Jenson Button’s 250mph Bugatti Veyron up for sale – a snip at ??899,995

Jenson Button’s taste in road cars reveals an appetite for machnes almost as quick as his Brawn BGP001: this is his 250mph Bugatti Veyron, up for sale on Auto Trader. It has just 1,500 miles on the clock – and if you want to sample nought to 62mph in 2.5 seconds you’ll have to part […]

Michael Schumacher cancels F1 return

Michael Schumacher has announced he will not be returning to race at the European Grand Prix at Valencia. A statement on his website says: Yesterday evening, I had to inform Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo and Team Principal Stefano Domenicali that unfortunately I’m not able to step in for Felipe. I really tried everything to […]

Competition: Win one of ten copies of “Williams” by Maurice Hamilton

Maurice Hamilton’s new book on Williams doesn’t hit the shelves until August 20th – but you can grab one of ten copies in this exclusive competition. Enter now for your chance to win.

F1 links: Suzuka return for Massa?

Massa deve voltar no GP do Japão Massa to return at the Japanese Grand Prix? (Portuguese) My life in cars: Sebastian Vettel Vettel on Schumacher: “I grew up with posters of him on my bedroom wall. It’s a huge surprise for everybody and I think a lot of fans will be very happy to see […]

Lewis Hamilton audio book prize winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Lewis Hamilton audio books competition. The five people who will receive copies of “Lewis Hamilton: The Full Story” on audio CD are: Charise McMullen Aurora Watters Darren Cousins Mike Cambridge Michelle O’Shea Well done all five of you – and commiserations to those of you who didn’t win. But […]

Domenicali criticises 2009 rules (Video)

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Ferrari’s Stefano Domenicali believe the 2009 technical rules haven’t helped promote overtaking as planned. In an interview with Ferrari’s fuel partner Shell (above) Domenicali said the new rules had only changed which teams were competitive, but not improved racing: If you look at the races that objective was not really achieved, so far, at the […]

Inside the McLaren Technology Centre

Last week I had my first chance to visit the McLaren Technology Centre. I met Communications and PR head Matt Bishop (also former F1 Racing editor) for lunch and a tour of the factory – he pointed out some of its most extraordinary features and little-known facts.

Your questions: crashed Ferrari, The Stig and a bridge that fell on a track

Did terrorists blow up a bridge at a Grand Prix in the 1960s? Why did an old Ferrari F1 car snap in half? And where does ‘The Stig’ get its name from? Answers to these and more of your questions below.

F1 links: Upgraded helmet for Schumacher

Schumacher to race with updated Schuberth helmet "After Felipe Massa's accident at the Hungarian GP, helmet manufacturer Schuberth has updated its helmet for use in Formula One." Schumacher gets £12,000 crash helmet "It is amazing, scanning the German and Italian media at the moment. It’s as if the clock was rolled back and it was […]

One final spot left on the 2010 F1 grid – who could get it and who won’t

All the active F1 teams bar BMW have signed the Concorde Agreement committing them to F1 until the end of 2012. But with BMW withdrawing their team next year, and former team owner Peter Sauber unable to complete a takeover bid before the deadline for signing the Concorde Agreement, there are doubts over whether the […]

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