2008 June 21 archive

Ferrari’s 200 pole positions 21st June 2008, 19:58

Kimi Raikkonen achieved Ferrari’s 200th pole position in qualifying for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix. The Italian team are far ahead of their rivals in terms of total pole positions, with McLaren on 135 and Williams on 125. Here’s a complete breakdown of their achievement including every driver who scored a pole position for Ferrari.

Heikki Kovalainen gets five-place penalty

Heikki Kovalainen has been given a five-place grid penalty for delaying Mark Webber during qualifying, as was speculated here during the Live Blog. Kovalainen held up Webber during Q2 although it did not prevent the Red Bull driver from reaching the final part of qualifying.

GP2: Giorgio Pantano lucks in to win at Senna and Grosjean’s expense

GP2′s most experiened driver was gifted an easy victory at Magny-Cours after the two drivers in front him – and his two princiapl championship rivals – retired. Bruno Senna converted pole position into the lead at the start while Pantano took advantage of starting on the clean side to pass Romain Grosjean for second. Grosjean […]

2008 French GP qualifying: Raikkonen storms to Ferrari’s 200th pole position

Ferrari were in crushing form at Magny-Cours and annexed the front row of the grid with little difficulty, Kimi Raikkonen leading Felipe Massa. It was Ferrari’s 200th pole position at a circuit where they’ve enjoyed great success in recent years. Lewis Hamilton, in what is expected to be a lightly-fuelled McLaren, was unable to beat […]

French Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog

The French Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The Live Blog for the French Grand Prix will start tomorrow at 12:00pm (British time).

French GP Free Practice 3 Live Blog

The French Grand Prix free practice 3 Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The qualifying Live Blog will start at 12:15pm.