2008 F1 season archive

Crashgate’s shadow still lingers five years on 28th September 2013, 11:31

The most notorious piece of cheating ever seen in Formula One took place on this day five years ago.

Piquet Jnr reveals how ‘Crashgate’ was planned 10th December 2010, 9:47

Nelson Piquet Jnr has broken his silence over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix conspiracy.

Nelson Piquet Jnr claims ‘Crashgate’ libel damages 7th December 2010, 14:51

Renault have apologised to Nelson Piquet Jnr over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix affair.

Briatore wins appeal against lifetime ban from motorsport 5th January 2010, 14:48

Flavio Briatore has successfully overturned his lifetime ban from motor racing.

Briatore and Symonds step down as Renault accepts Singapore crash charge 16th September 2009, 13:46

The Renault F1 team has confirmed it will not contest the FIA’s charges against the team over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

Piquet Jnr and Alonso in Renault conspiracy claim 30th August 2009, 16:45

A Brazilian journalist claims Renault are to be investigated by the FIA over the result of last year’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso’s bad luck turns good for win 28th September 2008, 16:52

Fernando Alonso scored his first win in over a year and Renault’s first win in almost twice that time as the new Singapore circuit created a surprise result.

Rate the race: Canadian Grand Prix 8th June 2008, 19:39

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F1 gets eighth qualifying change since 2003 29th March 2008, 9:00

Formula One qualifying is set for yet another change in response to the dangerous incident in last week’s session which saw both McLaren drivers docked five places on the grid.

‘Fuel burn’ qualifying laps get dropped 25th January 2008, 17:28

Good news – there will be no boring hiatus at the start of part three of qualifying in 2008. The FIA has finally gotten around to banning the ‘fuel burn’ phase (as many people had expected). I was hoping they would do this by getting rid of ‘race fuel’ qualifying altogether. Race fuel qualifying was […]