Red Bull have filmed a theatrical ‘movie’ celebrating the launch of their (two) F1 teams for 2007. The promo features David Coulthard, Mark Webber, Scott Speed and Vitantonio Liuzzi in period dress filmed in Bulgaria. There’s also some less than overwhelming track footage shot in Bahrain. Check it out here:
Tickets for the British Grand Prix were being sold this week at twice the rate they were following last year’s season opener. Silverstone attributes the increased ticket sales to Lewis Hamilton’s debut podium finish. He is one of four British drivers in F1 this year. Related links Your experiences of Silverstone Hamilton makes history Santander [...]
Fans were angry at Kimi Raikkonen in Melbourne – while German fans are apparently deserting the sport in droves. Plus Lewis Hamilton the floor-sweeper, Steve Matchett on the 2007 Ferrari, and much more from the top F1 stories and features of the past week.
The 2007 Indy Racing League season kicks off at the Miami Homestead oval this weekend. Reigning champion Sam Hornish Jnr seeks to defend his crown from 2005 title winner Dan Wheldon. Wheldon won this round last year but then didn’t win again until the end of the season. Meanwhile A1 Grand Prix moves on to [...]
Here is the full video of Shell’s fantastic two minute long Ferrari F1 advert, “The Circuit”. It features six decades of Ferrari Formula 1 cars blasting through Rome, New York, Monte Carlo, Rio de Janeiro and more:
Of all the exotic technologies to be banned from Formula 1 through the years, four wheel steering could perhaps be the only innovation to have been developed after it was outlawed. The FIA made clear early in 1993 that ‘driver aids’ would be banned for 1994. A range of technologies were included in that all-encompassing [...]
On 9th October 1991 Max Mosley defeated incumbent FIA President Jean Marie Balestre by 43 votes to 29. In the 16 years that have passed with Mosley at the helm the sport has changed dramatically in character. But has it changed for the better? Has Formula 1 been efficiently and professionally managed under Mosley’s stewardship? [...]
Which team took their best ever qualifying position? Which rookie took his team-mate to the cleaners? And just how far ahead are Ferrari. All the stats and facts from the first race of the year are here.
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The collision between David Coulthard and Alexander Wurz in yesterday’s Australian Grand Prix left me wondering what direction F1 car safety might take in the future.