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2008 Monaco Grand Prix notes 31st May 2008, 17:29

Here are my notes on last week’s Monaco Grand Prix. Some people have suggested it showed McLaren now have the upper hand in the championship but I’m not convinced. Plus, Massa’s impressive start to the race, the drivers who missed opportunities, and more.

CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 1

In three decades of Champ Car from 1979 to 2008, 72 drivers from the American series also started F1 races. Starting today this nine-part feature will recall the careers of all of them.

Video: The five greatest Champ Car moments

I’ve been working on an article about CART drivers who races in F1 for F1 Fanatic but inevitably I got distracted watching old Champ Car videos on YouTube… From 1979 to 2008 Champ Car gave fans some of the most stunning examples of great motor racing. These are the five moment I remember best – […]

Might have been Hamilton: Magnussen

Concluding the two-part series begun yesterday Ben Evans looks at the career of Dane Jan Magnussen (right, with Rubens Barrichello), another ex-McLaren driver who showed great promise in his pre-F1 career but never reached the heights expected of him in Formula 1. In Formula Ford and Formula 3 both McNish and Magnussen were-once-in-a generation fast, […]