Debate: Can Robert Kubica win the title?

Robert Kubica’s leading the championship now but could he still be on top come the end of the season? Although he scored his maiden victory for the ever-improving BMW team yesterday it’s still hard to see Kubica as a likely champion. Which would make it all the more remarkable if it did happen.

2008 Canadian GP facts & stats

With Robert Kubica winning the first ever Formula 1 Grand Prix for Poland there’s a bumper crop of facts and statistics following yesterday’s Canadian Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld is now the driver with the most second places and no wins, Kimi Raikkonen set yet another fastest lap, and McLaren & Ferrari’s domination of the top … Continue reading 2008 Canadian GP facts & stats

Robert Kubica claims maiden victory as BMW take historic one-two

Robert Kubica has become the first Polish driver to win a Formula 1 Grand Prix after taking victory in today’s Canadian Grand Prix. Kubica was followed home by team mate Nick Heidfeld giving BMW both their first victory and first one-two as a full Formula 1 constructor.

Circuit to be partly resurfaced but will it be enough to save the Grand Prix?

The Canadian Grand Prix organisers are hurriedly re-surfacing part of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve following the break-up that occured during today’s qualifying session. But is this just a case of too little too late? And does the sensitive political climate in F1 increase the chance that the race might be cancelled?

What happens when tracks crack

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The disintegrating track surface at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is threatening the running of tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix.

2008 Canadian GP qualifying: Hamilton takes pole as track starts to crumble

Lewis Hamilton put his McLaren on pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix but there are concerns about tomorrow’s race due to the state of the Circuit Villeneuve track. The session was hardly a few minutes old when it became clear that the track was disintegrating particularly at the Casino hairpin. It may jeopardise the … Continue reading 2008 Canadian GP qualifying: Hamilton takes pole as track starts to crumble