A1 Grand Prix: Jarvis takes the first win for Britain

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Team Great Britain finally broke their A1 Grand Prix duck as Oliver Jarvis gave the team its long-awaited first win in the series. Jarvis leapt into the lead from second on the grid as polesitter Alex Yoong bogged down badly in the team Malaysia car. The British team pitted at the first available opportunity while … Continue reading A1 Grand Prix: Jarvis takes the first win for Britain

“Autodrome” (Sam Collins & Gavin Ireland 2007)

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Mika Hakkinen, Keke Rosberg, Kimi Raikkonen – plenty of great Finnish F1 drivers, and yet there’s never been a Finnish Grand Prix. Finland had a particularly fine racing circuit in Keimola, but it fell into disuse and thus is one of the tracks that forms the subject of this book. “Autodrome” tells the histories of … Continue reading “Autodrome” (Sam Collins & Gavin Ireland 2007)

F1 in the blogs 22

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Plenty of reaction to the Australian Grand Prix in the F1 blogs this week, but not everyone’s jumping on the “Hamilton is great, Kovalainen sucked” bandwagon. And for our post of the week, it’s time for Britain’s ‘other’ rookie driver to take a bow. If his back’s up to it, that is.

Hamilton boosts British Grand Prix ticket sales

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Tickets for the British Grand Prix were being sold this week at twice the rate they were following last year’s season opener. Silverstone attributes the increased ticket sales to Lewis Hamilton’s debut podium finish. He is one of four British drivers in F1 this year. Related links Your experiences of Silverstone Hamilton makes history Santander … Continue reading Hamilton boosts British Grand Prix ticket sales

F1 in the news 29

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Fans were angry at Kimi Raikkonen in Melbourne – while German fans are apparently deserting the sport in droves. Plus Lewis Hamilton the floor-sweeper, Steve Matchett on the 2007 Ferrari, and much more from the top F1 stories and features of the past week.