United States Grand Prix 2007 preview

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton has seized his first win and taken an advantage in the drivers’ championship. If he can press home that advantage over the next few races, he could be in a position to achieve the unthinkable – and become the first rookie champion. But Indianapolis has traditionally been Ferrari’s stomping ground and after two … Continue reading United States Grand Prix 2007 preview

Canadian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton’s first pole

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren repeated its one-two from Monaco – but this time it’s a two-one, with Lewis Hamilton on his first ever pole position. He starts alongside team mate Fernando Alonso as the McLaren team turned the tables on rivals Ferrari. A fine lap from Nick Heidfeld puts him third – giving McLaren a useful buffer between … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton’s first pole

Monaco Grand Prix 2007 review – One and two finish one-two

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren its second one-two of the year. The silver crew comfortably had the beating of Ferrari at Monte-Carlo – but they still let their drivers fight around every corner of the circuit for the victory. By the time they cooled off the battle in the dying stages Felipe Massa’s … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2007 review – One and two finish one-two

Monaco Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – McLaren lock-out

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The battle for pole position at Monte-Carlo was a private McLaren affair from start to finish. After a three round battle between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton the world champion came out on top. Plus there was a bonus for the team when Kimi Raikkonen damaged his Ferrari and consigned himself to 16th on the … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – McLaren lock-out

Debate: Scott Speed heading out of Toro Rosso?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Scott Speed is under pressure. The season started poorly for him when team boss Gerhard Berger waited until the 11th hour before confirming him alongside Vitantonio Liuzzi. This week his Toro Rosso team are testing three times Champ Car champion Sebastien Bourdais for the second time. Rumours link BMW protege Sebastian Vettel with Speed’s seat … Continue reading Debate: Scott Speed heading out of Toro Rosso?

Spanish Grand Prix 2007 review: Massa wins, Hamilton leads

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Even a refuelling fire couldn’t stop Felipe Massa from scoring his second Grand Prix win in a row. But it is Lewis Hamilton that leads the drivers world championship having finished second – even though the rookie driver hasn’t won a race yet this year. Fernando Alonso gambled his race on a risky move at … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix 2007 review: Massa wins, Hamilton leads

Spanish Grand Prix 2007 preview

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

If Bernie Ecclestone thought no-one would notice that he left a San Marino-sized hole in the 2007 calendar, he was wrong. The championship may have got off to a sparkling start with three different winners, three different championship leaders, and the magnificent debut performances of Lewis Hamilton, but all that momentum has dissipated in the … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix 2007 preview

Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa leads again

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Felipe Massa put his Ferrari on pole for the second race in a row after leading every phase of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. It sets up a fascinating race tomorrow as Lewis Hamilton joins him on the front row to rejoin their battle in the Malaysian Grand Prix last weekend. Team mates Kimi … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa leads again

The Ben Evans column: Malaysia’s winners and losers

Posted on | Author Ben Evans

We’re two Grands Prix into 2007 and already a fantastic four way battle for supremacy is shaping up. However, this is yet to translate itself into a decent race. Unlike Melbourne the Sepang race was highly watchable, but aside from the opening exchanges between Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton it was hardly exciting. The bulk … Continue reading The Ben Evans column: Malaysia’s winners and losers

Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 race review

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren decisively turned the tables on Ferrari with a clinical victory for Fernando Alonso in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Team mate Hamilton withstood massive pressure from both Ferraris at different stages in the race to complete a McLaren one-two, ahead of Kimi Raikkonen. Pole sitter Felipe Massa was quickly dispatched by the McLarens and even … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 race review