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F1 07 review: Complete 2007 statistics 16th November 2007, 9:00

At the risk of having to rewrite swathes of this should McLaren win their appeal against the Brazilian Grand Prix results, here’s a complete statistical breakdown of the 2007 F1 season. Who won what, who broke records, and loads of random facts…

F1 in the news 59: Crisis over espionage

Bernie Ecclestone is trying to keep a lid on the recent spate of espionage accusations as Renault are now in the dock over alleged spying. Others are asking if the FIA have guaranteed a spate of further espionage claims by prosecuting something that had been going on in F1 for some time. As usual there’s […]

F1 07 review: Honda 14th November 2007, 9:00

Good news finally came for Honda fans this week as the rumours were confirmed that Ferrari’s technical maestro Ross Brawn would be joining the team. It’s exactly the news the team needed after an appalling season that ranks among the team’s worst.

Pictures: First glimpse of Force India F1 team 13th November 2007, 14:18

Spyker, which becomes Force India F1 Team in 2008, are testing at Barcelona in an interim livery today. Giedo van der Garde (McLaren development driver, Renault Word Series racer) and Roldan Rodriguez (GP2 racer) drove. Hopefully the final car will look totally different, otherwise F1 looks set to lose the distinctive bright orange of Spyker […]

When will we see them again? 24th October 2007, 7:00

The future of Fernando Alonso is expected to become clear in the next two weeks. And if, as is widely expected, he does leave for McLaren, the shockwaves will be felt up and down the pit lane. Indeed several drivers may already have started the last races of their careers. Here are the big names […]

2007 championship final standings 21st October 2007, 20:39

Kimi Raikkonen prevailed in the closes ever finish to a championship between three drivers. Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso both ended the season a single point behind the Finn. Ferrari were crowned constructors’ champions at the Belgian Grand Prix after McLaren’s exclusion from the championship. As McLaren will not have the world champion driving for […]

Raikkonen claims title by a point as Hamilton hits trouble

A car failure for Lewis Hamilton gave Kimi Raikkonen the opportunity to finally win the F1 championship in a dramatic finale at Interlagos.

Brazilian GP 2007 qualifying: Massa leads Hamilton 20th October 2007, 18:06

Felipe Massa beat all the title contenders to take pole position for his home Grand Prix. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton joins him on the front of the grid and each will have their respective team mates directly behind them at the start of tomorrow’s title decider. Mark Webber lines up an impressive fifth, behind Kimi […]

F1’s new team for 2008: Force India

Spyker is set to be renamed Force India next year pending approval from the World Motor Sports Council. Bernie Ecclestone has already approved the move. The team’s new owner Vijay Mallya wants to re-brand the team, giving it its fourth name in as many years. It will continue to be based near Silverstone circuit in […]

Brazilian Grand Prix 2007 preview & TV times 16th October 2007, 7:00

It all comes down to this: 71 laps, 306km. For the first time in 21 years, one of three drivers can win the title in the final round. And if this season has been predictable at times, the Aut????dromo Jos??? Carlos Pace is the one venue that, wet or dry, can throw up a totally […]