Banned: Flexi-wings

Banned! 3

A new series looking at F1’s banned technologies begins with an aerodynamic tweak that was the centre of controversy last year: flexi-wings.

Official 2007 Renault R27 pictures


The first photographs of Renault’s new Formula One racer broke cover two weeks ago – now the final car has been presented in its definitive livery.

GPWC goes the way of Premier 1 GP


In 2006 the grinding tedium of the merciless political row between the FIA and the Grand Prix Manufacturers’ Association (GPMA) finally ended in a ceasefire. And not a moment too soon – the last thing we needed was another Indy ’05 or, much worse, the GPMA’s stated threat of a ‘Grand Prix World Championship’ breakaway … Continue reading GPWC goes the way of Premier 1 GP

F1 in the blogs 14


Don’t miss our second-ever ‘Post of the Week’ – part of our round up of the latest on F1 from the blogging world. Featuring reaction to the McLaren launch, some surprising lap times from Super Aguri, and the latest controversial rules change…

F1 in the news 20


In the F1 news this week three old hands get back behind the wheel, the wise money’s on Lewis Hamilton but the even wiser money is in Bernie Ecclestone’s pocket. Plus a corruption scandal in China and some good old-fashioned Ferrari vs. McLaren gossip.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part IV


Ten more passes that made us blink is disbelief: including two moves on Alan Jones by Gilles Villeneuve and Michael Schumacher’s greatest overtaking move. The final top ten will be revealed tomorrow – don’t miss it!

More spy shots: Williams FW29 livery


Another F1 car breaks cover before its official launch. Here is last year’s Williams dressed up the new 2007 livery featuring AT&T and Lenovo sponsorship… Related links 2007 Renault R27 spy photos Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

The Ben Evans Column: Launches


These months are perhaps the longest of the year for racing fans. Spring, Summer and early Autumn are fine, every weekend you can gorge on a feast of racing action. Or, alternatively, stay in and watch the Hungarian Grand Prix. But January and February can be a little dull and frustrating. For this is the … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column: Launches

Lewis Hamilton: This is your press


The hype starts here. The McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22 was launched yesterday, and presented to the press along with drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. It was the latter, of course, that grabbed the headlines in Britain:

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part II


The second part of our feature on thirty years of outstanding overtaking. Today’s memorable moments include inspired ‘double passes’ by Jean Alesi and Alain Prost, a pair of cracking moves from the infamous 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, and an unlikely move by Damon Hill.