The Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend is expected to be dry and sunny as usual. Since F1 first visited the Hungaroring in 1986 the race has only seen rain on one occasion – when Jenson Button scored his maiden victory three years ago. Friday is expected to be the hottest day this year with temperatures […]
After beating Jean-Marie Balestre in 1991, Max Mosley never had to face an opponent in an FIA election. But his successor will: this October Mosley’s preferred choice Jean Todt will stand against ‘independent candidate’ Ari Vatanen. But which is the right man for the job?
Here’s a new video preview of the Yas Island circuit which will host this year’s F1 season finale.
Here are the times for the BBC?óÔé¼Ôäós F1 coverage in Britain this weekend. Friday 24th July Free practice 1 – 8.55-10.35, BBC Red Button and online Free practice 2 – 12.55-14.35, BBC Red Button and online Saturday 25th July Free practice 3 – 9.55-11.05, BBC Red Button and online Qualifying – 12.10-14.15, BBC One, BBC […]
Jaime Alguersuari has been officially announced as Sebastien Bourdais’ replacement at Toro Rosso. As discussed here last week, Alguersuari will become the youngest F1 driver ever, beating the record set by Mike Thackwell in 1980. Alguersuari and team mate Sebastien Buemi will form the youngest ever pair of team mates in Formula 1. Alguersuari had […]
If the first half of the championship was about the domination of Brawn, the second half will be about whether Red Bull can catch them. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be the perfect test of Red Bull’s improved RB5. The slow track and warm temperatures should favour the BGP 001, so if Red Bull can […]
I’ve just heard the terrible news that Henry Surtees, son of former F1 champion John Surtees, died today following a crash in a Formula 2 race at Brands Hatch. He was 18 years old. The accident happened in the second of the day’s F2 races. Surtees’ crash helmet struck a wheel which had been lost […]
Bernie Ecclestone has changed his mind on the future of the British Grand Prix yet again. To recap, he started the year saying there was no way the 2010 race would be held anywhere other then Donington Park. He later suggested in an interview with The Times that this wasn’t the case, and then took […]