Oliver Jarvis was every bit as impressive in the feature race as Adrian Zaugg was in the sprint. He moved ahead of early leader Zaugg at the first round of pit stops and was untouchable after then But while the race at the front was settled early there were plenty of battles for the rest … Continue reading A1GP Zandvoort feature: Jarvis wins for Britain
BMW test driver Timo Glock boosted his chances of getting an F1 drive next year by sealing the GP2 title in the final round at Valencia today. Glock, who drove four F1 races for Jordan in 2004, has been linked with a race seat at Toyota replacing Ralf Schumacher. He beat Lucas di Grassi to … Continue reading Timo Glock wins GP2 title
Adrian Zaugg repeated his victory in last year’s Zandvoort sprint race in this year’s season opener with a dominant win for the South Africa team. Zaugg risked a collision with Mexico’s Salvador Duran at the rolling start – the pair touching and Duran coming perilously close to the pit wall. But Zaugg kept the lead … Continue reading A1GP Zandvoort sprint: Zaugg repeats ’06 win
Timo Glock has won the 2007 GP2 championship after cruising to his fifth win of the year in the final race of the year at Valencia. The German was never headed as Brazilian title rival Lucas di Grassi struggled to make progress through the field. Glock, test driver for the BMW F1 team who made … Continue reading GP2 Valencia Sprint: Glock wins race and title
The championship contenders took a win apiece at Nogaro as Sebastien Buemi took a narrow win ahead of a host of pursuing ASM rivals. Buemi benefitted from second-placed Franck Mailleux stalling at the start to leap from sixth to second on lap one. Edoardo Mortara took the lead but lost it when he was called … Continue reading F3 Euro Nogaro 2: Buemi hangs on to win
Romain Grosjean cruised to a straightforward win at Nogaro with his ASM team mates in tow. Kamui Kobayashi followed him – a little too closely at times – to take second, while Nico Hulkenberg completed an ASM podium with third. Sebastien Buemi took fourth at the start and remained their till the end of a … Continue reading F3 Euro Nogaro 1: Grosjean wins as ASM dominate
Mark Webber angrily criticised Sebastian Vettel after the collision between the Red Bull stable mates under safety car conditions in the Japanese Grand Prix. Webber was running third when Vettel ran into the back of him on lap 46, putting both out. Vettel later apologised but a furious Webber called him a “kid with no … Continue reading Embarrassment for Red Bull as drivers collide (updated)
Ferrari harpooned their own drivers’ championship hopes with a major mistake at the start of today’s Japanese Grand Prix. Following an instruction to all teams from the race stewards that they must start the race on full wet weather tyres, both the Ferraris began the race on intermediate rubber. But even without the stewards’ order, … Continue reading Ferrari hopes in tatters after tyre blunder
Lewis Hamilton can win the drivers’ championship at Shanghai next weekend after taking a 12-point lead in the Japanese Grand Prix. But Felipe Massa’s title hopes are over as he fell over 20 points behind in Fuji. Here are the championship results in full.
Atrocious conditions a the Fuji Speedway and a collision with Robert Kubica failed to put Lewis Hamilton off his stride.
Five world championships, 24 wins from 51 starts – benchmarks that for decades the Formula 1 fraternity thought un-surpassable. They have been beaten now, but his victory strike rate and sheer total of championships won – second only to Michael Schumacher – will remain etched in the pages of history. But anyone who came to … Continue reading “Fangio: The Life behind the Legend” (Gerald Donaldson, 2003)
Timo Glock is set to claim the GP2 title in tomorrow’s sprint race after edging further clear of rival Lucas di Grassi in the sprint race at Valencia today. Glock finished seventh in a race that began in damp conditions and saw di Grassi spin off early on. Campos Racing scored a one-two win with … Continue reading GP2 Valencia Feature: Petrov leads Campos 1-2
A wet qualifying session can often be relied upon to mix up the usual running order and give drivers of slower cars a chance to impress. There were no major shocks in this morning’s wet qualifying session at the Fuji Speedway but two of the drivers from the back of the grid did pop up … Continue reading ‘Minor men’ star in wet qualifying
Lewis Hamilton scored the fifth and surely most important pole position of his short F1 career as he bids to become the sport’s first rookie champion. The four championship contenders will line up in the top four positions with both McLarens leading the way into tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix. A wet session saw a couple … Continue reading Japanese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton scores vital pole
Want to find out what the Fuji Speedway is like to visit? Check out this week’s top post. Plus, David Coulthard is wearing Colin McRae’s helmet as a tribute – check out the design, Stepneygate the film and history repeating itself in Macau.
Since the espionage hearing details came to light we know just how bad things have been between Ron Dennis and Fernando Alonso since the Hungarian Grand Prix. It makes it very interesting to look back on some of their remarks made between Hungary and the World Motor Sports Council Announcement. Here’s what Dennis said to … Continue reading What Dennis’s remark to Alonso really meant
I was delighted to see on Sunday that the DTM bosses truly showed where their priorities lie, by depriving the fans in Barcelona together with a large TV audience of anything approaching a race. Yes, withdrawing all your cars makes a statement. Unfortunately for Audi that statement is not ‘Vorsprung Durch Technich’ but rather ‘We … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column – DTM’s lesson for F1
It’s the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway this weekend and we’re looking for F1 fans who’ve been to the new circuit and its former home Suzuka to tell us about their experiences. Photo: Ferrari media Related links Share your experiences of visiting the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway Share your experiences of visiting … Continue reading Have you been to the Japanese GP?
In the F1 news this week FIA president Max Mosley created headlines by describing Jackie Stewart as a ‘certifiable halfwit’. Also this week you can buy Martin Brundle’s old car, find out where Bernie Ecclestone ranked in the 100 Most Important People in (American) Sport and read about the Russian former F1 tester who was … Continue reading F1 in the news 52: Jackie Stewart ‘a halfwit’
The third season of the A1 Grand Prix ‘World Cup of Motorsport’ starts this weekend at the former Grand Prix circuit Zandvoort. Will you be watching? Started in late 2005 amid much fanfare, A1GP pits drivers from different countries against each other in identical, but fairly low-powered cars. Former F1 racers Ralph Firman, Narain Karthikeyan, … Continue reading Debate: A1 Grand Prix