After a horrendous 2006, Williams achieved respectability in 2007. But while Nico Rosberg became a regular feature among the ‘best of the rest’, Alexander Wurz slipped down the field and into retirement.
2008 F1 season
Williams has announced that Kazuki Nakajima will race for the team in 2008 following his debut for the team at Interlagos last month.
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Something a little different in the reviews corner this week. This book shows you how to seek out and re-trace the great road racing circuits from motor racing history, including the former giant F1 tracks like Pescara and the Nurburgring Nordschleife. An F1 fan could get a few years’ worth of holiday destinations out of [...]
Lewis Hamilton has named the three drivers he thinks is most likely to be offered the seat alongside him at McLaren next season. Ashed who would drive alongside him next year Hamilton said: “[Nico] Rosberg, [Adrian] Sutil or [Heikki] Kovalainen. The most important thing is that he is a team player.” The trio from Williams, [...]
The world champions of the last two years had a dismal 2007. They failed to score a single win, never started from the front row, and it took until the 15th round for them to score their first podium. Why did it all go so badly wrong for Renault?
Renault boss Flavio Briatore has confirmed he has offered Fernando Alonso a drive at his former team in 2008. Alonso announced his departure from McLaren yesterday after a fraught year with the team that saw him fail to win a third consecutive drivers’ championship by a single point. Renault endured a torrid 2007, the sole [...]
Read 50 posts from the F1 blogging world on the sensational end to the 2007 season. Covering Kimi Raikkonen’s championship win, the fall out between Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso at McLaren, and loads more, this is what F1 bloggers made of the season…
F1Fanatic has been nominated for the ‘Best Sports Blog’ award in the 2007 Weblog Awards. This is an international competition and very hard to win, so just getting a nomination is very satisfying, but of course I want to win it outright! If you could spare a moment to vote for F1Fanatic I’d be very [...]
2007 F1 season
Reports from Spain suggest that Fernando Alonso’s departure from McLaren for 2008 has been confirmed.