F1 winners don’t use drugs

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The height of the summer sporting season is passing and once again two sports are left to rue another year spoiled by drugs scandals. In cycling, Floyd Landis faces being stripped of his Tour de France victory after testing positive for excessive and unnatural levels of testosterone. In athletics, world and Olympic 100 metres champion … Continue reading F1 winners don’t use drugs

Patrick Friesacher is A1’s seventh ex-F1 driver

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Max Mosley may not be impressed with A1 Grand Prix, but the series has just attracted its seventh Formula One driver to start a race. 2005 Minardi pilot Patrick Friesacher will turn out for his home nation of Austria. He replaces Matthias Lauda, son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda, who has struggled … Continue reading Patrick Friesacher is A1’s seventh ex-F1 driver

Team India doubt for Indonesian A1 Grand Prix

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Doubt is growing over Team India’s entry in this weekend’s A1 Grand Prix at Sentul, Indonesia. India Times reports that owner Atul Gupta is planning to sell the franchise, while Indian news site Zee News claim the team will race at Indonesia, with Karun Chandhok back at the wheel. New Williams test driver Narain Karthikeyan … Continue reading Team India doubt for Indonesian A1 Grand Prix

Another ex-F1 driver turns to A1 Grand Prix

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Christian Fittipaldi, nephew of twice-champion Emerson Fittipaldi and a former Formula One driver, will drive for the Brazil team in this weekend’s A1 Grand Prix race in Indonesia in place of Nelson Piquet Jnr. Fittipaldi joins fellow ex-F1 drivers Tomas Enge, Ralph Firman, Hideki Noda, Jos Verstappen and Alex Yoong. Team USA’s Scott Speed will … Continue reading Another ex-F1 driver turns to A1 Grand Prix