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F1 Racing’s driver rankings look familiar… 22nd July 2007, 11:52
I opened up this week’s F1 Racing magazine to discover their rankings of the drivers’ performances so far this year look pretty similar to my own that I posted last week. F1 Racing polled 28 top F1 personalities on their opinions to compile their list, including Martin Brundle, Flavio Briatore, Keke Rosberg, Jody Scheckter, Pat [...]
WTCC Brno 2: BMW crush rivals again 17th June 2007, 15:01
BMW filled the podium at the second race in Brno just as they had in the first. There was controversy early in the second Brno race as Alessandro Zanardi, who was waiting to serve a penalty, collided with leader Alain Menu. Andy Priaulx battled impressively from last on the grid to score points for seventh [...]
WTCC Pau 2: Farfus wins under pressure 3rd June 2007, 21:01
Augusto Farfus was chased around every millimetre of the Pau circuit by team mate Andy Priaulx. The Briton had to settle for second – though it gives him the lead in the championship. Although the start was fairly clean the racer was neutralised by an early safety car period. This followed a multi-car crash involving [...]
Alain Menu dominated the first WTCC race at Pau, scorching into the lead from pole and never looking back. Yvan Muller took a useful second but never looked likely to pass the Chevrolet driver. The world’s top touring car racers put in an impressively disciplined show on the narrow Pau streets – making for a [...]
WTCC Pau: Pole for Menu 2nd June 2007, 14:55
Alain Menu stormed to pole position around the streets of Pau. He squeezed in late lap to improve his own time before the session was stopped due to a spectacular crash by Augusto Farfus. Yvan Muller will line up alongside him. Farfus had taken third but had already incurred a ten-place grid penalty at the [...]
WTCC Zandvoort 1: Chevrolet one-two 6th May 2007, 11:38
Chevrolet drivers Alain Menu and Nicola Larini gave the team their first ever one-two in the World Touring Car Championship. The pair led all the way in the third race of the year at Zandvoort. At the start the Chevrolets easily maintained their advantage over Luca Rangoni who moved up to third. A tense, five [...]
F1 in the blogs special – 50 bloggers on Formula 1 5th May 2007, 9:00
The world of Formula 1 blogging is growing all the time. These are the thoughts of fifty different F1 bloggers, including diehard fans, teams, professional journalists, and even one F1 PR person. Covering speculation, humour, history and more – here are the highlights of F1 blogging.
F1 in the news 16 22nd December 2006, 17:00
In the news this week a few interesting developments in the driver market as Adrian Sutil will make his race debut as a rookie in 2007 with Spyker, Sebastian Bourdais courts an ’08 race seat with Toro Rosso, and Timo Glock nabs a testing contract. This and more in our weekly headlines round-up.
2007: Who goes where part 4 19th November 2006, 13:58
With most of the drivers in place for next year, let’s take a look at how the 2007 F1 season is shaping up. There are still two places left to fill: The question fo who will drive the second McLaren will be answered before Christmas according to Martin Whitmarsh, and there’s some speculation that it [...]
F1 2006 Review: Drivers end-of-season rankings part 1 26th October 2006, 19:42
The 2006 championship was contested by 27 different drivers, 18 of which entered every race. Which ones impressed and which ones struggled? We rate all 27, starting with the first 17 today and looking at our top ten drivers in detail tomorrow.