IRL Detroit: Title rivals in controversial clash

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

A controversial collision between title rivals Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti overshadowed Tony Kanaan’s win in the IRL race at Michigan. Dixon was knocked into a spin by a slowing Buddy Rice on the penultimate lap and appeared to deliberately steer his car into Franchitti’s. Franchitti managed to limp home sixth to take a three … Continue reading IRL Detroit: Title rivals in controversial clash

BTCC Knockhill 3: Sheddon wins at home

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Team Halfords were rewarded for the effort of re-building Matt Neal’s car after Brands Hatch with a one-two finish led by home racer Gordon Sheddon. But the championship fight between Jason Plato and Fabrizio Giovanardi will go down to the wire as Plato came home third with the Vauxhall driver fifth.

F3 Euro Nurburgring 2: Schlegelmilch snatches win

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Harald Schlegelmilch became the latest reverse grid hero in the F3 Euroseries. He started from pole having finished eighth in yesterday’s race and kept the field at bay with an excellent display of defensive driving. Title duellists Grosjean and Buemi could do nothing to unseat the Latvian – who hadn’t even scored a point before … Continue reading F3 Euro Nurburgring 2: Schlegelmilch snatches win

“Ferrari: The Grand Prix Cars (new ed.)” (Alan Henry, 1989)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Books on Ferrari are ten a penny. But most of the titles about the famous Italian marque are glossy ‘coffee table’ pieces with plenty of pretty pictures but little in the way of style. So I was very happy to come across this very substantial book by Alan Henry. What it lacks it gloss it … Continue reading “Ferrari: The Grand Prix Cars (new ed.)” (Alan Henry, 1989)