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2008 Turkish Grand Prix qualifying: Hat-trick of poles for Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa’s love affair with the Istanbul Park circuit goes on. He took his third pole position in a row at the circuit where he scored his first in 2006. It leaves him perfectly poised to turn the trick again in the race tomorrow. Joining him on the front row is McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen. He […]

Rubens Barrichello: the driver debates

Rubens Barrichello (left) will set a new mark for the most Grand Prix starts this weekend, beating the 256-race record of Riccardo Patrese (right) which has stood for 15 years. How do you rate the Brazilian’s career?

2008 Turkish GP preview: predictions

Are we set for another red-wash in Turkey? It’s a brave man that bets against the might of Ferrari with the streak of success they’re riding at the moment. Who do you think will win in Turkey? Can I predict the podium correctly for the second race in a row? How did you get on […]

Good news, bad news: Codemasters to make 2009 F1 video game

Formula 1 will finally get a new video game title in 2009, three years since the last official F1 game made by Sony. Formula One Management were reported to be demanding up to $200m for the rights. First, the good news: the game won’t be exclusive to a single machine, and is expected to be […]

Turkish Grand Prix history

Journeyer’s Grand Prix retrospective was a popular addition to the site last month. He’s back again with a look back at the last three Turkish Grands Prix and other F1 races that have taken place in the east. The F1 circus is now en route to Istanbul Park, one of the newer circuits on the […]

Video: Michael Schumacher competes in motorcycle race in Bresse, France

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Much as I’d like to see him back in F1 alongside Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari (instead of just appearing in adverts with him), Michael Schumacher seems happy in retirement and is now trying his hand at racing with half the number of wheels he’s used to. This is him at Bresse in France at a […]

Is Istanbul Park the best Tilke track?

Is Istanbul Park the best F1 track Hermann Tilke has designed? Bernie Ecclestone’s track designer of choice gets a lot of flak from fand for building dull circuits. But Istanbul’s mix of gradients, a pair of decent overtaking opportunities, and the impressive four-apex turn eight make it one of his more popular efforts. How do […]

2008 Turkish Grand Prix preview: Force India set qualifying goal… again

You have to give credit to Force India – they’ve set themselves a target and they’re sticking to it. Here’s what Adrian Sutil said before the Malaysian Grand Prix: Q2 is for sure my aim, and I really think we could make it this time. Sound familiar? Here’s what Colin Kolles said previewing the Spanish […]

2008 Turkish GP preview: Williams

In pre-season testing Williams were one of the most promising teams but their performance in the first four races of the year is a little hard to read. They are jostling for position in the heart of the midfield where just a few hundredths of a second in qualifying can make the difference between points […]

Video: 2008 Turkish GP preview

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Here’s the Turkish Grand Prix preview video including a lap of the circuit and updates on the championship situation, plus Murray Walker’s F1 memories. See below for more information.