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“Ayrton Senna: An interactive voyage” (Christopher Hilton, 2009)

If there?s one thing my bookshelf isn?t short of it?s Ayrton Senna biographies. So what?s the cause for this new title as the 15th anniversary of Senna?s untimely passing approaches? The idea behind this book, and the reason behind that ??interactive voyage?? tag, is that as well as a biography you get copies of various […]

F1 links: Ecclestone courts Virgin

Bernie Ecclestone rolls out red carpet for Richard Branson’s Honda offer “The most powerful figure in Formula One is ready to roll out the red carpet for the entrepreneur and his ??7billion Virgin Group.” Is F1 a good idea for Virgin? “Formula 1 in its current state offers little in terms of direct financial return. […]

First corner shuffle opens door for Perez (GP2 Asia)

The second GP2 Asia race at Qatar was largely decided by the hectic dash to the first corner. The Arden duo of Luis Razia and Edoardo Mortara locked out the front row courtesy of their seventh and eighth place finishes in the feature race. But they lost time keeping Davide Valsechi behind, pinching the Durango […]

BBC to show F1 practice live

An early schedule for BBC’s F1 coverage posted by Francois shows they will be broadcasting F1 practice sessions live this year. However it is not yet clear whether the practice session on Saturday will be shown as well as the two on Friday. Last year ITV screened Friday practice live online, but not Saturday’s session […]

How are you watching F1 in 2009?

Over the past year I?ve been keeping an eye out for details of how F1 coverage will look in 2009 as the BBC takes over from ITV. But this makes little difference for those of you not in Britain, or whose broadcasters do not use the British feed. So, how will you be following F1 […]

F1 links: FOTA and Mateschitz

FOTA to unveil Formula One vision “These plans are the result of a series of meetings held over the past few weeks and months, all of them with a common goal: to make Formula One commercially sustainable, environmentally friendly and compellingly attractive for spectators, TV viewers and Internet consumers alike for years to come.” A […]

2009 F1 testing: February 19th (Update: pictures added)

Ferrari, BMW and Toyota bring eight days of testing at Bahrain to an end today. The last few days have seen some of the teams hit by reliability problems. But the other defining feature of this test has been how close the laptimes are between the trio. Will today see one of them suddenly pull […]

Silverstone’s 2010 layout (Pictures)

Silverstone has revealed the changes it intends to make to its Grand Prix circuit after hosting its last F1 race in June this year. As the Northamptonshire track has lost the British Grand Prix to Donington Park, it has taken the British round of the Moto GP championship from its Leicestershire rival. Part of the […]

Buemi: another GP2 prodigy fit for F1?

Sebastien Buemi will become the eighth GP2 driver to enter Formula 1 when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso in the Australian Grand Prix next month. His form in GP2 doesn’t seem as strong as the likes of Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton or Timo Glock’s were. He is the only driver to graduate from […]

2009 F1 testing: February 18th (update: pictures added)

Ferrari, Toyota and BMW head into their penultimate day of testing at Bahrain. There wasn’t much to choose between them yesterday, with the trio covered by just 0.4s. Felipe Massa takes over from Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari today. Meanwhile back in Europe the remaining teams seem to have dropped their plans to test at Barcelona […]