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Donington Park 2010 British Grand Prix track – your design predictions

After the news the British Grand Prix would be going to Donington Park in 2010 one of the Donington circuit owners remarked on television: If I touch anything from Redgate to MacLeans I’ll be lynched. If the classic Donington Park circuit’s fast, flowing corners were chopped to make it F1-friendly it would be a terrible […]

Should F1 teams test before racing?

For the second race weekend in a row F1 teams are testing at the circuit where they will next be competing. Three days of testing conclude at the Hockenheimring today ahead of the German Grand Prix a week on Sunday. But does testing on race tracks so close to a race weekend risk making the […]

2008 half-term driver rankings part 1

The half-way point in the season has passed and it’s time to pass judgement on the performances of each of the drivers so far. Who have been the best and worst drivers so far this year? Here’s my verdict – as ever do share yours as we go along.

Kovalainen, Hamilton and tyre wear

Heikki Kovalainen gave a revealing assessment of his performance in the British Grand Prix: I just struggled with my rear tyres all the way through the race, to be honest. They were going away and I was damaging them excessively. The car control became difficult and I had to slow down. This was the reason […]

Sebastian Vettel probably at Red Bull in 2009 ?ǣ so who will be at Toro Rosso?

After announcing his retirement from Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix this weekend, David Coulthard heaped praise on up and coming Toro Rosso driver Sebastian Vettel saying he, “has everything a future F1 winner needs.” Vettel has long been tipped to take Coulthard?s seat at Red Bull. Coulthard?s words of praise probably were a […]

Has Russia snubbed F1 for FIA GT race?

In February new rumours came to light that Bernie Ecclestone was trying to arrange a Russian Grand Prix at St Petersburg. This has been a goal of his for some time as he tries to bring F1 into the world’s biggest emerging markets. However the FIA GT series has just announced plans for a race […]

Kimi Raikkonen vs Paul-Henri Cahier

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Lewis Hamilton had a heated verbal exchange with a journalist at Interlagos last year. Now Kimi Raikkonen has felled a photographer at the British Grand Prix: What was all that about?

2009 F1 game will be sim – Codemasters

Codemasters’ 2009 F1 game will be a simulator as well as an arcade-style racing game according to one of the company’s executive producers. The producer, who posts as ‘Uncle Chewy’ on the Codemasters forum and worked on racing titles “Colin McRae: DIRT” and “Race Driver: GRID” said the F1 game will be significantly different from […]

Inside the Paddock Club with Ferrari

At the British Grand Prix on Friday I had the chance to enjoy some hospitality courtesy of Shell and Ferrari. It was my first chance to see inside the Formula 1 Paddock Club, an exclusive venue where Formula 1 teams and major suppliers can entertain their clients. Here’s a photo tour of the Paddock Club […]

Max Mosley vs News of the World begins

Max Mosley has begun his case against the News of the World over the pictures of him engaging in a sadomasochistic orgy with prostitues that were published in March. I’m not going to be doing blow-by-blow coverage of the case (pardon the pun!) because it’s a sensitive legal matter and the conditions on reporting these […]