BMW’s Mario Theissen wants the FIA to delay rules planned for 2009 that would require teams to use energy recovery systems on their cars. FIA president Max Mosley is pushing for kinetic energy recovery systems to be mandatory on F1 cars to make them more environmentally friendly and road relevant. Do you want to see […]
One of the members of the FIA World Motor Sports Council, who will pass judgement in the McLaren/Ferrari espionage case in eight days time, made some interesting remarks to the AS newspaper of his native Spain. Here’s a translated portion: It is very hard to prove that McLaren used the information. Normally, and I hope […]
An interesting post went up on ITV-F1′s forum on Monday. Reading between the lines, the gist of it was, “speculating what Nigel Stepney and Mike Coughlan might have done is not allowed on this board”: As you will appreciate, for legal reasons, we cannot allow user’s posts to include any speculation, potentially libelous or defamatory […]
Spyker have confirmed that their test driver Markus Winkelhock will replace Christijan Albers at this weekend’s European Grand Prix. Winkelhock will partner compatriot Adrian Sutil – the pair being among five German drivers on the grid at the Nurburgring. His father Manfred raced in F1 in the 1980s but was killed in a sports car […]
Honda have re-launched their F1 website with a video section bringing behind-the-scenes footage of the team to fans. The web TV channel includes a series of special features on the team presented by journalist Alistair Weaver. It also includes a section encouraging F1 fans to upload their own video content.
Is there anyone left in Britain who hasn’t set up a petition on the Downing Street home page? Certainly a few motor sport fans have been on there and set up a few petitions that are worth a look. (Don’t worry if you’re not British, just pretend you’re an ex-patriate). Just don’t expect any of […]
It’s the European Grand Prix this weekend and as ever we’ve got a selection of photos from past races available for you to download for your desktop. Enjoy!
This year’s IndyCar race at Michigan will be the last at the superspeedway for the foreseeable future. Michigan will hold two NASCAR events next year but failed to find a suitable slot for an IRL race. The IndyCar series expanded its roster of road courses this year while the rival Champ Car World Series moved […]
David Sproston wrote in to ask the following: Who has the highest number of wins from pole position ever? I’m sure it will come as no surprise to David to learn that it’s yet another record held by Michael Schumacher.
As the Australian Formula 3 championship passes the half way mark Briton Charlie Hollings has taken the lead of the title race 127 points ahead of Tim Macrow on 121. Leanne Ferrier-Tander is also in the running with 118. Driving a Renault-powered Dallara, Hollings won both rounds at Oran Park in April plus the first […]