Audi team orders forced Alexandre Premat to give up what would have been his first DTM win. Premat actually let team mate Martin Tomcyk pass him twice, the final time coming mere metres before the line on the final lap. Audi dominated the weekend, turning a 1-2-3-4-5 result in qualifying to 1-2-3-4 in the race.
Jonathan Kennard broke his victory race in very wet conditions at Spa-Francorchamps after only four laps’ racing. He started the race from pole and was aided by the race starting behind the safety car as the track was extremely wet and rain was continuing to fall. The race got underway after three laps and the [...]
The wet European summer played havoc with the first WTCC race at Anderstorp. A drying track created a hectic race with many changes of position. Rob Huff beat pole sitter Tiago Monteiro off the line. The Chevrolet driver would go on to win, but the ex-F1 racer slashed his advantage late in the race to [...]
Nico Hülkenberg took a fine win in pouring rain – but he may lose the victory as the stewards began an investigation into whether he had made a pass under yellow flags. Championship duellists Sebastian Buemi and Romain Grosjean were second and third.
Sam Bird took a classy win at Spa-Francorchamps, moving from third to second at the start before passing Stephen Jelley for the win. Bird extended his lead as Jelley and Jonathan Kennard battled for second, the latter finally taking the pace on the final lap. Atte Mustonen was fourth ahead of Rodolfo Gonzalez, and championship [...]
Knut Urbye wrote in to ask: I have been looking around the web and tried to figure out where i can acquire lap times for each racer. I am looking for the lap times for each sector and round and for each of the racers. Want to see if I can analyse the data and [...]
ASM team mates Romain Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi dominated the first race at Zandvoort, the Frenchman crossing the line just under a second ahead of his team mate. Sebastiem Buemi was eight seconds behind in third and lost more ground in the championship to Grosjean – but nonetheless took his ninth points-scoring finish in ten [...]
Built in 1907, Brooklands was the first purpose built banked racing circuit. Although it never held a round of the F1 World Championship, it holds an important place in motor racing history. Timed to coincide with its centenary this new book from Haynes covers not just the decades of motor racing that took place at [...]
In the F1 blogs this week musings on the seldom-seen red flag and Gordon Murray’s latest projects. Plus the ongoing confusing over Lewis Hamilton and the crane, football teams going motor racing, and the vexed question of F1′s role in promoting environmental awareness..
Jean Todt has sensationally claimed that had it been Ferrari in the dock over spying charges yesterday, they would have been found guilty: I wonder if they had found in the house of a Ferrari chief designer 780 secret papers, 780 classified documents of another team. There would have been cries of a scandal, an [...]