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F1 likely to get rain for Brazil finale 1st November 2008, 21:03

Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton may have to contend with wet weather in addition to all the other pressures of an F1 season finale. Since we first took a look at the weather for the Brazilian Grand Prix the forecasts have changed quite a bit more than usual. In recent days several weather forecasts have […]

ITV-F1’s farewell montage (Video)

ITV review 12 years of F1 coverage

2008 Brazilian Grand Prix grid

Massa on pole, Hamilton fourth

Felipe Massa takes pole for title decider (2008 Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying)

Felipe Massa thrilled the home crowd by taking pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. But this year it means even more as he faced down Lewis Hamilton for the world championship. Hamilton starts fourth behind Jarno Trulli and Kimi Raikkonen.

Brazilian GP qualifying live blog

Review the Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.

Brazilian GP free practice 3 live blog

Review the Brazilian Grand Prix free practice 3 live blog below.

David Coulthard’s helmet camera (Video)

During free practice yesterday F1 fans were treated to some fabulous footage from a camera mounted in David Coulthard’s crash helmet: This technology has been seen before in F1. Here’s a video of Mark Blundell driving with a helmet camera at Spa-Francorchamps in 1994:

Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton both expect to be quick after Brazil practice

After the first day’s practice in Brazil both Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton claimed their cars would be very strong on the Interlagos circuit – even though neither of them set the fastest time so far. Fernando Alonso’s 1’12.296 stands as the fastest time of the weekend so far. But his time, set in the […]

Barrichello’s special helmet

One-off skid-lid for Barrichello too

If Massa wins the title will it be tainted by the Spa controversy? (Poll)

In the run-up to the final race of the season several people have left comments here pointing out that Lewis Hamilton would already be champion had he not received that infamous penalty at Spa-Francorchamps. Without it the drivers? championship would already be over. Is that a good thing or not?