In this week’s round-up of bloggers’ thoughts on F1, Jenson Button is nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award but hardly anyone seems to think he should win it. Read on for more…
In this week’s round-up of the F1 news, financial dealings, Super Aguri acrimony and Antonio Pizzonia’s latest attempts to get back to top level motorsport.
Today is the annual FIA Gala when the top drivers and teams of the year have an enormous bash and all the prizes are handed out. Including, of course, the FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship and the FIA Formula One World Constructors’ Championship trophies. It begs an obvious question – why on earth is [...]
Once upon a time motor racing was a spectator sport. By this I don’t mean TV spectators, but actual physical live human being fans at the track. But now every meeting from the humble clubbie to F1 race struggles to pull in the fans and keep them interested.
With only 20 days left until Xmas these are the presents we’re hoping for the most – from DVDs to Lego and… erm… a mouse mat. So, what’s Santa bringing you?
There were plenty of conspiracy theories surrounding Michael Schumacher during his 16 years in the sport, from the supposed secret traction control system at Benetton to his outrageous parking stunt at Monaco this year. And for some, the circumstances of his departure from the sport was one final piece of Schumacher subterfuge. Did Ferrari chairman [...]
Christopher Hilton’s history of Grand Prix racing from 1906 to 2005 is not for the faint-hearted: Both in terms of reading it, and lugging the 500-page hardback around with you. He attempts to condense a century of motor sport into a single book – an extraordinary task – and the end product is a unique [...]
The official FOCA season review DVD for 2006 boasts nearly four hours of coverage, and is an obvious choice of Xmas present for any F1 fan. But many of the recent official season reviews of late have been more ‘miss’ than ‘hit’. Does the 2006 review do justice to a complex and controversial season?
In the F1 blogs this week why Fox covering F1 in America is a good idea and why Super Aguri’s Friday testing proposal is probably not. Plus some Ron Dennis-bashing and a big cheer for ‘little Ant’. (All blog links external)
Lewis Hamilton is still making the headlines this week – he’s going to have to get used to it. Kamui Kobayashi takes a Toyota for a spin and McLaren, not content with having nabbed a double world champion in Fernando Alonso, brought their last one back for some testing. This and more in the weekly [...]