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Fernando Alonso: the driver debates 24th July 2008, 12:30

For years F1 fans asked this question: “Who will finally beat Michael Schumacher?” Finally the answer came: Fernando Alonso. The 2006 season was unquestionably the high point of Fernando Alonso’s career. With a car that, on balance, no more than matched Schumacher’s Ferrari over the year, he beat the seven-times champion at his own game. […]

Max Mosley wins News of the World case

Max Mosley has won ??60,000 compensation in his case against the News of the World for invasion of privacy. However the FIA President failed in his bid to extract exemplary punitive damages from the newspaper.

The Ben Evans column: Perfect day

Sunday was one of those rare occasions when it was almost impossible to find fault with motorsport. F1 produced its best dry weather race for some time (even if the safety car helped) and the US Moto GP was the best the series has produced for some years.