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Asmer chooses British F3 round over Japanese 17th May 2007, 23:51

Marko Asmer will race in the British F3 championship round at Bucharest this weekend instead of the clashing race in the Japanese F3 series which he also participates in. Asmer currently leads the British championship with 76 points and three wins from four races. In Japan he lies sixth with 22 points to leader Kazuya […]

Now Ron Dennis backs a 14 year-old too

Not wishing to be outdone by Frank Williams, Ron Dennis has also got behind an aspiring 14 year-old racer in the hopes of finding the next Lewis Hamilton. Kart racer Oliver Rowland has been taken on by the McLaren and Mercedes-Benz Young Drivers Support Programme. Hamilton joined the same programme in 1998 at the age […]

Questions for James Hunt’s son

Over at autotrader.co.uk we’ve got an interview with James Hunt’s son Freddie coming up. Freddie is racing in Formula Ford this year. If you’ve got any questions for the son of the 1976 champion (who today races as number 76) please send them in via the link below: Related links Quiz James Hunt’s racing son […]

Debate: Scott Speed heading out of Toro Rosso?

Scott Speed is under pressure. The season started poorly for him when team boss Gerhard Berger waited until the 11th hour before confirming him alongside Vitantonio Liuzzi. This week his Toro Rosso team are testing three times Champ Car champion Sebastien Bourdais for the second time. Rumours link BMW protege Sebastian Vettel with Speed’s seat […]

Banned! Active suspension

Lotus’ began developing active suspension in 1982. Ten years later an active suspension car run by a different team dominated world championship.