A thread on the Autosport forum about Bernie Ecclestone’s brief racing career caught my eye. Ecclestone dabbled in motorbike racing and Formula Three in the early 1950s. But his only entry in the F1 record books is for the 1958 Monaco Grand Prix – which he failed to qualify for. What’s the story behind the […]
This year I’m planning to visit the Hungaroring to see the Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time. Have you made any plans to go to an F1 race in 2009?
Donington Park’s plans to run the British Grand Prix from 2010 have won the support of South Derbyshire District Council. Director of community services Mark Alflat told the Derby Evening Telegraph he is recommending the scheme gets planning approval when it goes before Leicestershire District Council on Thursday: The development offers substantial economic opportunities. The […]
January and February are the fallow months for F1 fans as we wait for the new season to begin. But with cars to be launched, testing to be done and other events and racing going on, the pre-season weeks needn’t be boring. Here’s a guide to what’s happening between now at the first race of […]
Rumours about Fernando Alonso joining Ferrari kept surfacing last year but seemed to have been killed off when the Scuderia revealed it had extended Kimi Raikkonen’s contract. So what do we make of the fresh rumours of Alonso joining the team in 2011? Here’s why I think they make a lot of sense.