Plus more reviews of 2007 and more debate over who was the best driver of the year – which invariably boils down to a discussion about two drivers: Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen.
All this and more in the weekly round-up of the F1 news.
Drivers move to quell wet weather fears – Concerns over racing in the wet following the ban on traction control.
Schumacher turned down Ferrari role – Michael Schumacher spurned the chance to become sporting director at Ferrari late last year.
Chinese GP executive jailed – One of the men behind the Shanghai International Circuit is imprisoned for embezzlement.
Mercedes slammed for driver policy – Michael Bartels criticises Mercedes for failing to promote German talent.
Thoughts as the new year beckons – GrandPrix.com’s Joe Saward on the scandals of 2007: “We fervently believe that if one went through the pre-September computer records of many of the teams one would find evidence of all kinds of things.”
Martin’s top five – Martin Brundle has a hard time separating Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton as the best drivers of 2007: this is who I picked as the best driver. Brundle also has a piece on why he thinks Hamilton is the real deal.
Teixera thanks Ecclestone for help – A1 Grand Prix’s Tony Teixera thanks Bernie Ecclestone for his help in securing the deal for the championship to use Ferrari engines.
Hamilton hoping for less politics in 2008 – Lewis Hamilton wants fewer non-racing distractions this year.
The year in review: Sport – The Independent’s take on the 2007 F1 season.
Ralf confirms no F1 drive in 2008 – No seat for Ralf Schumacher in 2008.
Happy new year – GrandPrix.com offer wishes of the season – but can’t resist a dig at some of their rivals!
More on the 2008 F1 driver line-up