McLaren’s former drivers have a few things to say about the Hamilton-Alonso rivalry. Plus more doubts over the Indian Grand Prix and the man who could have been America’s Lewis Hamilton.
Ferrari technical manager Nigel Stepney is under investigation in Italy following a complaint by the Italian team, according to Autosport. Ferrari’s only comment on the matter was: “Ferrari have taken action against Nigel Stepney, and there is now an investigation.” The Briton has been with the team since 1992 and was part of the team [...]
What on earth happened to Ferrari? At the start of the year it was if the Schumacher dream team had never gone away. Kimi Raikkonen cruised to victory at Melbourne with one hand on the wheel. Despite a hiccup in Malaysia Felipe Massa was the man to beat in Bahrain and Spain. But now McLaren [...]
Which ten drivers scored their first Grand Prix win right at the start of their careers? Lewis Hamilton scored his first race win at his sixth attempt last week. Find out how many others beat him to it – including the first ever to win for Ferrari.
Tony George has given Bernie Ecclestone until July 12th to settle their deal on the 2008 United States Grand Prix. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has held the event since 2000 but it has a chequered past. The 2002 and 2005 events were spoiled by race-fixing and a mass walkout by many teams. The circuit’s original [...]
Antonio Pizzonia’s slim hope of resurrecting his F1 career may have been dealt a final, fatal blow. Pizzonia last raced in F1 two years ago and was trying to use GP2 as a route back to the top. But rumours suggest he is about to be replaced and Giancarlo Fisichella’s team FMS International by Venezuelan [...]
Former GP2 racer Ernesto Viso got his first test of 2007 as speculation mounts that Fisichella Motor Sport International is to drop Antonio Pizzonia. Ex-F1 racer Pizzonia has scored one point in five races in the F1 feeder series while fellow former F1 driver Timo Glock leads the championship. Viso was Glock’s team mate at [...]
European F1 rounds will benefit from an expanded support race package next year. Formula BMW, the championship BMW rookie Sebastian Vettel won in 2004, will join the bill. Vettel won the German category, which is set to merge with its British equivalent, to create Formula BMW Europe. The sub-GP2 single seater category will have a [...]
The classic names of F1 are all returning to the sport: Senna, Mansell, Prost, Piquet, Lauda and more could all be a feature on the grid one day. A quick search threw up 20 such drivers in the lower echelons of motor sport that could break into F1. Can you think of any others? Two [...]