Vettel says thankyou to Toro Rosso
Review the Brazilian Grand Prix free practice 2 live blog below.
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
Review the Brazilian Grand Prix free practice 1 live blog below.
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)
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David Coulthard will race in a special livery to celebrate his final F1 Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend as was tipped here by Becken yesterday. Here is a collection of photographs of the one-off paint scheme his Red Bull will sport.
Heading into the final race of the season the momentum and the expected track conditions seem to favour Lewis Hamilton. But last year was a case study in how championships that look like foregone conclusions can still be lost. Will history repeat itself at Interlagos? Make your predictions for the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix below.
Red Bulletin’s F1 preview video
It?óÔé¼Ôäós not just about Lewis Hamilton against Felipe Massa and McLaren against Ferrari in the drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó and constructors?óÔé¼Ôäó championship this weekend. Pride is at stake up and down the two championship tables. Here are five other battles to keep an eye on in Brazil.
Hamilton and Ferrari are favourites
The Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace at Interlagos in Sao Paulo hosts the final round of this year’s world championship, the fourth time in five years it has done so. More importantly, the title will be decided here for the fourth year in succession. But the race has actually appeared as the season-opener more often than … Continue reading Brazilian GP history 1973-1983 (Video)
One-off farewell livery for Coulthard?
David Coulthard announced in July that this weekend?óÔé¼Ôäós Brazilian Grand Prix would be his last F1 start. But there is uncertainty over the futures of three other drivers on the grid ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ two of whom count the Brazilian GP as their home race. Will Sunday?óÔé¼Ôäós race mark the last F1 appearances for Rubens Barrichello, Sebastien … Continue reading Barrichello, Bourdais and Piquet: will they still be F1 drivers in 2009?
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?
When McLaren turned up at the first race of 1988 with scarcely any testing miles on its new car, few expected the MP4/4s to dominated the season the way they did. But at the Brazilian Grand Prix hopes of a closely-fought season were wrecked as McLaren dominated. Guest writer Andrew Tsvyk tells the story. This … Continue reading 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix flashback
Yeah it’s a slow news day
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)
Toyota review their 2008 season
David Coulthard starts his 246th and final Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend. He has spent 14 and a half seasons in the sport’s top flight, was championship runner-up in 2001, and won 13 races.