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LG planning F1 HD TV advert? 1st July 2009, 20:08

An interview with LG’s vice president of corporate sponsorships Andrew Barrett has been circulated by the Motor Sport Business Forum. In it, Barrett discusses a forthcoming advert for LG’s 200hz LCD TV range, which he boasts will be the first to use actual footage from an F1 race: We’ve produced a TV commercial talking about […]

McLaren get ready for Goodwood (Video)

McLaren have released two videos showing their preparations for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. First up, Chris Goodwin talks about the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 which he, Bruno Senna and finally Lewis Hamilton will take turns in driving this weekend: And here another video showing their preparations for this weekend’s Festival: See the McLaren Youtube page for […]

100+ pictures of F1 drivers and cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Just two days to go until one of my favourite dates on the motor racing calendar: the Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’m fidgety with anticipation as usual, so for the benefit of those of you who won’t be going, here’s a collection of some of the F1 cars and drivers which have appeared in recent […]

Fernando Alonso to Ferrari in 2010: Is this F1′s worst-kept secret?

Every few years in Formula 1 the silly season goes into overdrive while the teams wait for the biggest driver on the market to make his move. Top drivers and top teams pairing up always has a degree of inevitability about it: like Ayrton Senna joining Williams in 1994, and McLaren signing Kimi Raikkonen in […]

F1 links: Germany update for Brawn

After being left reeling by Red Bull at Silverstone, Brawn will hit back with a package of updates of their own at the Nurburgring. But do I detect a hint of frustration in this quote from Ross Brawn that the drivers were unable to make use of the new parts at Silverstone? New components for […]