Team Halfords were rewarded for the effort of re-building Matt Neal’s car after Brands Hatch with a one-two finish led by home racer Gordon Sheddon. But the championship fight between Jason Plato and Fabrizio Giovanardi will go down to the wire as Plato came home third with the Vauxhall driver fifth.
Darren Turner was chased across the finishing line by Colin Turkington for a second time today but Fabrizio Giovanardi kept in the title hunt by taking third. Giovanardi survived heavy contact with Gordon Sheddon to take third off Jason Plato. Sheddon also got ahead of Plato as Giovanardi slowed the pack and defended his position. [...]
Despite a long break since his win in the last race at Zandvoort, Maritn Tomcyk was on top form at the Nurbugring and cruised to a second win. Bruno Spengler kept himself in the title hunt with a useful second on a day when Audi appeared to have the upper hand.
Darren Turner gave Seat a victory in the first race at Knockhill. He survived an attack by Gordon Sheddon at the hairpin on lap 18 which caused Sheddon to retire with suspension failure. Colin Turkington was second and Jason Plato took a vital third to add to his championship haul. It fell into his lap [...]
Justin Wilson broke his ’07 victory duck in the second Champ Car race in Europe at Assen in the Netherlands. The Briton hit the front after the final round of stops. Bruno Junqueira had been in the lead but his early final stop saw him fall down the order. Jan Heylen followed Wilson home with [...]
Harald Schlegelmilch became the latest reverse grid hero in the F3 Euroseries. He started from pole having finished eighth in yesterday’s race and kept the field at bay with an excellent display of defensive driving. Title duellists Grosjean and Buemi could do nothing to unseat the Latvian – who hadn’t even scored a point before [...]
Nico Hulkenberg has hit his stride in the middle of the season. Hist victory at the NÃ¼rburgring was his second in a row in the F3 Euroseries and third F3 win in succession following his triumph in the Masters at Zolder. Hulkenberg started from pole, shot into an immediate lead pulled away from the field, [...]
Books on Ferrari are ten a penny. But most of the titles about the famous Italian marque are glossy ‘coffee table’ pieces with plenty of pretty pictures but little in the way of style. So I was very happy to come across this very substantial book by Alan Henry. What it lacks it gloss it [...]
The Silverstone-based Spyker team is set for yet another change of ownership as current team director Michel Mol is preparing to buy it from parent company Spyker Cars. Spyker Cars has run into financial problems and has accepted an â‚¬80m (Â£54.2m / $109m) offer from Mol and Indian business partner Vijay Mallya. It originally bought [...]
I’m off to the Italian Grand Prix next week and I want to take a banner. I came up with a few ideas but discarded them all: “McLaren are innocent” (too dangerous), “We haven’t forgotten you Jason Button” (too cruel), “I â™¥ Ralf” (too unlikely). Can you come up with anything better? Leave your suggestions [...]