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2009 F1 calendar: better than ’08? (Poll) 8th October 2008, 11:00

The official 2009 F1 calendar has been published with the Canadian Grand Prix mysteriously absent. That?s not the only change for next year, with Abu Dhabi arriving on the calendar as the new season finale. Has the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone done a better job with the 2009 F1 calendar than the 2008 schedule? Compare […]

No Canadian GP on 2009 F1 calendar 7th October 2008, 13:56

The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2009 F1 calendar in a shock move as the FIA published full details of next year’s schedule. No reason has been given for the deletion of the Montreal race, held at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

F1?s best street circuits part 2/3 (Video) 25th September 2008, 8:00

Yesterday we looked at the first four of the top street circuits listed in F1 Racing in March. All but one of those circuits were used within the last 20 years. The next four are the opposite: all but one were not used within the last 20 years, giving us a more definitive look of […]

Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated 9th September 2008, 13:00

Lewis Hamilton will have to hand over his Belgian Grand Prix winner’s trophy to Felipe Massa (appeal pending). It will be small comfort to him that plenty of other drivers have had wins taken off them in the past. Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and others have lost race wins after the chequered flag. More encouragingly […]

Provisional 2009 F1 calendar has good news for France, bad for America 25th June 2008, 18:53

The first details of the 2009 F1 calendar were published today with the F1 schedule set to return to 19 races ?ǣ a high it has only reached once before, in 2005. As was expected the French Grand Prix is remaining at Magny-Cours. The Australian Grand Prix also appears as a provisional fixture. However there […]

2009 F1 calendar expected tomorrow with French round at Magny-Cours 24th June 2008, 7:00

A provisional 2009 F1 calendar is expected to be announced tomorrow by Bernie Ecclestone according to Nigel Roebuck. Among the changes for 2009 will be the first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, announced last year. And on Sunday rumours came to light that Magny-Cours, host of the French Grand Prix, will get a second stay of […]

2008 Canadian Grand Prix Notes 14th June 2008, 16:09

Here are my notes on the Canadian Grand Prix including final thoughts on that pit lane crash, the BMW drivers shuffling position, and another unhapy race for Fernando Alonso. Add your observations below…

Canadian Grand Prix circuit may change for 2009 but will it be necessary? 13th June 2008, 7:00

Before the Canadian Grand Prix when I asked if F1 had become too fast for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Cooperman nailed the problem on the head: A bigger issue at Canada has to be why the tarmac reacts in such a way that only the racing line is anywhere near grippy. Why, when a driver […]

Video: 2008 Canadian Grand Prix review 11th June 2008, 1:00

Watch the Canadian Grand Prix review video with a recap of the race action and the championship standings.

Pictures: 2008 Canadian Grand Prix 10th June 2008, 11:30

Here are 21 pictures from Sunday’s action-packed Canadian Grand Prix including maiden winner Robert Kubica on the podium, Kimi Raikkonen’s mauled Ferrari and more great shots from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.