BTCC Thruxton 1: Jordan loses out as Giovanardi wins

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Fabrizio Giovanardi’s championship campaigned gathered momentum with a win in the first round at Thruxton – though championship leader Jason Plato took second after a race-long battle. Giovanardi made a fine start in his Vauxhall but he was instantly under pressure from Colin Turkington who made a phenomenal getaway in his rear-wheel drive BMW. Turkington … Continue reading BTCC Thruxton 1: Jordan loses out as Giovanardi wins

WTCC Zandvoort 2: Tarquini’s nudge-and-grab

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Gabriele Tarquini won the second race at Zandvoort after contact with early leader Andy Priaulx. Reigning champion Priaulx had started from pole position ahead of Tarquini. Behind them, Roberto Colciago’s Seat Leon and Augusto Farfus in another BMW. The teams were given the option of putting on wet tyres before the start of the race … Continue reading WTCC Zandvoort 2: Tarquini’s nudge-and-grab

“Life in the Fast Lane – An Autobiography” (Alain Prost, 1988)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Alain Prost’s position as one of the most successful F1 drivers of all time is too often overlooked. He won 51 Grands Prix – more than any other driver bar Michael Schumacher – and four world championship – fewer only than Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio. Against that terrific record you have to ask, where … Continue reading “Life in the Fast Lane – An Autobiography” (Alain Prost, 1988)