2006 September 11 archive

Italian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 11th September 2006, 21:32

A once-in-a-decade weekend for Formula One as the most successful driver in the sport today – and of all time – retires. Take a look at how the British press reacted to the retirement of Michael Schumacher. Formula One should get this much coverage every Grand Prix weekend… Tags: f1 / formula one / grand […]

Schumacher retirement: 39 opinions

For the second time this year I thought it would be interesting to take a cross-section of blogger opinion – this time, on Michael Schumacher’s decision to retire. (The last time I tried this was after the Monaco Grand Prix qualifying debacle…) From heartbroken fans, to delighted ‘antis’, to conspiracy theorists and more, every conceivable […]

Trackside: Championship clashes

Last week’s Trackside picked out some of the most memorable championship encounters in Formula One history as the battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher heats up. Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Trackside: Championship clashes (external) Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

Niki Lauda: Has one ear

Before Michael Schumacher, Niki Lauda was the main man at Maranello. Here are a group of Germans singing lusty praise of the famously frazzled Austrian. To wit: Ein Ohr! Ein Ohr! Ein Ohr, ein Ohr, ein Ohr! Niki Lauda! Niki Lauda! Niki Lauda hat ein Ohr! Which, for the Germanically-challenged, is: One ear! One ear! […]