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FOM makes Youtube remove Kubica crash videos 11th June 2007, 22:36

Twenty four hours after Robert Kubica’s shocking crash in the Canadian Grand Prix, Formula One Management forced YouTube to remove video footage of the Pole’s miraculous escape. FOM are entirely legally correct to pursue copyright infringement. But it doesn’t stop it from being a futile waste of time and resources. I fail to see how […]

Silverstone and David Cameron

The British Grand Prix is under threat. It doesn’t matter how successful Lewis Hamilton is, how well the other three British drivers or, or even that most of the F1 teams are based in Britain: If Bernie Ecclestone doesn’t get his money, it’s game over. Ecclestone wants the British government to put up some cash […]

What the papers said: Hamilton’s first win

Say what you like about Lewis Hamilton – it’s a joy to see the morning’s newspapers bursting with Formula 1 coverage. And some of it isn’t scream-till-you’re-hoarse hyperbole – there are some great pieces, especially in The Times and The Guardian. What a contrast it makes with the trash that was written after Monaco. Here […]

Debate: Was that a good race?

Was the Canadian Grand Prix a good example of how F1 racing should be? There were crashes galore, confusing safety car rules that put the faster drivers in among the minor men, and a fair bit of overtaking. But should F1 be resorting to ‘gimmicky’ rules to spice up the show? Perhaps you thought the […]

Canadian Grand Prix 2007 facts & statistics

Lewis Hamilton’s maiden F1 pole position and victory were the headlines of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. But how many other drivers triumphed in their debut seasons? Can Hamilton beat the record for most wins in his first year? Find out…

Kubica escapes injury in violent crash

Robert Kubica astonishingly escaped his violent crash in the Canadian Grand Prix without serious injury. But the shocking accident on lap 27 of the Canadian Grand Prix could very nearly have had much more serious consequences. As the video below shows Kubica’s car ran wide on the fast, curved approach to the Virage du Casino […]