Just two days to go until one of my favourite dates on the motor racing calendar: the Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’m fidgety with anticipation as usual, so for the benefit of those of you who won’t be going, here’s a collection of some of the F1 cars and drivers which have appeared in recent […]
Every few years in Formula 1 the silly season goes into overdrive while the teams wait for the biggest driver on the market to make his move. Top drivers and top teams pairing up always has a degree of inevitability about it: like Ayrton Senna joining Williams in 1994, and McLaren signing Kimi Raikkonen in […]
Bridgestone has announced its tyre allocations for the four rounds of the championship from Hungary to Italy. After much criticism from the drivers, notably Fernando Alonso, it has ceased its practice of bringing tyres two stages apart on its performance spectrum. As last year, Hungaroring and Valencia will be tackled with its softest tyres. But […]
There?óÔé¼Ôäós no escaping the Wimbledon tennis tournament here in Britain. Last night F1 broadcasters BBC attracted 12.6m viewers as British hopeful Andy Murray scraped through to the next round after a four-hour match that lasted well into the evening. But there has been criticism of the decision to keep the match going under Wimbledon?óÔé¼Ôäós new […]
I was on my way to a restaurant in London the other day when I came across a striking building I hadn?óÔé¼Ôäót seen before. But the beaming face of a character whose body appeared to be made out of tyres and letters spelling out the word ?óÔé¼?£Bibendum?óÔé¼Ôäó made it unmistakeably clear this was an old […]
Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Life L190* ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ in all probability the worst F1 car ever ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ will be demonstrated by Derek Bell at this year?óÔé¼Ôäós Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Regular readers will know Mark Hughes’s book “Lewis Hamilton: The Full Story” was the best-rated of the many Lewis Hamilton biographies that started hitting the shelves two years ago. It’s now been released as an audio book on CD which includes a new chapter on his championship victory last year. It’s narrated by Jonathan Legard […]