Scott Speed articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Sebastian Vettel replaces Scott Speed at Toro Rosso 31st July 2007, 10:51

Sebastian Vettel has replaced Scott Speed at Toro Rosso team with immediate effect, following his release by the BMW team. BMW said: “The current testing rules mean that he barely gets a chance to drive for us. Now he has been offered the opportunity to get inside a Toro Rosso cockpit. Scott Speed’s future at […]

Hungarian Grand Prix 2007 preview & TV times

We’re having another one of those vintage seasons where McLaren and Ferrari are throwing everything they have at each other on and off the track. But the antagonism has reached a new high after McLaren escaped from the FIA hearing into espionage without punishment. The tight Hungaroring is ordinarily an overtaking-free zone, so qualifying will […]

F1 in the blogs 37: Red flag 28th July 2007, 7:00

In the F1 blogs this week musings on the seldom-seen red flag and Gordon Murray’s latest projects. Plus the ongoing confusing over Lewis Hamilton and the crane, football teams going motor racing, and the vexed question of F1′s role in promoting environmental awareness..

Debate: Was Hamilton’s restart legal? 26th July 2007, 7:00

Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Vitantonio Liuzzi, Adrian Sutil and Scott Speed all found themselves in the gravel on the outside of turn on after a downpour at the start of last weekend’s race. Button, Rosberg, Liuzzi, Sutil and Speed all retired. Hamilton waited in the car with his engine turned on, got dragged […]

Toro Rosso denies plan to replace Speed (updated) 24th July 2007, 14:46

Scuderia Toro Rosso have denied they plan to replace Scott Speed with Sebastian Vettel, following a report on an American website. Speed criticised the team after the European Grand Prix, claiming Gerhard Berger and Franz Tost were trying to get rid of him. He was only confirmed to be racing for the team in 2007 […]

Alonso wins chaotic Nurburgring race 22nd July 2007, 15:40

Fernando Alonso finished first after a frantic race at the Nurburgring.

F1 Racing’s driver rankings look familiar…

I opened up this week’s F1 Racing magazine to discover their rankings of the drivers’ performances so far this year look pretty similar to my own that I posted last week. F1 Racing polled 28 top F1 personalities on their opinions to compile their list, including Martin Brundle, Flavio Briatore, Keke Rosberg, Jody Scheckter, Pat […]

European Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Raikkonen on pole 21st July 2007, 14:38

Qualifying for the European Grand Prix was interrupted by a major crash in the third session when Lewis Hamilton hit the barriers at the Schumacher S. Once action resumed it was Kimi Raikkonen who took pole for Ferrari after a mistake by Fernando Alonso confined him to second. Felipe Massa took sixth and Hamilton fell […]

European Grand Prix 2007 preview & TV times 17th July 2007, 7:00

The Nurburgring plays host to the only round of the championship in Germany this year. The absence of Michael Schumacher is largely responsible but, depending who gets the second Spyker seat, there could conceivably be five home drivers on the grid. But the battle for wins is likely to be between the same four drivers […]

2007 drivers’ half-term report – part one 16th July 2007, 13:00

Nine races out of 17 completed – it’s time to rate how the drivers are doing. I’ll start off with the bottom half of the field today – don’t miss the top ten tomorrow. And if you don’t agree, well, that’s what the comments box is for! Last year’s list certainly generated some debate…