mini-guide to the season published on Saturday. The Guardian lead with Richard Williams’ piece on the ‘Michael Schumacher: will-he-won’t-he-retire’ […]

Best race of ’05 had fewest viewers

The Japanese Grand Prix – easily the most exciting race of 2005 – had the fewest live viewers, according to television data monitors Intitiative. Just 24.5m people saw Kimi Raikkonen’s stunning last-lap pass on Giancarlo Fisichella and Fernando Alonso’s amazing move on Michael Schumacher at 130R. The most-watched race was the Canadian Grand Prix, with […]

Not the F1 2006 preview

For those of who are being ‘Formula One Season Preview’-ed to death (and F1Fanatic are culprits as much as anyone), do check Sniff Petrol’s hilarious Factually Inaccurate F1 Preview. Sniff Petrol Issue 71 Factually Inaccurate F1 Preview (external)

A1GP of America un-cancelled

Contrary to earlier expectations the A1 Grand Prix chief operating officer David Clare has confirmed that the Laguna Seca race will go ahead as orginally intended: Despite challenges brought on by the prevailing weather conditions, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is confident that the track will be presented to the necessary standard required to host an […]