McLaren get ready for Goodwood (Video)

McLaren have released two videos showing their preparations for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. First up, Chris Goodwin talks about the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 which he, Bruno Senna and finally Lewis Hamilton will take turns in driving this weekend: And here another video showing their preparations for this weekend’s Festival: See the McLaren Youtube page for […]

100+ pictures of F1 drivers and cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Pictures

Just two days to go until one of my favourite dates on the motor racing calendar: the Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’m fidgety with anticipation as usual, so for the benefit of those of you who won’t be going, here’s a collection of some of the F1 cars and drivers which have appeared in recent […]

Fernando Alonso to Ferrari in 2010: Is this F1’s worst-kept secret?

Every few years in Formula 1 the silly season goes into overdrive while the teams wait for the biggest driver on the market to make his move. Top drivers and top teams pairing up always has a degree of inevitability about it: like Ayrton Senna joining Williams in 1994, and McLaren signing Kimi Raikkonen in […]

F1 links: Germany update for Brawn

After being left reeling by Red Bull at Silverstone, Brawn will hit back with a package of updates of their own at the Nurburgring. But do I detect a hint of frustration in this quote from Ross Brawn that the drivers were unable to make use of the new parts at Silverstone? New components for […]

Bridgestone changes F1 tyre policy

Bridgestone has announced its tyre allocations for the four rounds of the championship from Hungary to Italy. After much criticism from the drivers, notably Fernando Alonso, it has ceased its practice of bringing tyres two stages apart on its performance spectrum. As last year, Hungaroring and Valencia will be tackled with its softest tyres. But […]

Wimbledon?s roof, F1 and television

There?s no escaping the Wimbledon tennis tournament here in Britain. Last night F1 broadcasters BBC attracted 12.6m viewers as British hopeful Andy Murray scraped through to the next round after a four-hour match that lasted well into the evening. But there has been criticism of the decision to keep the match going under Wimbledon?s new […]

Found on a wall: the first Grand Prix

I was on my way to a restaurant in London the other day when I came across a striking building I hadn?t seen before. But the beaming face of a character whose body appeared to be made out of tyres and letters spelling out the word ??Bibendum? made it unmistakeably clear this was an old […]

F1 car and driver highlights at the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Formula 1 cars from at least 14 different constructors will be demonstrated at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. They include a special tribute to Williams, Lewis Hamilton in one of Ayrton Senna’s old McLarens, the largest collection of Silver Arrows and, of course, plenty of modern F1 cars. Here’s a run-down of the […]

F1 links: FOTA wants F1 back in the USA

Not the biggest day for F1 news – but some good news for American followers: The Chairman replying to the fans Luca di Montezemolo has got good news for F1 fans in America: "As far as the tracks are concerned where the races are held, the historical ones have always had a great fascination; for […]

The Life L190, restored in 2009

Life L190 ?ǣ the worst F1 car ever ?ǣ to run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed Pictures

The Life L190* ?ǣ in all probability the worst F1 car ever ?ǣ will be demonstrated by Derek Bell at this year?s Goodwood Festival of Speed.