F1 in the news 49: Inside Spyker

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sakon Yamamoto, Spyker-Ferrari, Hungaroring, 2007 | Peter J Fox / Crash Media GroupA fascinating behind-the-scenes feature on the fledgling Spyker team is the highlight of a bumper F1 news round-up this week.

Also check out an excerpt from David Coulthard’s new autobiography in which he admitted to suffering from an eating disorder, thoughts from Honda’s under-fire aerodynamicist Shuhei Nakamoto, and an interview with 1979 F1 champion Jody Scheckter.

High speed, high tech: Inside an F1 factory – A very detailed look behind the scenes at Spyker.

Spyker B-spec delayed until Monza – But the team’s new car is on hold after failing a crash test.

Former F1 star taking pole position on the “biggest smallholding in the world” – An F1 champion in the Farmer’s Guardian? It can only be Jody Scheckter.

Renault chief to become QPR owner, report says
– Flavio Briatore set to ‘do an Abramovich’ at Queens’ Park Rangers.

Hamilton could be in for bumpy ride after credibility crashes – Did I miss something? When did Hamilton’s credibility crash?

David Coulthard: I’ve stared death in the face but I’m not fazed – Excerpt from the Scottish driver’s autobiography.

New Hamiltons on course at kart track – As a new British star hits F1 a generation of dads are dragging their kids to the kart tracks. Circle of life…

Nakamoto insists better times ahead – Shuhei Nakamoto is widely blamed for the poor performance of Honda’s car this year – but he is positive about the future.

F1: Inside Toyota’s Formula 1 Aerodynamics – Toyota show off their computation fluid dynamics work.

Interview with Super Aguri’s Kevin Lee – The chief operations officer explains his role.

Motorsport on the ropes? – Has racing become a dull, over-regulated irrelevance?

Romain Grosjean, F3 Euroseries, Mugello, 2007 | F3 Euroseries Media ServiceGrosjean in line for Renault test – Romain Grosjean to get his first taste of F1 machinery (see Meet the rookies: Romain Grosjean).

How to become F1 champion – Thoughts of 1992 champion Nigel Mansell.

Windsor’s wisdom – Whether you like him or not, he’s always got an interesting point of view. Peter Windsor on why Lewis Hamilton is better than Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost.

2010 Season Preview – F1 reject Scott Speed heading to NASCAR.

Ecclestone gives Delhi 45-day deadline – Race against time for Indian Grand Prix hopefuls.

Photos: Peter J Fox / Crash Media Group | F3 Euroseries Media Service

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