The three-week summer break follows the next Grand Prix in Hungary. If you’re heading off on holiday a stack of summer paperbacks is essential for those long days at the beach. Here’s a selection of five of my favourites from biographies to general topics. Plus you can pick them up at bargain prices from F1Fanatic’s […]
A ?é?ú25m plan to develop the Silverstone circuit has been approved by the circuit’s owners, the British Racing Drivers Club, in a meeting yesterday. The circuit will get new grandstands, new pit and paddock facilities, a science park, a test centre for car manufacturers, hotel and conference centre, and new homes nearby. Silverstone is fighting […]
The McLaren-Ferrari spying row has opened a Pandora’s Box of allegations. Ferrari have now tried to hush up a former driver’s claims that they spied on other teams’ radio transmissions. But the fact that they admitted to it in the past makes that denial hard to swallow.
The McLaren-Ferrari espionage allegations have now been referred to the appeal court following last week’s exoneration of McLaren. As Ferrari were not allowed to file an appeal against the decision themselves, it seems they have called upon the assistance of an influential Italian ally. That ally also made plain his belief that McLaren were guilty […]
Sebastian Vettel has replaced Scott Speed at Toro Rosso team with immediate effect, following his release by the BMW team. BMW said: “The current testing rules mean that he barely gets a chance to drive for us. Now he has been offered the opportunity to get inside a Toro Rosso cockpit. Scott Speed’s future at […]
The Daily Telegraph picked footage of crashes that killed two people as the second best video on the internet. This morning’s Telegraph links to a Youtube compilation of F1 crashes that include footage of the incidents in which Paulo Ghislimberti and Garahm Beveridge were killed. Ghislimberti died after a multiple car crash at the start […]
With attention turning to the driver market for 2008, several of F1′s seasoned campaigners have already bagged contract extensions. Rubens Barrichello will stay with Honda – and should surpass Riccardo Patrese’s record number of career starts (256) early next year). David Coulthard is set for a fourth year at Red Bull – when many had […]
Tom Onslow-Cole was gifted pole position for the third race at Snetterton – and converted it into his first BTCC win. But all the action went on behind him, with Fabrizio Giovanardi surviving an off-road collision to take third place off championship rival Jason Plato.