Lewis Hamilton’s bid for home glory faded early in the British Grand Prix. Instead the two drivers many expected to be at the front of this year’s championship battle finally had their first major duel of the year. Kimi Raikkonen’s second consecutive win, ahead of Fernando Alonso, underlined that the Finn is back in business.
Adam Carroll grabbed the headlines at his second event back in a GP2 by winning the sprint race in fine style. Just hours before Lewis Hamilton took to the track in his bid to win the British Grand Prix another British star was wrapping up a win. Carroll made a rapid start to hold second [...]
Alain Menu repeated his wins from pole at Zandvoort and Pau with a third victory on the streets of Porto. Chevrolet team mates Rob Huff and Nicola Larini completed the podium after an unsatisfying race dominated by a long safety car period.
Today’s guest writer isn’t short of reasons to throw her support behind McLaren – but Rachel says she’ll be watching the British Grand Prix from behind the sofa. Here’s why… Johnny Wilkinson’s mum was famously doing her shopping at Tesco when he scored the winning drop goal in the final of the Rugby World Cup [...]
Formula 1 as we know it today could not possibly exist without the Ford Cosworth DFV. How would the likes of McLaren and Williams fared without an affordable, reliable engine unit on which to build the foundations of their success? The DFV appeared in 1967 and variations of it were still being used two decades [...]
Andreas Zuber took a confident victory in the feature race at Silverstone despite being pushed all the was by Mike Conway. The front row pair got away cleanly and won the race from Kazuki Nakajima. The Japanese driver was promoted to third after problems struck third placed Timo Glock and fourth placed Adam Carroll. Zuber’s [...]
Everyone seems to think the qualifying problem has been fixed – but Duncan Stephens of Doctorvee reckons there are still big problems that need fixing. Recently I have begun to wonder if I should bother watching the qualifying sessions. What should be done with qualifying has been one of F1′s most contentious issues over the [...]
Formula One Group aren’t keen on unauthorised F1 video appearing on the internet – but one blog does a brilliant job of shooting their own F1 video material. Check it out in our post of the week – along with more on the Ferrari scandal and how much money F1 drivers earn.
It’s the British Grand Prix weekend which means I’ve been able to go and take some pictures of my own for a change. Here’s a selection of ten of my favourites so far: