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Alonso and Prodrive central to 2008 driver market 10th October 2007, 9:00

The news that Prodrive will not be using McLaren’s chassis next year raises more questions about who will be racing in F1 in 2008. Ralf Schumacher is leaving Toyota but his F1 career may not yet be over. Alexander Wurz’s departure opens up a space at Williams. And of course there is the unresolved question […]

Chinese GP 2007 facts and statistics 8th October 2007, 7:00

Ferrari scored their 200th Grand Prix win in China – check back later for a comprehensive look at their career history. Here are the rest of the facts and statistics from the Chinese Grand Prix.

Championship standings after the Chinese GP 7th October 2007, 9:25

The Brazilian Grand Prix will see a three-way fight for the world championship between Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. It’s the first time three drivers have been in contention for the championship at the final round since 1986. McLaren-Mercedes would have won the constructors’ championship at the Chinese Grand Prix had they not […]

Chinese GP 2007 review: Raikkonen win blows title race open

The F1 drivers’ championship will go down to the final race at Interlagos as Lewis Hamilton failed to score in Shanghai while title rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso finished first and second. Hamilton retired on his way into the pits after delaying his switch to slick tyres until it was too late. That let […]

Chinese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton edges Raikkonen 6th October 2007, 8:09

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix with an excellent lap to beat the Ferraris as he bids to become the sport’s first rookie world champion. It had been Kimi Raikkonen’s weekend so far at Shanghai until the Briton snatched pole position from the Finn by a tenth of a second. Massa […]

F1 in the news 53: Stepney speaks out 5th October 2007, 11:00

A stack of stories in the news this week and, no, they’re not all about Lewis Hamilton. Nigel Stepney has spoken out about his role in the espionage scandal, Jacques Villeneuve is causing ructions in the States, and Jenson Button is either encouraging or slating Honda, depending on who you believe. Plus do you know […]

Chinese GP 2007 preview & TV times 3rd October 2007, 7:00

The championship battle could be decided this weekend at Shanghai and Fernando Alonso simply must beat Lewis Hamilton to stay in the hunt. Meanwhile Kimi Raikkonen will be hoping that the pair finally do what they’ve looked like doing all year and take each other off. And if that wasn’t dramatic enough, a storm is […]

Toyota drop Ralf Schumacher 1st October 2007, 14:38

Ralf Schumacher’s prospects of racing in F1 in 2008 look slim as Toyota have announced he will not race for them next year. The announcement comes one day after Timo Glock, who has been linked his fellow German’s Toyota drive, won the GP2 championship. The past two GP2 champions, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, both […]

Japanese GP 2007 statistics & facts

Hamilton moves into the championship lead – but what does he have to do to wrap up the title in Shanghai? Also the curse of Mark Webber strikes once more as the Australian again retires from a race he had led. And was that the longest safety car period ever? I need your help on […]

Hamilton takes crucial win at soaked Fuji 30th September 2007, 8:13

Atrocious conditions a the Fuji Speedway and a collision with Robert Kubica failed to put Lewis Hamilton off his stride.