You can’t walk into a bookshop without tripping over a biography of Ayrton Senna – partly because there’s so many of them, and partly because most are exercises in quantity over quality. It’s ironic that this book by Guardian journalist Richard Williams, just 200 pages or so in length, is one of the best biographies [...]
These are the big things we’ll be talking about throughout 2007 – the hot new rookies, the surprising and controversial rules changes – and that new circuit. This is the new face of F1 in 2007.
The 2007 season is all about change – brand new drivers in top-ranking teams, three vintage circuits dropped from the calendar. And, of course, one long-time great of the sport finally stepping down. Here are the big names that have left in 2007.
More F1 blog links than anyone could reasonably need. There’s a lot of 2007 previwin’ going on at the moment but our favourite post of the week is something quite different. Plus that critical change in the tyre regulations hasn’t gone down well with everybody…
What can you say about the only team that hasn’t even got its new car ready yet? After ending 2006 strongly with Takuma Sato’s fine drive in Interlagos, Super Aguri are going into 2007 on the back foot after their new car failed crash tests. It may not even be ready for the first race. [...]
In the F1 headlines this week, an Aston Martin F1 team, the future of the British Grand Prix and F1 drivers going stock car racing. Plus, Bernie Ecclestone picks this year’s championship winner…
Formula One television could be about to catch up with the high definition broadcasting revolution. SISLink, a global satellite broadcasting company, has won a contract to supply ITV Sport with HD-ready satellite facilities for F1 coverage, starting with next week’s Australian Grand Prix. The company is building two HD-ready trucks and upgrading its facilities in [...]
Think of unconventional Formula 1 technology and you instantly think of Colin Chapman. The Lotus boss, who died 25 years ago, understood that innovation was not just positive for its own sake, but that it also had publicity value. His gas turbine powered 56B F1 car was plainly a case of the latter over the [...]