Video: 2001 Malaysian GP flashback

Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, Sepang, 2001, 470150

There’s a high chance of rain at some point during this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix.

It’s rained on the Malaysian race once before – in 2001 – and it produced a cracking race. Here are a few videos of one of Michael Schumacher’s best wins. Continue reading

ITV loses F1 coverage to BBC from 2009

British F1 fans will be able to enjoy live Formula 1 free from adverts next year as the BBC have won the right to screen live coverage.

ITV has broadcasted the sport since 1996 and angered many fans by missing up to 15 minutes of every race with advert breaks. Last year ITV missed the moment that decided the world championship – Lewis Hamilton’s gearbox problem in Interlagos – because they were on an advert break.

More recently fans have bemoaned the obsession with Lewis Hamilton in much of the coverage. Continue reading