Alex Wurz articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Alonso and Prodrive central to 2008 driver market 10th October 2007, 9:00

The news that Prodrive will not be using McLaren’s chassis next year raises more questions about who will be racing in F1 in 2008. Ralf Schumacher is leaving Toyota but his F1 career may not yet be over. Alexander Wurz’s departure opens up a space at Williams. And of course there is the unresolved question […]

Kazuki Nakajima to make F1 race debut 9th October 2007, 9:54

Kazuki Nakajima will take Alexander Wurz’s place at Williams for the final race of 2007 following the Austrian’s retirement. Nakajima, 22, was the highest-placed rookie in F1′s feeder category GP2 this year. Driving for the DAMS team he ended the year fifth, and though he didn’t win a race he scored five consecutive podiums in […]

Wurz will not race in Brazil 8th October 2007, 17:28

Alexander Wurz has competed in his last Formula 1 Grand Prix. The Austrian, who announced his retirement at the Chinese Grand Prix, has confirmed that he will not race at Interlagos in Brazil next week. Wurz said he originally decided to retire after the Canadian Grand Prix, where he finished third. Williams will name his […]

Chinese GP 2007 facts and statistics

Ferrari scored their 200th Grand Prix win in China – check back later for a comprehensive look at their career history. Here are the rest of the facts and statistics from the Chinese Grand Prix.

Championship standings after the Chinese GP 7th October 2007, 9:25

The Brazilian Grand Prix will see a three-way fight for the world championship between Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. It’s the first time three drivers have been in contention for the championship at the final round since 1986. McLaren-Mercedes would have won the constructors’ championship at the Chinese Grand Prix had they not […]

Chinese GP 2007 review: Raikkonen win blows title race open

The F1 drivers’ championship will go down to the final race at Interlagos as Lewis Hamilton failed to score in Shanghai while title rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso finished first and second. Hamilton retired on his way into the pits after delaying his switch to slick tyres until it was too late. That let […]

Wurz to retire from F1

Alexander Wurz will retire from F1 at the end of the year. The Austrian’s future at Williams has been under doubt as he has struggled to match team mate Nico Rosberg’s pace. He made the decision to retire following the Canadian Grand Prix, where he finished third.

Chinese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton edges Raikkonen 6th October 2007, 8:09

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix with an excellent lap to beat the Ferraris as he bids to become the sport’s first rookie world champion. It had been Kimi Raikkonen’s weekend so far at Shanghai until the Briton snatched pole position from the Finn by a tenth of a second. Massa […]

Chinese GP 2007 preview & TV times 3rd October 2007, 7:00

The championship battle could be decided this weekend at Shanghai and Fernando Alonso simply must beat Lewis Hamilton to stay in the hunt. Meanwhile Kimi Raikkonen will be hoping that the pair finally do what they’ve looked like doing all year and take each other off. And if that wasn’t dramatic enough, a storm is […]

Toyota drop Ralf Schumacher 1st October 2007, 14:38

Ralf Schumacher’s prospects of racing in F1 in 2008 look slim as Toyota have announced he will not race for them next year. The announcement comes one day after Timo Glock, who has been linked his fellow German’s Toyota drive, won the GP2 championship. The past two GP2 champions, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, both […]