French GP 2007 review: Raikkonen’s tactical triumph

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Smart strategy put Kimi Raikkonen on the top step of the podium. But it came at the expense of team mate Massa in a genuine all-Ferrari battle for the lead the likes of which we haven’t seen for many years. Lewis Hamilton was on the podium yet again and retains his championship lead. But team … Continue reading French GP 2007 review: Raikkonen’s tactical triumph

French Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa back on top

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari bounced back in France with Felipe Massa breaking McLaren’s run of pole positions. The Brazilian will have the chance to resume his battle with Lewis Hamilton from earlier in the season as the Briton joins him on the front row. But Fernando Alonso’s hopes of responding to Hamilton’s recent victories were thwarted by gearbox … Continue reading French Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa back on top

United States Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton first again

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Throughout practice and the first two parts of qualifying Fernando Alonso looked to have the crucial edge on team mate Lewis Hamilton. But when it counted in the final session Hamilton turned the tables on his team mate to take his second consecutive pole position. The Ferraris line up on the second row – but … Continue reading United States Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton first again

United States Grand Prix 2007 preview

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton has seized his first win and taken an advantage in the drivers’ championship. If he can press home that advantage over the next few races, he could be in a position to achieve the unthinkable – and become the first rookie champion. But Indianapolis has traditionally been Ferrari’s stomping ground and after two … Continue reading United States Grand Prix 2007 preview

Canadian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton’s first pole

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McLaren repeated its one-two from Monaco – but this time it’s a two-one, with Lewis Hamilton on his first ever pole position. He starts alongside team mate Fernando Alonso as the McLaren team turned the tables on rivals Ferrari. A fine lap from Nick Heidfeld puts him third – giving McLaren a useful buffer between … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton’s first pole

Monaco Grand Prix 2007 review – One and two finish one-two

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Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren its second one-two of the year. The silver crew comfortably had the beating of Ferrari at Monte-Carlo – but they still let their drivers fight around every corner of the circuit for the victory. By the time they cooled off the battle in the dying stages Felipe Massa’s … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2007 review – One and two finish one-two