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 [...]
High attrition hit the first round of the Champ Car World Series at Las Vegas, but Will Power stormed through from pole to take his first ever win. Seventeen drivers were on the grid for the first round of the Champ Car season and only six remained on the lead lap at the end.
I watched the first round of the British GT championship yesterday and, well, what a belter! Admittedly the race had everything going in its favour to begin with. On a sunny spring day perched on the hill overlooking Knickerbrook chicane at Oulton Park I could watch any kind of motor sport and feel content. But [...]
Maro Engel and Jonathan Kennard are on pole for the first two races of tomorrow’s British F3 season opener at Oulton Park. Estonian Marko Asmer (Hitech) would have been my first choice for champion but for his unusual decision to dovetail the British and Japanese F3 series. As a consequence he will miss the third [...]
F1 fans must have sturdy coffee tables, because the F1 literature market is positively choked with what are termed ‘coffee table books’. This is a fine example of the genre. Over 300 pages of photos and prose in a chunky format with an arty cover. But is there style beyond the substance to mark “Speed [...]
Are ITV breaking broadcasting regulations by showing advertisements during live Formula 1 races? Jon McKnight thinks so, and he’s trying to do something about it. Also in the round-up of the F1 blogs this week, Superleague Formula, BMW’s Pit Lane Park, the joys of being a Minardi fan, and why NASCAR fans should give F1 [...]
My brother’s been hunting down 1:43 scale F1 models for a few years and has built up a collection of around 100. Here are some my favourites – the most historically interesting cars and the nicest models. Have you got a Formula 1 related collection – models, programmes, posters…
If supercars and performance cars are your thing don’t miss the start of British GT championship at Oulton Park tomorrow and Monday. Check out this line-up: Aston Martin DBRS9 Lamborghini Gallardo Jaguar XKR Ferrari 430 Porsche GT3RS Ascari KZ1R Dodge Viper (SRT-10) Lotus Exige Morgan Aero 8 GT3… And it runs alongside the Formula 3 [...]