What better place to finish the season than Brazil? The country’s drivers have won more championships than any other nation bar Britain. And the South American atmosphere and punishing track is guaranteed to produce a great race. Here’s ten of the best Brazilian Grands Prix.
We’ve had plenty of discussion in the past week about whether Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso or Kimi Raikkonen deserves to be champion. But what do you actually think will happen on Sunday? Here’s a couple of likely and unlikely scenarios that came to my mind – how do you think the title will be won [...]
1986 Australian Grand Prix flashback
A string of chance occurrences harpooned Nigel Mansell’s title hopes and left Alain Prost a fortunate – though not undeserving – 1986 championship winner.
It’s the final part of our series looking at the three championship contenders heading into the final rounds. Today, Christine Blachford from Sidepodcast argues for Kimi Raikkonen We’ve already had the arguments for Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso. Now read why Christine’s rooting for Raikkonen…
Spanish motor sport federation head Carlos Gracia had this to say about the popularity of Lewis Hamilton among British F1 fans, speaking in Spanish newspaper El Publico: It is perfectly normal for a British team and British fans wanting to succeed in formula one but it is ironic that the racists in England are having [...]
Another chapter of F1 history will be written this weekend. Will it be a glorious celebration of a worthy champion? Or yet another of F1′s sensational championship controversies? Here’s a collection of 17 of the most memorable F1 title deciders on video – with the original commentaries where possible – from Fangio to Alonso…
Over the weekend I found myself running through the various scenarios that could play out in Brazil on Sunday night. Obviously there is the boring maths bit, who needs to finish where to clinch what. But I was more interested in the different strategies that can be employed by the drivers. On reflection I concluded [...]
Nico Rosberg admitted he wants Lewis Hamilton to win the championship: Personally, I hope Lewis manages to win because he deserves it. It’s fantastic for Formula One to have a three-way battle for the championship going into the last race of the season, which is not a situation that happens very often. It’s unusual to [...]
I’m going to be interviewing Jackie Stewart for Auto Trader tomorrow. It’s fortunate timing given his current row with Max Mosley and, of course, the championship decider on Sunday. Stewart’s had a few of those himself, including a three-way fight with Graham Hill and Denny Hulme in 1968 (Hill won). Head over to the Auto [...]
Continuing our three part series on why each of the top drivers deserves to be champion, today Oliver White will state the case for Fernando Alonso. Yesterday we heard the argument for Lewis Hamilton – don’t miss the final instalment tomorrow on Kimi Raikkonen. For now, here’s what Ollie has to say…