Desperate to get out of their rut, Honda might make a big-money move to bag Ferrari’s Ross Brawn when he returns from sabbatical. Also in the news this week, Jackie Stewart tells Lewis Hamilton to leave Britain, Bernie Ecclestone threatens to leave Sepang, and everyone a Honda goes to a night club.
Another tweak to the Friday driver rules are being proposed following new revisions made to them over the winter. This year, teams can run two cars on Friday and one of them, if they choose, can be driven by a test driver. So far only BMW and Williams have taken advantage of that, most teams [...]
Not many F1 fans were disappointed when the news broke two weeks ago that traction control was being kicked out of the sport. But this is not the first time that traction control has been banned – last time it happened all kinds of problems arose, not least of which safety, policing and politics. Can [...]
Which two drivers haven’t finished a race so far this year? And which two teams at Sepang saw both their drivers qualifying in exactly the same positions as they had for the first round? Find out and then bore your friends rigid with everything you know about the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Marko Asmer won the second race at Oulton Park – but only after the race had to be re-started twice following multiple crashes. Just as in race one the Estonian had Stephen Jelley on his tail at the chequered flag. Pole sitter Jonathan Kennard finished fourth ahead of first race winner Maro Engel and his [...]
Having dominated qualifying it was no surprise to see Callum Macleod do the same in the first round of the British FFord championship at Oulton Park. James Nash finished second after starting fourth with Nick Tandy right behind him. Richard Tannahill narrowly clinched fourth from Jay Bridger and Linton Stuteley. Macleod’s fastest lap of 1m [...]
Maro Engel converted pole to victory in the first round of the British F3 championship at Oulton Park. The season got off to a dramatic start as three drivers crashed out at Cascades on the first lap. Following a safety car restart Engel retained his lead and kept it to the end despite pressure from [...]
We all had start somewhere – so how did you first start following Formula 1? The first race I saw – on television, not live – was the 1989 British Grand Prix. Nigel Mansell, then in a Ferrari, lost buckets of time with a puncture and then went on one of his classic charges trying [...]