Bahrain has been confirmed as the first Grand Prix of 2008 as Formula One Group seeks to repeat last year’s ratings high. A race at midday in Bahrain airs in the early evening in Europe – prime television time – unlike the Australian round which Europeans have to get up at around 3am to see. […]
Here’s video footage of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso’s argument after the European Grand Prix. Alonso passed Massa with a handful of laps to spare at the Nurburgring, taking the lead from him in a smart pass around the outside at the Valvoline Kurve that ended with the two banging wheels. It looked to me […]
For those of you who weren’t able to tune into Radio 5 yesterday, here’s the end of Murray Walker’s commentary on the European Grand Prix. It covers the last ten minutes of the race, including Fernando Alonso’s great pass on Felipe Massa, plus Lewis Hamilton’s desperate bid to score a point. Whether you like Murray […]
A crazy race threw up some interesting statistics – we had a rookie driver leading the race, a rare red flag and – give thanks – the first proper pass for the lead on the track!
Markus Winkelhock made his Grand Prix debut in yesterday’s European Grand Prix, and thanks to a heavy rain shower and some inspired race strategy he managed to lead the race for six laps.
The video I posted yesterday of the new Mercedes “Anything you can do” advert has proved so popular I thought you all might like this behind the scenes film.
Sebastien Bourdais returned to Champ Car after his recent F1 test and showed his rivals why he’s tipped to be Grand Prix racing next year. He dominated the third of the Canadian Triple Crown races, comfortably beating Justin Wilson and seizing the initiative in the championship as rivals Will Power and Robert Doornbos struggled.
Scott Dixon won his third consecutive IRL race and closed to within 24 points of championship leader Dario Franchitti with five rounds remaining. The New Zealander moved to the front in a processional race at the Mid Ohio road course by playing a canny strategic game. But Franchitti minimised the damage by following him home […]
If you believe in fate, it certainly had it in for Lewis Hamilton this weekend. His fortune swung from one extreme to the other in the blink of an eye at the Nurburgring. He suffered a massive accident in qualifying that was not of his own making – hitting the barriers at 140mph after a […]