Hungarian GP 2007 review: Hamilton edges out Raikkonen

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton won from pole position in the Hungarian Grand Prix – but it wasn’t the cruise to the flag many people expected. Kimi Raikkonen chased him around every lap of the Hungaroring. Fernando Alonso failed to make it onto the podium and lost more precious ground to his team mate after another controversial weekend … Continue reading Hungarian GP 2007 review: Hamilton edges out Raikkonen

Another PR disaster for McLaren

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren’s PR problems have multiplied as the British press slammed them for their handling of the pit lane incident between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton yesterday. Both The Times and The Daily Mail claim that Hamilton and Dennis were involved in a furious argument. This is from The Times: Hamilton… exchanged angry words with his … Continue reading Another PR disaster for McLaren

“Formula One 1974: Down to the last race” (DVD)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Think of F1 racing in the 1970s and you imagine bizarre-looking cars with fat rear wheels, daubed in the gaudy colours of their sponsors. Unpredictable races, down-to the wire championship battles, and a different winner each weekend. In 1974, that wasn’t far from the truth, and this excellent DVD captures the spirit of those heady … Continue reading “Formula One 1974: Down to the last race” (DVD)

The stewards’ full verdict on McLaren and Alonso

2007 Hungarian Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Here’s the stewards’ decision on the McLaren qualifying controversy in full, accompanied by a few thoughts of my own. The stewards rejected key parts of Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s testimony over whether the Spanish driver deliberately held up team mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Alonso has been demoted from first … Continue reading The stewards’ full verdict on McLaren and Alonso