Button fastest in Canada first practice


Jenson Button was fastest in the first practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix. Four Mercedes-powered cars occupied the first four places with Michael Schumacher second ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/6/2010


Practice for the Canadian Grand prix starts today so make sure to join us for live commenting during both sessions. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Canadian GP sells out for 2010 (Autosport) “Montreal has achieved a sell-out crowd for its first Formula 1 race in two years, with the organisers of the Canadian Grand Prix reporting … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/6/2010

Prost’s winning comeback at Kyalami

1993 South African Grand Prix flashback 43

F1 has a long – and somewhat controversial – history of racing in South Africa. The first world championship race was held there in 1962 and, after 23 races (plus one which was stripped of its championship status), visited the country for the final time in 1993.

The Triple Crown: a forgotten triumph


Will anyone ever match Graham Hill’s incredible feat of winning the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours? Guest writer Tom Bellingham thinks not. What is the greatest achievement in motor sport? Michael Schumacher’s seven world championships? Sebastien Loeb?s six world rally titles? Valentino Rossi?s nine championships on motorbikes? They are all … Continue reading The Triple Crown: a forgotten triumph

Fittipaldi joins Canadian stewards


Two-times world champion Emerson Fittipaldi will serve as the drivers’ representative to the stewards at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. Fittipaldi won the world championship for Lotus in 1972 and McLaren in 1974. He made his last F1 start at Watkins Glen 30 years ago. After that he enjoyed a successful career in Indycars, winning … Continue reading Fittipaldi joins Canadian stewards