Take a look back at the career of 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve, who retired this year. Villeneuve had already retired from the sport once before, in 2003, when he left BAR before the end of the season. He returned for Renault and then drove for Sauber and BMW before leaving after the German Grand Prix [...]
In our weekly round-up of top F1 posts don’t miss the excellent Hallowe’en special on lost tracks at Blog F1. Plus, more on the tyre war plus an early look at the first Formula One game for the Playstation 3. (All links external)
In this week’s round-up of F1 stories: good news and bad news for Australian F1 fans, Red Bull juggle their engines, and one very famous name is set to make a return. Click below to read more (all links external).
Juan Pablo Montoya may have stayed in Formula One for less than six seasons – but he got into more scrapes and generated more headlines than some drivers do in twice that time. Take a look back at his turbulent times in our gallery.
Good news for Michael Schumacher – he failed to win the ‘Weaseliest Sportsperson of the Year’ award. He ranked sixth out of seven with 3,005 votes to winner Barry Bonds’ 13,122. Bonds was one of several entries in the awards to be nominated for drug use, and frankly, he seems much more deserving of the [...]
I was delighted to get the chance to talk to former F1 racer Perry McCarthy yesterday – see below for the full interview. McCarthy’s brief F1 career was spent with the notorious Andrea Moda team that came in went within the space of less than a season in 1992. He never qualified for a Grand [...]
I was a little incredulous when I heard that McLaren were intending to sell software to businesses. But I saw a report on Newsnight the other day that put the whole thing into a much more convincing perspective. Essentially, the plan is to use their extremely sophisticated race strategy software to help businesses prepare for [...]