The consequences of Thursday’s Renault-McLaren spy hearing (updated)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The most controversial season in memory drags on as the World Motor Sports Council waits to hear another enquiry into alleged spying tomorrow. This could turn out to be an important moment for the sport particularly if Renault are found to be guilty of the same misdemeanour as McLaren. It determine whether Fernando Alonso races … Continue reading The consequences of Thursday’s Renault-McLaren spy hearing (updated)

Official: Ross Brawn to join Honda for 2008

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ross Brawn will join Honda as team principal for 2008 confirming rumours that first surfaced in April. The move comes after Jenson Button threatened he would leave the team if it did not make a substantial improvement over its dismal performance this year, when it scored only six points. Button told the Mail on Sunday: … Continue reading Official: Ross Brawn to join Honda for 2008

Ferrari technician in criminal investigation

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari technical manager Nigel Stepney is under investigation in Italy following a complaint by the Italian team, according to Autosport. Ferrari’s only comment on the matter was: “Ferrari have taken action against Nigel Stepney, and there is now an investigation.” The Briton has been with the team since 1992 and was part of the team … Continue reading Ferrari technician in criminal investigation

The Ben Evans column: Malaysia’s winners and losers

Posted on | Author Ben Evans

We’re two Grands Prix into 2007 and already a fantastic four way battle for supremacy is shaping up. However, this is yet to translate itself into a decent race. Unlike Melbourne the Sepang race was highly watchable, but aside from the opening exchanges between Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton it was hardly exciting. The bulk … Continue reading The Ben Evans column: Malaysia’s winners and losers