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Banned! X-wings 5th April 2007, 12:00

Over a pint a former Tyrrell mechanic once told me where the idea came for the hideous ‘X-wings’ that the team brought to the sport came from. This was in 1997, at which point the team was in its death throes – the last year in which boss Ken Tyrrell was still at the helm. […]

F1 2007 Preview: Out with the old… 10th March 2007, 12:00

The 2007 season is all about change – brand new drivers in top-ranking teams, three vintage circuits dropped from the calendar. And, of course, one long-time great of the sport finally stepping down. Here are the big names that have left in 2007.

F1 2007 preview: Williams 3rd March 2007, 9:00

Williams slumped to eighth in the 2006 world championship, two places and 24 points behind Toyota. Now the two teams have done a deal which will see Toyota use Williams’ gearbox technology and Williams use Toyota’s engines. It offers Williams the chance not only to bounce back from the disappointments of recent seasons – but […]

F1 2007 Preview: The circuits 16th February 2007, 12:00

In four weeks’ time the first official practice session of 2007 will begin. And so we kick off our countdown to the racing year with our 2007 season preview. First up: the tracks. With a brand-new venue on the schedule, chopping and changing elsewhere and a couple of unusually long gaps in the calendar, there […]

Jim Clark Lotus 25 up for sale 15th February 2007, 20:59

A Lotus-Climax 25 once driven by Jim Clark is on the market.

Ten rare and amazing F1 videos 5th February 2007, 9:00

There are plenty of great F1 videos on Youtube. But one does get rather sick of endless slow-motion crash footage set to Linkin Park. You have to rummage around to find the best F1 videos – and here they are – ten rare F1 clips that aren’t stolen from race broadcasts and season review videos. […]

Video: Great F1 press conference moments (part 1) 29th January 2007, 9:00

Controversy, comedy, and water fights. Formula 1 press conferences have proved the unlikely venues for all manner of hi-jinxs. Today we take a look at some of the funniest moments in F1 press conferences captured on video – and a few of the arguments that erupted in front of the press. And we’ll have a […]

F1 in the news 20 19th January 2007, 21:17

In the F1 news this week three old hands get back behind the wheel, the wise money’s on Lewis Hamilton but the even wiser money is in Bernie Ecclestone’s pocket. Plus a corruption scandal in China and some good old-fashioned Ferrari vs. McLaren gossip.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part IV 18th January 2007, 9:00

Ten more passes that made us blink is disbelief: including two moves on Alan Jones by Gilles Villeneuve and Michael Schumacher’s greatest overtaking move. The final top ten will be revealed tomorrow – don’t miss it!

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part II 16th January 2007, 9:00

The second part of our feature on thirty years of outstanding overtaking. Today’s memorable moments include inspired ‘double passes’ by Jean Alesi and Alain Prost, a pair of cracking moves from the infamous 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, and an unlikely move by Damon Hill.