As revealed on Friday, Ferrari today are attempting to prosecute the FIA in the French courts for, they claim, breaking the terms of their now-infamous 2005 agreement. The outcome of the trial could be crucial for the future of the sport, but most likely it will prove just another chapter in the latest F1 row […]
A few weeks ago I mentioned I was being interviewed for a Radio 4 programme called “What?óÔé¼Ôäós the point of Formula 1?”. The finished show airs today. You can catch the half-hour show on Radio 4 at 9am and 9.30pm, and after that it should be available on BBC iPlayer for a week. As far […]
The Monaco Grand Prix weather forecast indicates we’re not going to have a repeat of last year’s heavy rain this time. Meteo France, official suppliers of weather forecasts to the F1 teams, predicts three days of dry running, though Saturday and Sunday will be cloudy. The European weather rainfall radar shows no signs of rain […]
Here are the BBC F1 broadcast times for the Monaco Grand Prix practice and qualifying, and the race itself: Thursday 21 May Monaco Grand Prix first practice: 8.55-10.35am, BBC red button and online (video), BBC Radio 5 Live sports extra (audio) Monaco Grand Prix second practice: 12.55-2.35pm, BBC red button and online (video), BBC Radio […]
With a great sense of timing the F1 world, torn apart by rows over how much the teams should be allowed to spend, heads to round six at Monaco – where conspicuous consumption is a way of life. Whatever F1 does to itself, the Monaco Grand Prix will hopefully always remain one of its great […]
I spent today at Silverstone doing pit lane reports for the circuit commentary on the PA system. After days of reading and writing reams about the rancorous division in Formula 1, going to a circuit and watching some action-packed, unpretentious racing was like coming up for air.
The political deadlock dominates the F1 headlines but on the hunch that many of you are as sick of it as I am I thought it would be a good time to write about something a bit more positive. We’ve had many discussions about whether the new technical rules for 2010 would improve the quality […]