12th August 2007, 22:18 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Champ Car Road America – Bourdais all the way 12th August 2007, 22:18

The news that he’s off to Formula 1 next year doesn’t seem to have distracted Sebastien Bourdais – in fact he romped to his first victory at Elkhart Lake as if he’d been given a new lease of life. And trouble for championship rivals Robert Doornbos and Will Power have thrust him further into the […]

British F3 Silverstone 2: Unstoppable Asmer

Another race, another pole, another win for Marko Asmer as he closes in on the championship. His lead over Maro Engel is now 84 points after scoring a perfect 42 at Silverstone this weekend. Engel finished second and Greg Mansell took another strong finish with third. Michael Devaney was fourth and Alberto Valerio, who crashed […]

The Ben Evans Column: Watching a real race

Once again this season the Hungarian GP provided more off-track talking points than on-track action as the evil Alonso viciously blocked the blessed Lewis in the pits delaying him by a couple of seconds at the end of qualifying. Part of the gamesmanship found at the top of any professional sport, you might say. But […]

IRL Kentucky: Deja vu for Kanaan and Franchitti

The IRL race at Kentucky had a lot in common with the last round at Michigan – Tony Kanaan won, and Dario Franchitti had a huge shunt. Kanaan’s victory from pole position means the Brazilian has a realistic shot at the title with three rounds remaining. He beat Scott Dixon across the line by 1.7s […]

British F3 Silverstone 1: Asmer back on top

Marko Asmer bounced back from his recent disappointments to claim his eighth victory in the British championship this year. A first-lap crash eliminated Michael Meadows, Salman Al-Khalifa and Alberto Valerio, and forced a brief safety car period. Asmer had no trouble maintaining his advantage over second placed Maro Engel and quickly established a comfortable lead. […]

“Against All Odds” (Eoin Young & James Hunt, 1977)

Having entered a snowmobile race at the start of the year under the name ‘James Hunt’, Kimi Raikkonen used the name again to disguise his presence at a recent party – at which he also arrived dressed as a gorilla. Party animal Hunt would have approved. But Raikkonen will also want to emulate Hunt’s 1976 […]