October 2007 Archives - 2/11 - F1 Fanatic archive

20 day wait for Raikkonen’s title confirmation 27th October 2007, 14:52

The watching world will have to endure a 20 day wait to learn whether Kimi Raikkonen really has won the 2007 world drivers’ championship.

F1 in the news 56: Jackie Stewart interview 26th October 2007, 14:28

I interviewed Sir Jackie Stewart for Auto Trader this week – read the full article below. Also in the F1 news Michael Schumacher took the Ferrari F2007 for a spin, Christian Klien and Vitaly Petrov are after 2008 seats, and Bernie Ecclestone still wants a Grand Prix of London…

The Ben Evans column: Passion fading

Part of my Motorsport-loving self died on Monday It had been on life-support for a lot of 2007, but on Monday morning it finally popped its clogs and departed. Unlike 10.4m other Brits I actually missed the Brazilian GP as I was at Brands Hatch making my annual pilgrimage to the Formula Ford Festival, so […]

Hamilton did not admit causing car failure in Brazil 25th October 2007, 15:46

The journalist who claimed Lewis Hamilton admitted causing his gearbox failure in Sunday’s race has admitted he invented the quote. Luc Domenjoz of Canadian newspaper La Presse said: “My mistake was using a quote by Lewis when I did not talk to him myself. I had other verifiable information and I stand by my report, […]

What if…

With just one point separating three drivers at the end of the season, the two that lost will be cursing the twists of fortune that cost them the points that would have made them champion. While Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso may rue their misfortunes, Kimi Raikkonen will be relieved that his brushes with chance […]

When will we see them again? 24th October 2007, 7:00

The future of Fernando Alonso is expected to become clear in the next two weeks. And if, as is widely expected, he does leave for McLaren, the shockwaves will be felt up and down the pit lane. Indeed several drivers may already have started the last races of their careers. Here are the big names […]

Video: Did Hamilton cause his gearbox problem? (updated) 23rd October 2007, 12:08

Here’s the onboard video showing the moment when Lewis Hamilton’s car suddenly slowed during the Brazilian Grand Prix. It seems the McLaren driver may have caused the problem himself by accidentally hitting the pit lane speed limiter button with his left thumb. The button is the second from the left on the steering wheel. Watch […]

Revealing comments from Hamilton and Massa (updated)

Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa have apparently given new insight into two of the pivotal moments of the Brazilian Grand Prix that decided the world championship in Kimi Raikkonen’s favour. Hamilton is quoted admitting that he inadvertently caused his car’s gearbox problem early in the race. He said:

Five best amateur F1 videos from 2007

It’s well known that Formula One Management are total killjoys when it comes to F1 video on the internet. Not only do they tear down any official F1 videos that is uploaded, but they don’t offer even a paid video service themselves. On top of that, even amateurs videos shot by F1 fans at races […]

Brazilian GP 2007 facts & stats 22nd October 2007, 9:00

Kimi Raikkonen won his first title – and Lewis Hamilton joined the bitter collection of drivers to lose the championship lead in the final round. Plus another former F1 driver’s son made his F1 debut, and all the other interesting statistics from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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