If you host a Grand Prix and the hotels nearby pong a bit you should look worried – that, after all, is the reason why Suzuka has lost the Japanese Grand Prix to the Fuji Speedway. But if the locals merely hold up members of the racing teams at gunpoint, that’s nothing to be concerned [...]
The 2006 championship was contested by 27 different drivers, 18 of which entered every race. Which ones impressed and which ones struggled? We rate all 27, starting with the first 17 today and looking at our top ten drivers in detail tomorrow.
The Michael Schumacher dream team is no more. Not only has the seven-times champion called time on his stellar career, but the men who brought him greatness at Ferrari are all moving on too. Today saw confirmation of the rumours that had surrounded Ross Brawn’s future at the team for several months. He will stand [...]
It was fascinating to see how the different newspapers treated the final race of the season, the final race of Michael Schumacher’s career, and the crowning of Fernando Alonso as the youngest ever double champion. On several papers F1 made a rare intrusion onto the front page. Others apparently preferred the less dignified image of [...]
Tomorrow will see the final battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher – the two great drivers of Formula One today. With a fired-up Schumacher starting tenth and a conservatively-minded Alonso fourth the two must surely cross paths at some point during the Brazilian Grand Prix. It’s a terrible pity that this intense rivaly is [...]
Michael Schumacher said he “doesn’t want to think about” winning the championship if Fernando Alonso is unable to score points at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday. Felipe Massa insisted “I am going to be honest…. I am not going to be dirty” and Flavio Briatore has given his vote of confidence that he expects [...]