See below for some of my pictures from the Brands Hatch A1 Grand Prix weekend.
Seat made it two wins at Donington as Darren Turner headed home Tom Onslow-Cole and Jason Plato. But Fabrizio Giovanardi was running in the top three before an uncharacteristic msitae that almost dopped himself and team mate Onsloe-Cole out of the race. Giovanardi braked too late for the chicane at the end of the lap … Continue reading BTCC: Darren Turner gives Seat another diesel win
Jason Plato won the first BTCC race of today at Donington Park but the second race of the day was an absolute corker. Rain had begun to fall as the cars assembled on the grid and the original start was aborted as Andrew Jordan stalled his Honda Civic. Once the race finally got started Gordon … Continue reading BTCC: Giovanardi masters tricky conditions for stylish win
Narain Karthikeyan gave India their second A1 Grand Prix victory, holding off Robbie Kerr to win the feature race at Brands Hatch. Kerr took the lead after the first pit stop by staying out a lap longer than Karthikeyan. The first stint had been interrupted by a massive crash triggered when Adam Khan (Pakistan) carelessly … Continue reading A1GP: Narain Karthikeyan denies Robbie Kerr in final race
According to reports a Super Aguri transporter has been barred from getting into the paddock at Istanbul. Autosport claims this is because the team will not be racing next weekend. Honda team principal Nick Fry told the magazine he does not believe the Weigl Group, who recently made a bid for the team, are able … Continue reading Super Aguri barred from Istanbul track – are Honda killing their B-team?
Tom Dillmann, Marcel F?Ô?˝ssler, Rahel Frey, Natacha Gachnang and Alexandre Imperatori all drove for Switzerland at one time or another in the 2007-08 championship. But it was Neel Jani who did the racing and won them the championship. Jani drove a canny campaign, regularly in the top ten, indeed only failing to get there in … Continue reading A1GP: Switzerland are third series champions
Robbie Kerr converted pole position to victory in the Brands Hatch sprint race – meanwhile the Swiss team were celebrating a fourth place for Neel Jani that gave him the points he needed to win the third A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Nations. Kerr got to the first corner first and managed the race … Continue reading A1GP: Kerr wins the race, Jani wins the title
Just arrived at Brands Hatch in time for the A1 Grand Prix season finale. Switzerland’s Neel Jani has got the title all-but won and as he’s starting third on the grid with New Zealand rival Jonny Reid tenth, his chances look very good indeed. Robbie Kerr has kept the home crowd happy with pole position … Continue reading A1GP: On the grid at Brands Hatch
The Spanish Grand Prix was hardly a riot of excitement but it did leave us with a couple of major talking points. I want to have a look at two of them in detail: how significant is Renault’s apparent return to form, and how far ahead of the chasing pack are Ferrari?