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ITV rubbish their own coverage 17th October 2006, 20:29

ITV’s often-criticised Formula One coverage has come under fresh attack – from its own TV text service. Their TV text service Teletext carries a story which slates ITV for missing Michael Schumacher’s retirement in Japan during an advert break (“not the first time television coverage has disappointed this season…another numbing low point”), points out that […]

2006 Brazilian Grand Prix preview

The final race of 2006 will see a great number of ‘lasts': Fernando Alonso’s last race for Renault before going to McLaren, Kimi Raikkonen’s last for McLaren before going to Ferrari. And Michael Schumacher’s last for Ferrari before going to?????? normal life. All three will be ultra-motivated, wired to the eyeballs, wanting to go out […]

Could F1 go green with bioethanol?

FIA President Max Mosley characteristically courted controversy in July this year when he warned of the implications of a global oil crisis for Formula One: Motor racing could be vulnerable if there’s an oil crisis of some sort, then there could be a major problem because politicians like something symbolic, something like F1, to show […]