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Michael Schumacher fastest on F1 test return 13th November 2007, 17:26

Michael Schumacher returned to cast his shadow over the rest of the F1 field by topping the time sheets at the end of the first day’s testing in Barcelona. Several 2007 racers were present including Heikki Kovalainen, David Coulthard, Nick Heidfeld, Robert Kubica, Kazuki Nakajima, Jarno Trulli, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Anthony Davidson.

Pictures: First glimpse of Force India F1 team

Spyker, which becomes Force India F1 Team in 2008, are testing at Barcelona in an interim livery today. Giedo van der Garde (McLaren development driver, Renault Word Series racer) and Roldan Rodriguez (GP2 racer) drove. Hopefully the final car will look totally different, otherwise F1 looks set to lose the distinctive bright orange of Spyker […]

The Lewis and Anthony Hamilton show

Is Lewis Hamilton driven by the desire to be the best – or the fear of disappointing his father? Maybe I’m reading too much into it, but there’s a tinge of tragedy in this quote from his autobiography “My Story”, released last week. Read what he had to say about scoring a podium on his […]

F1 07 review: Toro Rosso

The Team Formerly Known As Minardi had the most successful season in its 23-year history in 2007, scoring eight points. But the Shanghai high was a one-off in a largely uncompetitive season blighted by unreliability, accidents and strife within the team. For Toro Rosso, 2007 was about getting to grips with a difficult car and […]