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Photographer wants ??1,300 for Senna death photos 21st July 2007, 22:58

An Italian photographer is trying to sell 29 unpublished photographs of Ayrton Senna’s fatal accident for ??1,300. The pictures appeared on the Italian eBay site for ??2,000 (USD $2,760), the seller offering two and a half times as much for an immediate sale. It’s doubtful that these pictures, taken as the medical team arrived on […]

Bernie Ecclestone linked to Arsenal sale

Bernie Ecclestone has been linked to a potential takeover of Arsenal football club. The 76 year-old was estimated to have a personal wealth of ???2.25bn in the last Sunder Times rich list. He is connected to former Arsenal chairman David Dein who left the club following a dispute in April. He told the BBC: “If […]

GP2 Nurburgring feature: Home win for Glock

Timo Glock ended his run of poor results and became the first driver this year to win two races with a consummate drive in front of his home crowd. Glock was beaten into the lead by Lucas di Grassi but easily took the lead later in the race and won with a comfortable margin. It […]

European Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Raikkonen on pole

Qualifying for the European Grand Prix was interrupted by a major crash in the third session when Lewis Hamilton hit the barriers at the Schumacher S. Once action resumed it was Kimi Raikkonen who took pole for Ferrari after a mistake by Fernando Alonso confined him to second. Felipe Massa took sixth and Hamilton fell […]

Video: Hamilton uninjured in qualifying crash (updated)

The final part of qualifying for the European Grand Prix was stopped by a 150mph crash involving Lewis Hamilton. The Briton hit the barriers hard at the Schumacher S after an apparent failure at the front right of the car, seemingly within the wheel assembly. See below for the video. A wisp of smoke came […]

Video: Alonso, Hamilton and Hakkinen advert

I’m not a fan of adverts ordinarily – but I make an exception when they’re done really well (and when they don’t interrupt the F1 race). This new Mercedes advert featuring Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Mika Hakkinen is great fun and sends up the rivalry between Hamilton and Alonso that certain elements of the […]

Murray Walker vs James Allen

British F1 fans – will you be tuning in to BBC Radio 5 Live’s qualifying and race broadcasts with Murray Walker this weekend? Or will you be sticking with ITV’s James Allen for the European Grand Prix? I’m in a bind – I’ve always been a huge Murray Walker fan (and was thrilled to interview […]

F1 in the blogs 36: Why Indy lost F1

Some of the top posts from the F1 blogs this week, including more analysis of F1 leaving America, the espionage scandal, new gearbox rules, and James Hunt. Check out the links below for some good reading.