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French Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog 21st June 2008, 11:59

The French Grand Prix qualifying Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The Live Blog for the French Grand Prix will start tomorrow at 12:00pm (British time).

French GP Free Practice 3 Live Blog

The French Grand Prix free practice 3 Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The qualifying Live Blog will start at 12:15pm.

French GP Free Practice 2 Live Blog 20th June 2008, 12:45

The French Grand Prix free practice 2 Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The free practice 3 Live Blog will start tomorrow morning at 10:00am.

French GP Free Practice 1 Live Blog

The French Grand Prix free practice 1 Live Blog has now finished. See below to review the Live Blog in full. The free practice 2 Live Blog will start at 12:45pm.

French GP preview: Predictions 19th June 2008, 23:29

Who’s going to win the French Grand Prix? Ferrari look set to be very strong this weekend and Lewis Hamilton is out of contention for the win before practice has even begun. Read my podium prediction below and make your own.

Video: French GP history 1980-2008

Journeyer concludes his look back on the history of the French Grand Prix – read part one here. A Leyton House leading a race? A driver winning after making four pit stops? The French Grand Prix has seen some highly unusual developments.

Video: 2008 French GP preview 17th June 2008, 21:24

Here’s the French Grand Prix preview video which features a virtual lap of the Circuit de Nevers and Murray Walker on the famous Gilles Villeneuve-Rene Arnoux battle.

2008 French Grand Prix preview: Business as usual for Ferrari in France?

The Circuit de Nevers in Magny-Cours has been very kind to Ferrari – they’ve won here five times in the last seven events. With Lewis Hamilton taken out of the equation by a ten-place grid penalty, the only question about who will win this weekend is whether it will be Felipe Massa or Kimi Raikkonen. […]

2008 French GP preview: McLaren tactics 16th June 2008, 15:00

Lewis Hamilton is not the first person to receive a grid penalty for a race before the weekend has even started. But this weekend’s French Grand prix will be the first time a leading driver has gone into an event knowing he will drop ten places. Despite this Hamilton last week said he was “quite […]

No more Magny-Cours? Heard it before 14th May 2008, 12:30

Bernie Ecclestone has reiterated his desire to see the 2009 French Grand Prix held in Paris instead of its current venue Magny-Cours: We agreed that there would be a French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours in 2008 but not in 2009. Prime Minister Francois Fillon told me we would then see if we could have a […]