Christijan Albers articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Albers out for next race? 8th July 2007, 21:54

Speculation is rife that Spyker are to drop Christijan Albers before the next race. Test drivers Christian Klien (Honda), Marc Gene (Ferrari) and Narain Karthikeyan (Williams) have been linked with Albers’ seat at the N??rburgring in two weeks’ time. All of them have at least one Grand Prix season to their names. But an outside […]

British GP 2007 review: Raikkonen takes control

Lewis Hamilton’s bid for home glory faded early in the British Grand Prix. Instead the two drivers many expected to be at the front of this year’s championship battle finally had their first major duel of the year. Kimi Raikkonen’s second consecutive win, ahead of Fernando Alonso, underlined that the Finn is back in business.

British GP 2007 qualifying ?????? Hamilton rocks Silverstone 7th July 2007, 19:21

Did Lewis Hamilton just produce a mega-lap of outrageous bravery? Or was the pole position lap that shook the Silverstone crowd the product of a lightly fuelled McLaren? We won’t know the answers to these questions until tomorrow’s race – but for now Hamilton is the hero at home.

British Grand Prix 2007 preview 3rd July 2007, 7:00

Lewis Hamilton is the media darling of 2007 and now he faces the challenge of fighting for victory at his home race with the eyes of his country upon him. Ferrari’s return to form could not have come at a worse time for the rookie championship leader. The growing expectations of his prodigious talent, his […]

French GP 2007 review: Raikkonen’s tactical triumph 1st July 2007, 14:48

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 […]

French Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa back on top 30th June 2007, 14:09

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 […]

Ten videos Max Mosley should watch 28th June 2007, 10:00

I am sure Max Mosley is an extremely busy man. And sometimes I wonder if his packed schedule keeps him from noticing things might might make F1 a lot better if they were sorted. Like stewards failing to implement basic rules, the frequent lack of overtaking caused by Mosley’s own rule changes, and the problems […]

French Grand Prix 2007 preview 26th June 2007, 7:00

If you’re heading to Magny-Cours for the Grand Prix, be an optimist and take an umbrella. Rain is the only thing that can create racing around here. Will this be the last French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours? Bernie Ecclestone wants to see the back of the Circuit Nevers. The French race has great prestige – […]

Win number two for Hamilton at Indianapolis 17th June 2007, 19:41

Lewis Hamilton took his second victory on the trot but Fernando Alonso pushed him every millimetre of the way.

United States Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton first again 16th June 2007, 19:09

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 […]