Grand Prix Reviews archive

Hamilton is moral victor in Spa thriller 7th September 2008, 23:35

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Belgian Grand Prix but the stewards’ decision to strip him of victory soured an otherwise magnificent race.

Felipe Massa scores flawless win at Valencia (2008 European GP review) 24th August 2008, 15:25

Felipe Massa is a hard man to beat from pole position and so it proved once again in the European Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton never managed to get on terms with the Ferrari driver but second place means he retains the lead in the drivers’ championship. But Massa is being investigated by the FIA stewards […]

Massa loses Hungary win to Kovalainen 3rd August 2008, 17:41

Felipe Massa was three laps away from victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix – and the lead of the world championship – when a shock engine failure ended an excellent drive.

Lewis Hamilton wins despite strategy blunder (2008 German GP review) 20th July 2008, 17:09

Lewis Hamilton was dominating the German Grand Prix until a safety car appearance threw his race into disarray. His McLaren team made a clear mistake by failing to bring him into the pits – leaving him to fight his way back to the front of the field the hard way. After taking his delayed stop […]

British Grand Prix 2008: Lewis Hamilton scores home win as Ferrari flounder 6th July 2008, 15:56

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling British Grand Prix at Silverstone as McLaren capitalised on a strategic blunder by Ferrari. McLaren called the changing conditions perfectly while Ferrari got their strategy badly wrong for Kimi Raikkonen, leaving him to battle his way up to fourth. Hamilton’s win sets up a three-way tie at the top of […]

Kubica takes maiden win as Hamilton hits Raikkonen 8th June 2008, 22:17

Lewis Hamilton slammed into the back of Kimi Raikkonen in the pits which let Robert Kubica in to score the first win for himself and BMW.

Massa wins third consecutive race at Istanbul 11th May 2008, 20:17

Felipe Massa remains the man to beat at Istanbul after his third win from pole position at the track in as many years.

Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari one-two 27th April 2008, 18:31

Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa’s winning margin of 0.9s over Lewis Hamilton suggests the Spanish Grand Prix was a close run thing. It was anything but.

Ferrari pair cruise to easy one-two 6th April 2008, 16:40

Ferrari made it look easy in the Bahrain Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton’s bid for victory self-destructed once again.

2008 Malaysian Grand Prix review: Raikkonen routs the opposition 23rd March 2008, 14:43

There was an irresistible inevitability about Kimi Raikkonen’s Malaysian Grand Prix victory. No distractions deflected him from his course – not the embarrassment of running out of fuel during first practice, not his team mate’s fuel-aided pole position. It was McLaren’s turn to feel the pain Ferrari suffered in Melbourne as both their drivers were […]