British press fury over Hamilton hate site

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Several of the major British newspapers are reporting today about a Spanish-registered website set up to direct taunts at Lewis Hamilton. Here’s a typical example of the coverage from The Sun: F1 ace Lewis Hamilton is facing another vile race hate campaign from Spanish yobs as he prepares to win the drivers’ title. Racist abuse … Continue reading British press fury over Hamilton hate site

Brazilian GP history 1984-1999 (Video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Journeyer continues his video guide to the Brazilian Grand Prix. Part 1 looked at the beginnings of the Brazilian Grand Prix, helped along by such names as Fittipaldi and Pace. Piquet, too, had already established himself as a regular contender at home, and he, along with Ayrton Senna, would give Brazil its golden era in … Continue reading Brazilian GP history 1984-1999 (Video)

Barrichello, Bourdais and Piquet: will they still be F1 drivers in 2009?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

David Coulthard announced in July that this weekend?s Brazilian Grand Prix would be his last F1 start. But there is uncertainty over the futures of three other drivers on the grid ?ǣ two of whom count the Brazilian GP as their home race. Will Sunday?s race mark the last F1 appearances for Rubens Barrichello, Sebastien … Continue reading Barrichello, Bourdais and Piquet: will they still be F1 drivers in 2009?

ITV F1: goodbye or good riddance?

2008 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix will be the final F1 broadcast by ITV. Since taking over from the BBC as the UK’s F1 broadcaster at the 1997 Australian Grand Prix, ITV will bow out having covered 206 grands prix. But because they interrupt races with adverts they have missed over 31 races’ worth of live action … Continue reading ITV F1: goodbye or good riddance?

McLaren look strong again as Hamilton goes for title (2008 Brazilian GP preview)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton goes into the final round of 2008 knowing that he has the car to win the race – and that he only needs fifth place to guarantee the world championship and a place in the F1 history books. Nothing in F1 is ever as simple as that, but there are several reasons why … Continue reading McLaren look strong again as Hamilton goes for title (2008 Brazilian GP preview)