Ralf Schumacher wants 2010 F1 return

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ralf Schumacher wants to emulate brother Michael’s F1 return, telling a German news agency: I would seriously consider an interesting and attractive offer to drive in a competitive Formula One team. Ralf Schumacher Sibling rivalry, eh? Whatever one of them gets, the other has to have one too. But there doesn’t seem to be much … Continue reading Ralf Schumacher wants 2010 F1 return

Australian GP history 1996-2008 (Video)

Posted on | Author Journeyer

F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look at the history of the Australian Grand Prix. Albert Park in Melbourne is a very different place from Adelaide’s streets. Where Adelaide had long straights and mostly 90-degree turns, Albert Park has more varied corners. But it still provided plenty of action, as we shall see in … Continue reading Australian GP history 1996-2008 (Video)

Ralf Schumacher’s DTM switch isn’t going well (DTM)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Six races into his first DTM season and six-times F1 Grand Prix winner Ralf Schumacher is struggling to make an impression: Round Qualifying Race Hockenheim 15 14 Oschersleben 13 10 Mugello 13 DNF Lausitzring 13 13 Norisring 11 16 Zandvoort 19 12 He’s only made one appearance in the top ten in qualifying or the … Continue reading Ralf Schumacher’s DTM switch isn’t going well (DTM)

New DTM drivers: Oliver Jarvis, Katherine Legge… and Ralf Schumacher

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Three new names have been confirmed for this year’s DTM championship. The headline grabber is F1 refugee Ralf Schumacher, who will drive a one year-old Mercedes C-Class. Oliver Jarvis (pictured above with team mates Legge and Markus Wikelhock) joins Audi in a one year-old A4, which really disappoints me. Jarvis has had some excellent results … Continue reading New DTM drivers: Oliver Jarvis, Katherine Legge… and Ralf Schumacher

F1 news review: Alonso looked at Renault move in March

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the F1 news this week Fernando Alonso first approached Flavio Briatore about returning to Renault in March of last year after just one round of the championship. Plus Ralf Schumacher comes clean about his claims of having an F1 seat for 2008, Kimi Raikkonen hints at his eventual retirement, and Bahrain International Circuit takes … Continue reading F1 news review: Alonso looked at Renault move in March

How much does an F1 driver cost? And why…

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Max Mosley has approved increases in the cost of F1 drivers’ superlicences that will net the FIA an extra ??1.1m* (??818,000). F1 drivers have seen the cost of their licences increase by up to 479%. The top drivers will pay the most but it’s not as if they’re impoverished to begin with – Lewis Hamilton … Continue reading How much does an F1 driver cost? And why…

F1 news review: Threat to Valencia Grand Prix

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the F1 news this week an EC investigation could put next year’s European Grand Prix at the new Valencia street circuit in danger. Silverstone is getting a lick of paint and the row continues over the McLaren-Ferrari spy saga and the future of Ron Dennis despite the FIA officially finishing the matter. All this … Continue reading F1 news review: Threat to Valencia Grand Prix

F1 news review: Win 2007 DVDs, Autocourses and more

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In this week’s round-up of F1 news and articles there’s stacks of prizes to be won including F1 2007 DVDs, Autocourse 2007 annuals, Lewis Hamilton books and more. Plus a fatality at Interlagos, new plans for a night race in Australia, more tests for Michael Schumacher, the battle for the last few 2008 F1 drives … Continue reading F1 news review: Win 2007 DVDs, Autocourses and more