FIA?s plans for Formula 2 shows Max Mosley wants war with Bernie Ecclestone

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

A surprise announcement from today?s FIA World Motor Sports Council today revealed the FIA wishes to set up a new feeder series to Formula 1. It will be called Formula 2, reviving the name used for a similar series until 1984, before it was replaced by Formula 3000 and, later, GP2. But why is the … Continue reading FIA?s plans for Formula 2 shows Max Mosley wants war with Bernie Ecclestone

The FIA must solve the customer car problem

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Once again the Super Aguri transporters have departed a testing session with the teams’ F1 cars not even having turned a wheel. The teams presence in the 2008 championship looks less likely with every passing day. They could be the second team to announce their non-participation in F1 this year, following Prodrive who were originally … Continue reading The FIA must solve the customer car problem

The Ben Evans Column: Excuses, excuses

Posted on | Author Ben Evans

At Indianapolis two weeks ago Ralf Schumacher turned left when he should have turned right and took out David Coulthard and Rubens Barrichello. His verdict? “A racing accident.” But he’s not the only driver to cook up a fabulous excuse for a shunt. Even hardened race fans like myself must have impressed with Valentino Rossi’s … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column: Excuses, excuses

The Ben Evans Column – Troubled touring cars

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Bank Holiday’s absence of F1 action gave me a chance to catch up on some Touring Car action for the first time this year and to be honest it was depressing viewing. Whilst televised tin-top racing has long been flattered by clever editing and trick regulations, the big three series (BTCC, WTCC and DTM) … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column – Troubled touring cars

British FFord Oulton: Macleod dominates

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Having dominated qualifying it was no surprise to see Callum Macleod do the same in the first round of the British FFord championship at Oulton Park. James Nash finished second after starting fourth with Nick Tandy right behind him. Richard Tannahill narrowly clinched fourth from Jay Bridger and Linton Stuteley. Macleod’s fastest lap of 1m … Continue reading British FFord Oulton: Macleod dominates