A1GP Zandvoort sprint: Zaugg repeats ’06 win

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

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

Embarrassment for Red Bull as drivers collide (updated)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

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 hopes in tatters after tyre blunder

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

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

“Fangio: The Life behind the Legend” (Gerald Donaldson, 2003)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

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)