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David Coulthard’s helmet camera (Video)


During free practice yesterday F1 fans were treated to some fabulous footage from a camera mounted in David Coulthard’s crash helmet: This technology has been seen before in F1. Here’s a video of Mark Blundell driving with a helmet camera at Spa-Francorchamps in 1994:

Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton both expect to be quick after Brazil practice

After the first day’s practice in Brazil both Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton claimed their cars would be very strong on the Interlagos circuit – even though neither of them set the fastest time so far. Fernando Alonso’s 1’12.296 stands as the fastest time of the weekend so far. But his time, set in the […]

Barrichello’s special helmet


One-off skid-lid for Barrichello too

If Massa wins the title will it be tainted by the Spa controversy? (Poll)

In the run-up to the final race of the season several people have left comments here pointing out that Lewis Hamilton would already be champion had he not received that infamous penalty at Spa-Francorchamps. Without it the drivers? championship would already be over. Is that a good thing or not?

James Allen hits back

‘The pros outweigh the cons’

Vettel’s special helmet (Pictures)


Vettel says thankyou to Toro Rosso

British press fury over Hamilton hate site

Several of the major British newspapers are reporting today about a Spanish-registered website set up to direct taunts at Lewis Hamilton. Here’s a typical example of the coverage from The Sun: F1 ace Lewis Hamilton is facing another vile race hate campaign from Spanish yobs as he prepares to win the drivers’ title. Racist abuse […]

Brazilian GP history 1984-1999 (Video)


Journeyer continues his video guide to the Brazilian Grand Prix. Part 1 looked at the beginnings of the Brazilian Grand Prix, helped along by such names as Fittipaldi and Pace. Piquet, too, had already established himself as a regular contender at home, and he, along with Ayrton Senna, would give Brazil its golden era in […]

David Coulthard’s final F1 race special Red Bull paint scheme in pictures


David Coulthard will race in a special livery to celebrate his final F1 Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend as was tipped here by Becken yesterday. Here is a collection of photographs of the one-off paint scheme his Red Bull will sport.

2008 Brazilian Grand Prix predictions

Heading into the final race of the season the momentum and the expected track conditions seem to favour Lewis Hamilton. But last year was a case study in how championships that look like foregone conclusions can still be lost. Will history repeat itself at Interlagos? Make your predictions for the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix below.