In a new development in the FIA-FOTA row, Bernie Ecclestone has publicly declared he expects Max Mosley to stand down in October. It probably won’t make the teams any less wary of the situation, but it rather undermines Mosley’s threat to remain at the head of the FIA. Max Mosley will stand down, Bernie Ecclestone […]
Ari Vatanen has declared he will stand for election as president of the FIA in the October elections. Vatanen is well-known to motor racing fans having been a world rally champion and survived a serious crash in 1985. But his subsequent political career and passion for improving road safety also mark him out as a […]
With the balance of power between the top teams less clear than it was a few weeks ago, and rain threatening for the German Grand Prix, this weekend’s predictions challenge could be one of the trickiest we’ve had this year. Can you name the pole sitter and top three in the Grand Prix correctly? Join […]
Two of this weekend’s five home drivers – Timo Glock and Nick Heidfeld – are using special helmet designs created by fans in separate competitions. Here’s a look at the designs.
Here’s a look ahead to the German Grand Prix with Toyota’s Timo Glock. He drives the Nurburgring in a Lexus IS-F and answers some fans’ question (while, for reasons that aren’t explained, driving a race simulator of a track that doesn’t look much like the N?â??rburgirng. Can anyone tell what it is?)
Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]
Shell and Ferrari have put out this short video interview with Michael Schumacher ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix. Schumacher talks about how punishing his F1 fitness regime was, which were his favourite tracks – and the rival he rated above all the others. Not as much fun as his appearance on Top Gear, […]
The early part of Nick Heidfeld’s F1 career was respectable, if unremarkable. But by the end of 2003 he was at something of a dead end, and found himself at Jordan, a team that was on its last legs. Despite that, he soon found himself allied to one of F1’s emerging powerhouse teams – BMW.