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ITV drop live qualifying 16th March 2006, 17:21

ITV will not be showing the qualifying session for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix live on terrestrial television, despite the action taking place early in the morning in Britain. The qualifying session will be screened from 5.30am-7.15am, but only on the digital channel ITV3. ITV1 will carry a tape-delayed replay of qualifying at 1.10pm, and […]

Just how good is Nico Rosberg?

Seriously good, according to a facinating article on autosport.com. Scarily good, in fact. The article, which is only available to autosport.com subscribers, explains how quick he was relative to the leaders while running in traffic. From overtaking Yuji Ide’s Suepr Aguri on lap nine until the end of the race, he lost only 3.0 seconds […]

Sponsor money ‘up 25%’

Business F1 magazine have reported that F1 sponsorship revenue leapt by 25% in 2005 to a staggering US$2.5bn (UK???1.4bn). Kevin Eason in The Times attributes the growth to the good season’s racing we saw in 2005: Alonso’s World Championship success last season, followed by a spectacular first race of 2006 in Bahrain, has signalled a […]