The official 2009 F1 calendar has been published with the Canadian Grand Prix mysteriously absent. That?óÔé¼Ôäós not the only change for next year, with Abu Dhabi arriving on the calendar as the new season finale. Has the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone done a better job with the 2009 F1 calendar than the 2008 schedule? Compare … Continue reading 2009 F1 calendar: better than ’08? (Poll)
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer is back with a two-part series on the history of the European Grand Prix. The European Grand Prix is an oddity. It’s unique in that it doesn’t necessarily represent a single country, but a whole continent. Various versions of the name have been in use ever since the world championship … Continue reading European GP history 1950-1997 (video)
The moving of the British Grand Prix from Silverstone to Donington Park in 2010 was discussed in Parliament yesterday. Mark Lancaster, MP for North East Milton Keynes, had this to say: Although I realise that this is not a matter directly for the Government, the Minister concerned has recently had meetings with Bernie Ecclestone. All … Continue reading Sharing the British Grand Prix – nice idea but not economically sound
Strangely for a year that has been so political (again) most of the politicking has been going on off-track and has had little bearing on any of the races. Apart from the eeny-meeny-miny-mo approach to qualifying penalties. At Silverstone last weekend the two major elements of political discussion were the proposed Formula Two category and … Continue reading The Ben Evans column: Donington Park
Earlier this month Bernie Ecclestone announced Donington Park will host the British Grand Prix from 2010 instead of Silverstone. In July 1999 Bernie Ecclestone announced Brands Hatch would host the British Grand Prix from 2002 instead of Silverstone. But that never came to be – the race stayed at Silverstone. So what happened? And can … Continue reading Donington Park, Silverstone, Brands Hatch and the British Grand Prix
At the British Grand Prix on Friday I had the chance to enjoy some hospitality courtesy of Shell and Ferrari. It was my first chance to see inside the Formula 1 Paddock Club, an exclusive venue where Formula 1 teams and major suppliers can entertain their clients. Here’s a photo tour of the Paddock Club … Continue reading Inside the Paddock Club with Ferrari
Here’s a selection of high-resolution photographs from the British Grand Prix at Silverstone – including Nick Heidfeld’s cunning pass on Kimi Raikkonen and Heikki Kovalainen.
Lewis Hamilton wins his home race, Heikki Kovalainen scores his first pole position – and Kimi Raikkonen is one race away from matching a 55 year-old record. Here are the facts at stats from the British Grand Prix.
Read the reports from the GP2 Silverstone races and the Indy Car race at Watkins Glen on Maximum Motorsport: GP2 Feature: Giorgio Pantano wins again in gripping Silverstone race GP2 Sprint: Bruno Senna masters wet conditions to win at Silverstone Indy Car: Ryan Hunter-Reay takes maiden win at Watkins Glen
Here are the standings after the British Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa are in a three-way tie for the lead of the drivers’ championship on 48 points, with Robert Kubica just two more behind. Meanwhile Toyota move up to fourth in the constructors’ championship, ahead of Red Bull.
Join in the British Grand Prix final practice live blog below. There has been rain at Silverstone ahead of th race and the track was still wet an hour before the start. Here are some links to where you can find live F1 video (if you’ve found any new places to watch F1 live online, … Continue reading British Grand Prix live blog
Here are a selection of photographs I took at Priory bend on Friday at Silverstone.
Qualifying for the British Grand Prix has thrown up a surprising grid and much speculation about what each of the teams are doing. With rain threatening for tomorrow some teams may be running with set-ups geared towards wet weather. What will happen in tomorrow’s race? Here are my thoughts on the grid.
McLaren found themselves staring at an open goal in qualifying at Silverstone but it was Heikki Kovalainen who took pole position as Lewis Hamilton slumped to fourth after a mistake. Joining Kovalainen on the front row is not a Ferrari but a Red Bull – Mark Webber driving an excellent lap to take second. Kimi … Continue reading 2008 British Grand Prix qualifying: First pole for Kovalainen as Hamilton stumbles
The British Grand Prix qualifying live blog has finished. Join us tomorrow for the Live Blog for the British Grand Prix.
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The FIA has put out a media release claiming the British Grand Prix will switch to from Silverstone to Donington Park in 2010. This is a surprising announcement for several reasons. Not least because the news has been put out jointly by Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone, whereas usually these matters are solely Formula One … Continue reading British Grand Prix switches to Donington Park from 2010. Really?
Who’s going to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone? Read my podium predictions and make your own below…
This is the last part of Journeyer’s guide to the history of the British Grand Prix. Here’s part one and part two. 1994: After Nigel Mansell retired from F1 for the first time (or the second, depending how you look at it), it was Damon Hill who became the British F1 hero. Although not as … Continue reading Video: British GP history 1993-2008