Pantano wins after Grosjean penalised; Chandhok takes sprint win (GP2)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Romain Grosjean drove an excellent race at the Hockenheimring to beat Giorgio Pantano to the chequered flag. Grosjean followed Pantano closesly throughout the race and took advantage of a heavy shower late in the race to overtake the championship leader. But on the following lap he overtook the lapped Marko Asmer under a yellow flag. … Continue reading Pantano wins after Grosjean penalised; Chandhok takes sprint win (GP2)

How do the new Alonso-Ferrari rumours affect the 2009 F1 driver market?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Fernando Alonso?s prospects of joining Ferrari in the near future appeared to have been killed off earlier this year when Luca di Montezemolo said in public that he did not want Alonso to partner Kimi Raikkonen in the future. But the rumours re-surfaced over the Monaco Grand Prix weekend with sources claiming Alonso had signed … Continue reading How do the new Alonso-Ferrari rumours affect the 2009 F1 driver market?

2008 F1 testing round-up 12: Paul Ricard

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The ten remaining Formula 1 teams spent Wednesday to Friday testing at Paul Ricard, former home of the French Grand Prix. It was very much a test in two parts, with the teams testing high-downforce configurations for the Monaco Grand Prix, the next round of the championship, and low-downforce settings for the Canadian Grand Prix … Continue reading 2008 F1 testing round-up 12: Paul Ricard

British F3 Silverstone 1: Asmer back on top

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Marko Asmer bounced back from his recent disappointments to claim his eighth victory in the British championship this year. A first-lap crash eliminated Michael Meadows, Salman Al-Khalifa and Alberto Valerio, and forced a brief safety car period. Asmer had no trouble maintaining his advantage over second placed Maro Engel and quickly established a comfortable lead. … Continue reading British F3 Silverstone 1: Asmer back on top

British F3 Brands Hatch 1: Asmer again

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Marko Asmer’s domination of the 2007 British F3 championship continued with his seventh win in 11 races. He beat Raikkonen-Robertson team mates Stephen Jelley and Jonathan Kennard by over eight seconds – last year’s champions still looking for their first win this year. Asmer now leads Maro Engel by 70 points in the championship.

British F3 Snetterton 2: Asmer back to the front

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Marko Asmer won the second British F3 race at Snetterton commandingly from pole position. It was as if his disappointing first race performance hadn’t even happened. Alberto Valerio and Sam Bird were second and third in a reversal of their finishes in the first race, after Valerio sliced past Bird on lap seven. Bird dropped … Continue reading British F3 Snetterton 2: Asmer back to the front