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What happens when tracks crack 7th June 2008, 23:52

The disintegrating track surface at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is threatening the running of tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix.

2008 Canadian GP qualifying: Hamilton takes pole as track starts to crumble

Lewis Hamilton put his McLaren on pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix but there are concerns about tomorrow’s race due to the state of the Circuit Villeneuve track. The session was hardly a few minutes old when it became clear that the track was disintegrating particularly at the Casino hairpin. It may jeopardise the […]

2008 Canadian GP qualifying Live Blog

The Canadian Grand Prix qualifying live blog has finished. You can review the live blog in full below.

Is Bernie Ecclestone really threatening to take Formula 1 out of the FIA?

Conflicting news is coming from Canada about the discussions over Formula 1’s future. Two British newspapers today reported that Bernie Ecclestone, fuming over Max Mosley’s success in the FIA vote of confidence earlier this week, now wants to take Formula 1 out of the control of the governing body. Is he serious? Could this lead […]

CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 7

Nelson Piquet and Bobby Rahal are two of the most successful drivers in F1 and Champ Car respectively. Read more about them here plus the driver who started just one race in each category.

Jarno Trulli: the driver debates

Jarno Trulli is clearly a very quick driver but in at least one respect he is very peculiar: he is often sensation in qualifying, but lacklustre in races. I struggle to think of any drivers either in F1 history or in other series at the moment who excels on a hot lap but struggles to […]