How solid is FOTA’s legal argument? A lawyer looks at the FIA-Ferrari letters

What should we make of the legal letters sent between Ferrari and the FIA, which were made public by Max Mosley last week? The FIA give the impression that Ferrari’s case is flimsy and full of holes, but the Ferrari representatives hit back that the FIA have failed to address the substance of the matter. […]

2009 British Grand Prix stats and facts

McLaren have failed to score point for four races – the first time that’s happened since 1981. But it’s all good for Sebastian Vettel, who joins the ranks of F1 drivers to score a ‘hat-trick’ in a Grand Prix. Here are the stats and facts from the British Grand Prix.

British Grand Prix in pictures


The British Grand Prix was all about one man – and it wasn’t Jenson Button or Lewis Hamilton. Here’s a collection of pictures of Sebastian Vettel’s dominant drive to victory in front of a packed Silverstone crowd.

Michael Schumacher is The Stig (sort of)

Top Gear has ‘revealed’ the identity of its mysterious Stig on the first episode of its new series. And who was beneath the mask of the white-suited Stig? None other than seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher. Schumacher appeared on the show to drive the Ferrari FXX, a track-only car based on the Ferrari Enzo which […]

Untouchable Vettel romps to Silverstone victory (British Grand Prix review)

Sebastian Vettel obliterated his rivals at Silverstone, leading team mate Mark Webber home in a one-two finish for the rampant Red Bulls. Jenson Button was unable to deliver the result the home crowd wanted – he slumped to his worst finish of the year, sixth, which was no better than where he qualified.

Championship points after Britain

Drivers? championship Jenson Button 64 Rubens Barrichello 41 Sebastian Vettel 39 Mark Webber 35.5 Jarno Trulli 21.5 Felipe Massa 16 Nico Rosberg 15.5 Timo Glock 13 Fernando Alonso 11 Kimi Raikkonen 10 Lewis Hamilton 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Heikki Kovalainen 4 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Constructors? championship Brawn 105 Red […]

British Grand Prix result

1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 4. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 6. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 7. Jarno Trulli, Toyota 8. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 9. Timo Glock, Toyota 10. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes 11. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 12. Nelson Piquet Jnr, Renault 13. Robert Kubica, […]

Rate the race: British Grand Prix

What did you think of the British Grand Prix? Rate it out of ten and leave a comment below.

British Grand Prix Live Blog

Review the British Grand Prix live blog below.

British Grand Prix Saturday – my pictures


I spent a large part of today enjoying Shell and Ferrari’s generous hospitality (more on that later) which meant I didn’t have much chance to take any photos of the track action. I did snap a few however – here’s a small selection.

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