An exciting second F3 race at the French Grand Prix weekend saw a maiden win for Britain’s James Jakes. The second race of the weekend saw all the overtaking and incident that was largely missing from the first one.
Javier Villa became the seventh different GP2 winner in as many races with a cool win in damp conditions at Magny-Cours. Villa took the win after early leader Nicolas Lapierre crashed out – and gave his Racing Engineering team a boost after team mate Ernesto Viso’s frightening crash yesterday.
The 1994 season was F1′s last annus horribilis. Before that came the horrors of 1982. Two drivers died and another was horrifically injured, Suddenly F1′s champions were leaving the sport in droves, and the cars were brutal death traps. Between the trauma on the track and political chaos off it, it’s a wonder 1982 hasn’t […]
Dario Franchitti held the Richmond round in a stranglehold for the start. He led all bar nine laps at the short oval to win the second race in a week and stretch his championship advantage. It was a far more low-key race after the dramas of the Iowa encounter last week. But the Penske drivers […]
Giorgio Pantano became the sixth driver to win in as many races after a fraught encounter at Magny-Cours. The race was stopped after a frightening crash that Ernesto Viso was extraordinarily lucky to escape from. The Venezuelan struck the rear of Michael Ammermuller’s ART car, barrel rolling along a section of barrier and landing on […]
Ernesto Viso was involved in a shocking crash in today’s GP2 race, moments after iSport team mates Timo Glck and Andreas Zuber collided.
Kamui Kobayashi won the first Formula 1 support race at Magny Cours despite aggressive attention from team mate Romain Grosjean. Grosjean briefly got past Kobayashi on the second lap before his team mate reversed the move. The ASM duo were nose to tail for the entire race until Kobayashi ran wide on the final lap. […]
The GP2 feature race at Magny-Cours has been stopped following two massive crashes. ISport team mates Timo Glock and Andreas Zuber drove straight into each other at the start of the race, taking each other out. The safety car was deployed but before the end of the lap Ernesto Viso and Michael Ammermuller collided. Viso’s […]
The Royal Mail is issuing six Grand Prix stamps to celebrate one hundred years of UK motorsport and the 50th anniversary of Stirling Moss winning the British Grand Prix. The six stamps feature Moss’s 1957 Vanwall, Graham Hill’s 1962 BRM P57, Jim Clark’s 1963 Lotus 25 Climax, Jackie Stewart’s 1973 Tyrrell 006/2, James Hunt’s 1976 […]