IRL Watkins Glen: Dixon’s hat trick

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Scott Dixon completed a hat-trick of IRL victories at Watkins Glen with a measured and tactically shrewd drive. But there were unpleasant scenes after the race as a confrontation between Tony Kanaan and Sam Hornish sparked a pit lane brawl. It began after the pair twice made contact during the race.

Champ Car Toronto: Title leaders clash as Power wins

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Championship leaders Sebastien Bourdais and Robert Doornbos clashed once again on the streets of Toronto – but this time with even more dramatic results than their run-in at Mont Tremblant. Doornbos thumped Bourdais into the barriers late in the race but escaped to score vital championship points. Will Power won another incident packed wet and … Continue reading Champ Car Toronto: Title leaders clash as Power wins

“The Ford Cosworth DFV” (Andrew Noakes, 2007)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Formula 1 as we know it today could not possibly exist without the Ford Cosworth DFV. How would the likes of McLaren and Williams fared without an affordable, reliable engine unit on which to build the foundations of their success? The DFV appeared in 1967 and variations of it were still being used two decades … Continue reading “The Ford Cosworth DFV” (Andrew Noakes, 2007)