After announcing his retirement from Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix this weekend, David Coulthard heaped praise on up and coming Toro Rosso driver Sebastian Vettel saying he, “has everything a future F1 winner needs.” Vettel has long been tipped to take Coulthard?óÔé¼Ôäós seat at Red Bull. Coulthard?óÔé¼Ôäós words of praise probably were a […]
In February new rumours came to light that Bernie Ecclestone was trying to arrange a Russian Grand Prix at St Petersburg. This has been a goal of his for some time as he tries to bring F1 into the world’s biggest emerging markets. However the FIA GT series has just announced plans for a race […]
Lewis Hamilton had a heated verbal exchange with a journalist at Interlagos last year. Now Kimi Raikkonen has felled a photographer at the British Grand Prix: What was all that about?
Codemasters’ 2009 F1 game will be a simulator as well as an arcade-style racing game according to one of the company’s executive producers. The producer, who posts as ‘Uncle Chewy’ on the Codemasters forum and worked on racing titles “Colin McRae: DIRT” and “Race Driver: GRID” said the F1 game will be significantly different from […]
At the British Grand Prix on Friday I had the chance to enjoy some hospitality courtesy of Shell and Ferrari. It was my first chance to see inside the Formula 1 Paddock Club, an exclusive venue where Formula 1 teams and major suppliers can entertain their clients. Here’s a photo tour of the Paddock Club […]
Max Mosley has begun his case against the News of the World over the pictures of him engaging in a sadomasochistic orgy with prostitues that were published in March. I’m not going to be doing blow-by-blow coverage of the case (pardon the pun!) because it’s a sensitive legal matter and the conditions on reporting these […]
Here’s a selection of high-resolution photographs from the British Grand Prix at Silverstone – including Nick Heidfeld’s cunning pass on Kimi Raikkonen and Heikki Kovalainen.
As well as producing Formula 1 cars together since 1995 McLaren and Mercedes have also been producing road cars. But that joint venture is coming to an end. Together the two produced the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, plus a convertible version (above) and a hard-tuned special edition dubbed 722 (taking its name from Stirling Moss?óÔé¼Ôäós car […]
Lewis Hamilton won his home Grand Prix for the first time yesterday. You might have noticed. But while the British media often get criticised (with some justification) for the hype they lavish on Hamilton, another sports story knocked him off the front page in many newspapers. So why did the Roger Federer and Rafael Nadar […]
It’s a three-way tie at the top of the F1 championship as the season passes its halfway point. So which of the three drivers leading the F1 title race – Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen – will be leading come the season’s end? Or will it be Robert Kubica, currently only two points […]