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Video: 2008 French GP preview

Video

Here’s the French Grand Prix preview video which features a virtual lap of the Circuit de Nevers and Murray Walker on the famous Gilles Villeneuve-Rene Arnoux battle.

2008 French Grand Prix preview: Business as usual for Ferrari in France?

The Circuit de Nevers in Magny-Cours has been very kind to Ferrari – they’ve won here five times in the last seven events. With Lewis Hamilton taken out of the equation by a ten-place grid penalty, the only question about who will win this weekend is whether it will be Felipe Massa or Kimi Raikkonen. […]

New F1 Racing vs old F1 Racing

We’ve had a few discussions here about F1 Racing magazine before – I’ve been consdering junking my subscription in favour of the new-look Motorsport magazine. This month new F1 Racing editor Hans Seeberg has rolled out a totally redesigned magazine – everything bar the logo seems to have been completely overhauled. Here’s the verdict.

Video: Jackie Stewart on driving style

Video

In this fascinating video three-times F1 world champion Jackie Stewart talks about how racing drivers refine their technique for different racing circuits, how cars are developed throughout a Formula 1 season, and how drivers co-operate with their engineers to refine it to their style.

2008 French GP preview: McLaren tactics

Lewis Hamilton is not the first person to receive a grid penalty for a race before the weekend has even started. But this weekend’s French Grand prix will be the first time a leading driver has gone into an event knowing he will drop ten places. Despite this Hamilton last week said he was “quite […]

2008 F1 testing round-up 13: Catalunya

Nine F1 teams tested at the Circuit de Catalunya last week – Force India were absent from the test. Each day’s running saw a little rain, but not very much, and the cars typically completed around 80 laps each. Here’s what they were doing and how they go on:

F1 Fanatic Forum now open!

Recently I’ve noticed some of you haven’t been able to find the right post to talk about the latest piece of F1 news. So I decided to create a forum on the site where we can discuss everything to do with F1 there isn’t room or time to cover on the blog. You can give […]

Ecclestone rattles his sabre again

Bernie Ecclestone is not ready to step back from the risk of dragging F1 into civil war according to an interview in The Times (usually Ecclestone’s preferred newspaper for this sort of annuncement). He has again raised the possibility of F1 splitting from the FIA: What the FIA doesn’t have, which is the most important […]

United States Grand Prix, Pheonix, 1991, start

USA Day: United States GP pictures

Pictures

The United States Grand Prix has visited a range of venues from the great (Watkins Glen, Long Beach) to the less good (Las Vegas, Pheonix).

USA Day: NASCAR 09 review

F1 fans haven’t had an F1 game based on either of the most recent Grand Prix seasons and will have to wait for Codemaster’s 2009 F1 game thanks to Bernie Ecclestone dithering over the contract. The commercial rights holders of NASCAR, America’s most popular motorsport, don’t mess around with major marketing products such as an […]