As speculation grows over Fernando Alonso’s future, Renault’s Flavio Briatore had this to say about his driver pairing for 2008: Renault will certainly have different drivers next year. Alonso has a 60% chance of coming to us. Alonso moving to Renault has been tipped for some time. His most likely partner there – assuming it [...]
Timo Glock has been confirmed as Jarno Trulli’s team mate at Toyota in 2008 following a lengthy dispute with BMW. Glock, who won the GP2 championship this year, was BMW’s test driver and the Munich marque became involved in a tug-of-love for Glock’s services with Cologne-based Toyota. The Contracts Recognition Board ruled last week that [...]
The FIA International Court of Appeal’s verdict on McLaren’s appeal against the Williams and BMW cars in the Brazilian Grand Prix is reproduced in full below. After two days of deliberations the court decided to throw McLaren’s appeal out on the grounds that they did not have a direct interest in the case and that [...]
Lewis Hamilton might feel relieved that the Spanish driver who doesn’t like him won’t be driving for McLaren in 2008. At least, one of them won’t. Here’s an exchange between Pedro de la Rosa and Fernando Alonso that didn’t come out in the World Motor Sports Council’s espionage hearings.
Another week, another Lewis Hamilton biography. But wait – this one is actually pretty good. In fact “The Full Story”, written by top F1 scribe Mark Hughes, is the first biography of Hamilton I’d actually recommend reading.
Some interesting articles on Ross Brawn’s move to Honda this week, plus a few thoughts on the standardised ECUs being brought in for next year to allow a ban on traction control. Plus a new Indian F1 driver goes testing and a non-interview with Max Mosley.
2007 F1 season
The World Motor Sports Council has confirmed Kimi Raikkonen as 2007 world drivers’ champion after rejecting on McLaren’s Brazilian Grand Prix appeal.