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Video: McLaren advert behind the scenes 22nd July 2007, 22:43

The video I posted yesterday of the new Mercedes “Anything you can do” advert has proved so popular I thought you all might like this behind the scenes film.

Champ Car Edmonton: Bourdais back on top

Sebastien Bourdais returned to Champ Car after his recent F1 test and showed his rivals why he’s tipped to be Grand Prix racing next year. He dominated the third of the Canadian Triple Crown races, comfortably beating Justin Wilson and seizing the initiative in the championship as rivals Will Power and Robert Doornbos struggled.

IRL Mid Ohio: Dixon seals his hat-trick

Scott Dixon won his third consecutive IRL race and closed to within 24 points of championship leader Dario Franchitti with five rounds remaining. The New Zealander moved to the front in a processional race at the Mid Ohio road course by playing a canny strategic game. But Franchitti minimised the damage by following him home […]

Hamilton’s rollercoaster weekend

If you believe in fate, it certainly had it in for Lewis Hamilton this weekend. His fortune swung from one extreme to the other in the blink of an eye at the Nurburgring. He suffered a massive accident in qualifying that was not of his own making – hitting the barriers at 140mph after a […]

Raikkonen’s reliability woes continue

Kimi Raikkonen’s retirement from this afternoon’s European Grand Prix will cause his supporters to lament his misfortune once again.

Alonso may be in trouble over pit lane incident

His jubilant post-race celebrations didn’t show it, but a cloud hangs over Fernando Alonso’s victory this afternoon.

Championship positions after the European GP

The current drivers’ and constructors’ championship positions, pending any appeals. Drivers’ championship 1. Lewis Hamilton 70

Alonso wins chaotic Nurburgring race

Fernando Alonso finished first after a frantic race at the Nurburgring.

F1 Racing’s driver rankings look familiar…

I opened up this week’s F1 Racing magazine to discover their rankings of the drivers’ performances so far this year look pretty similar to my own that I posted last week. F1 Racing polled 28 top F1 personalities on their opinions to compile their list, including Martin Brundle, Flavio Briatore, Keke Rosberg, Jody Scheckter, Pat […]

GP2 Nurburgring sprint: Villa dominates

Javier Villa dominated the sprint race at the Nurburgring taking a consummate lights-to-flag victory. But the tense battle for second place was fought until the dying stages.