2007 April 06 archive

Formula 1:43 6th April 2007, 19:01

My brother’s been hunting down 1:43 scale F1 models for a few years and has built up a collection of around 100. Here are some my favourites – the most historically interesting cars and the nicest models. Have you got a Formula 1 related collection – models, programmes, posters…

British GT championship starts tomorrow

If supercars and performance cars are your thing don’t miss the start of British GT championship at Oulton Park tomorrow and Monday. Check out this line-up: Aston Martin DBRS9 Lamborghini Gallardo Jaguar XKR Ferrari 430 Porsche GT3RS Ascari KZ1R Dodge Viper (SRT-10) Lotus Exige Morgan Aero 8 GT3… And it runs alongside the Formula 3 […]

WTCC slashes BMW’s advantage over rivals

The bureau in charge of the World Touring Car Championship have acted to rein in the BMWs than ran away with the first two rounds of the championship. Augusto Farfus, Jorg Muller and reigning champion Andy Priaulx dominated the races in Curitiba, Brazil with their Seat, Alfa Romeo and Chevrolet rivals lagging far behind. BMW’s […]

F1 in the news 31

In the F1 news this week, Ayrton Senna comes top in a poll of top Honda racing drivers – by a long way – an interview with Nigel Mansell and today’s drivers react to the long-overdue banning of traction control. All this – and more…