Thoughts on Singapore’s F1 street track (2008 Singapore Grand Prix preview)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo is not looking forward to F1 racing at the new Singapore street circuit at night: The drivers are concentrating on what needs to be improved and on the next grand prix in Singapore. But I have the impression that it’s another track where you can’t overtake, Valencia-style. To go on … Continue reading Thoughts on Singapore’s F1 street track (2008 Singapore Grand Prix preview)

F1.com should offer more to F1 fans

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

F1.com, Formula 1’s official site, has a lot going for it. The live timing during F1 sessions is invaluable and it has some insightful news and features particularly on technical developments. But it falls far short of what it could provide in terms of interaction with fans, providing F1 video or other useful material. Here’s … Continue reading F1.com should offer more to F1 fans

Tom Onslow-Cole punts Jason Plato into the barriers (BTCC)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

The TV commentators sucked their teeth and said things like “ooh, it’s a bit hard to tell what’s happened from that angle.” What garbage. They were looking at footage of a collision between Jason Plato and Tom Onslow-Cole in this afternoon’s third British Touring Car race at Knockhill. Plato is chasing Fabrizio Giovanardi (Onslow-Cole’s team … Continue reading Tom Onslow-Cole punts Jason Plato into the barriers (BTCC)

Sebastian Vettel confirmed as Red Bull driver for 2009 ?ǣ try to look surprised

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sebastian Vettel will take David Coulthard?s place at Red Bull in 2009. Anyone not see that coming? Vettel is one of the stars of Red Bull?s young driver development programme. Dozens of aspiring young drivers have worn Red Bull colours at one stage or another in their careers. Only a handful made it into F1. … Continue reading Sebastian Vettel confirmed as Red Bull driver for 2009 ?ǣ try to look surprised

Why is everyone talking about Nadal vs Federer and not Hamilton vs Raikkonen?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton won his home Grand Prix for the first time yesterday. You might have noticed. But while the British media often get criticised (with some justification) for the hype they lavish on Hamilton, another sports story knocked him off the front page in many newspapers. So why did the Roger Federer and Rafael Nadar … Continue reading Why is everyone talking about Nadal vs Federer and not Hamilton vs Raikkonen?

Video: British Grand Prix history 1977-92

Posted on | Author Journeyer

Journeyer continues his three-part look back at the history of the British Grand Prix. You can read the first part here. 1979: Just like Ferrari 28 years earlier, Williams achieved their first ever Grand Prix win that year at Silverstone. Clay Regazzoni was the winning driver. Teammate Alan Jones was also challenging for the win, … Continue reading Video: British Grand Prix history 1977-92

2008 British Grand Prix preview: Toyota vs Red Bull vs Renault vs Williams

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Behind the top three of Ferrari, McLaren and BMW the battle among the midfield teams is just as excitingly close. Not least because it’s two factory teams versus their two customers: 4. Red Bull-Renault 24 5. Toyota 23 6. Williams-Toyota 15 7. Renault 12 Toyota made a major step forward in France, scoring their first … Continue reading 2008 British Grand Prix preview: Toyota vs Red Bull vs Renault vs Williams