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F1 set for HD TV coverage 8th March 2007, 19:25

Formula One television could be about to catch up with the high definition broadcasting revolution. SISLink, a global satellite broadcasting company, has won a contract to supply ITV Sport with HD-ready satellite facilities for F1 coverage, starting with next week’s Australian Grand Prix. The company is building two HD-ready trucks and upgrading its facilities in […]

Banned! Gas turbine engines

Think of unconventional Formula 1 technology and you instantly think of Colin Chapman. The Lotus boss, who died 25 years ago, understood that innovation was not just positive for its own sake, but that it also had publicity value. His gas turbine powered 56B F1 car was plainly a case of the latter over the […]

F1 2007 Preview: Three lions & a Scot

Proud Scotsman David Coulthard is the elder statesman of Britain’s four Formula One drivers this year. This is the most British drivers at the start of a season since 2000, when Coulthard and Jenson Button (the a rookie) were partnered by Johnny Herbert and Eddie Irvine. It’s an exciting prospect for British fans – but […]