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Spanish Grand Prix 2007 review: Massa wins, Hamilton leads 13th May 2007, 14:47

Even a refuelling fire couldn’t stop Felipe Massa from scoring his second Grand Prix win in a row. But it is Lewis Hamilton that leads the drivers world championship having finished second – even though the rookie driver hasn’t won a race yet this year. Fernando Alonso gambled his race on a risky move at […]

F1 will get HD coverage this year

Bernie Ecclestone has finally confirmed that F1 fans will be able to watch the sport in high definition later this year. It is not clear whether or when ITV will be able to broadcast the HD feed for UK viewers, but ITV Sport did acquire the necessary equipment earlier this year. Global satellite broadcasting company […]

GP2 Barcelona sprint: Glock to the front

Timo Glock took the GP2 victory he’s been threatening all year by scorching through to first from eighth at Barcelona. He became the fourth different driver to win in the first four rounds of GP2. Behind him Javier Villa impressively kept pace with the leaders to hold second.

GP2 Barcelona feature: Senna’s first win

Bruno Senna took his first win in GP2 with a consummate drive at the Circuit de Catalunya. He took advantage of a strategic mis-step by Timo Glock and the ISport team. Glock led the race from pole position but chose not to make his compulsory pit stop early following a safety car period. A series […]

“Driven to win” (Nigel Mansell & Derek Allsop, 1988)

You either love or hate Nigel Mansell. Me, I watched my first Grands Prix in 1989 when he was racing for Ferrari and I was instantly spellbound by his relentless attacking style. The Brummie whine for which he was notorious out of the cockpit didn’t register on my eight year-old adulation of all things Mansell. […]