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Champ Car Las Vegas: First win for Power 8th April 2007, 22:54

High attrition hit the first round of the Champ Car World Series at Las Vegas, but Will Power stormed through from pole to take his first ever win. Seventeen drivers were on the grid for the first round of the Champ Car season and only six remained on the lead lap at the end.

More GTs, please!

I watched the first round of the British GT championship yesterday and, well, what a belter! Admittedly the race had everything going in its favour to begin with. On a sunny spring day perched on the hill overlooking Knickerbrook chicane at Oulton Park I could watch any kind of motor sport and feel content. But […]

British F3 ready to go

Maro Engel and Jonathan Kennard are on pole for the first two races of tomorrow’s British F3 season opener at Oulton Park. Estonian Marko Asmer (Hitech) would have been my first choice for champion but for his unusual decision to dovetail the British and Japanese F3 series. As a consequence he will miss the third […]

Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 race review

McLaren decisively turned the tables on Ferrari with a clinical victory for Fernando Alonso in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Team mate Hamilton withstood massive pressure from both Ferraris at different stages in the race to complete a McLaren one-two, ahead of Kimi Raikkonen. Pole sitter Felipe Massa was quickly dispatched by the McLarens and even […]

“Speed Addicts: Grand Prix Racing” (Mark Hughes, 2005)

F1 fans must have sturdy coffee tables, because the F1 literature market is positively choked with what are termed ‘coffee table books’. This is a fine example of the genre. Over 300 pages of photos and prose in a chunky format with an arty cover. But is there style beyond the substance to mark “Speed […]