When you think of great first laps in Formula One you inevitably bring Ayrton Senna’s at the 1993 European Grand Prix to mind. But last weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix saw a pair of scintillating starts – and I reckon one of them was better than Senna’s. Let’s take a look at all three in detail.
Promoters of the third Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai have come up wih the unusual step of offering separate seating for fans of title duellists Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso. Schumacher fans get stand H and Alonso fans stand K which are opposite each other on the entrance and exit (respectively) of the hairpin corner [...]
I was very lucky to get my hands on this the other day. This is a full sized F1 model car styled on a Ferrari F2005. Built by Yuval Attias, it features removal wheels for timed pit stop trials and a PlayStation 2 mounted in the right hand side pod. It comes with a monitor, [...]
Former Formula One driver Cristiano Da Matta recently suffered a terrible crash in testing for the Champ Car World Series round at Elkhart Lake. At over 140 kph he struck a deer that had somehow gotten onto the track. Da Matta (pictured in 2003 with former team mate Olivier Panis and the managing director of [...]