F1 2006 Review: Michael Schumacher retrospective

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Three fantastic F1 drivers retired in 2006. But there’s no questioning which of them made the greatest impact on the sport. To a generation of fans, F1 is the sport where Michael Schumacher is king. Their view of it will forever come from the perspective that he is the most successful driver of all time. … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: Michael Schumacher retrospective

Schuey in the house (of Parliament)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The debate over how Michael Schumacher should be remembered as a driver rumbles on and even reached Westminster this week. When Labour MP for Leicester Keith Vaz congratulated Schumacher on his “outstanding career” in an early day motion, opposition Tory MP Bob Spink fired back with the following: I don’t think he should be a … Continue reading Schuey in the house (of Parliament)

F1 2006 Review: The year in pictures

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Relive the memorable moments of 2006 with 108 photographs from every round of the season. Including Jenson Button and Felipe Massa’s first Grand Prix wins, Michael Schumacher’s final victory in Shanghai, Jacques Villeneuve and Juan-Pablo Montoya’s last races and all the rollercoaster twists and turns of the 2006 championship – which was won in the … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: The year in pictures

Brazilian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

It was fascinating to see how the different newspapers treated the final race of the season, the final race of Michael Schumacher’s career, and the crowning of Fernando Alonso as the youngest ever double champion. On several papers F1 made a rare intrusion onto the front page. Others apparently preferred the less dignified image of … Continue reading Brazilian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review

Alonso vs Schumacher: The final chapter

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Tomorrow will see the final battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher – the two great drivers of Formula One today. With a fired-up Schumacher starting tenth and a conservatively-minded Alonso fourth the two must surely cross paths at some point during the Brazilian Grand Prix. It’s a terrible pity that this intense rivaly is … Continue reading Alonso vs Schumacher: The final chapter

Nothing from FIA on championship clashes

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Michael Schumacher said he “doesn’t want to think about” winning the championship if Fernando Alonso is unable to score points at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday. Felipe Massa insisted “I am going to be honest…. I am not going to be dirty” and Flavio Briatore has given his vote of confidence that he expects … Continue reading Nothing from FIA on championship clashes