The famous Monte-Carlo street circuit has held the Monaco Grand Prix since 1929, and was on the first world championship calendar in 1950. Since those early days the track has evolved, sprouting new corners, shifting its pits between three different locations and being completely overhauled to improve safety. The onboard videos from the 1970s up […]
Here are my notes on the Turkish Grand Prix including how Lewis Hamilton lost the race on Saturday, what happened to the BMWs, and how much trouble Nelson Piquet Jnr is in. Plus when was the last time we saw a pass for the lead in a dry race?
Max Mosley has written to the presidents of the FIA motor sport clubs around the world in a new attempt to press his case and avoid a motion of no confidence in him at the Emergency General Meeting on June 3rd. Grandprix.com claims to have seen the letter and has published a portion, describing the […]
Alan Henry’s done it, F1 Racing did it, and now The Times are naming their top 100 F1 drivers. I toyed with the idea of doing something similar here but these debates always end up the same: arguments about whether you can compare drivers from the ’50s with those from five decades later, why all […]
We learned last week that Codemasters had snatched the rights to produce the official Formula 1 game from Sony, and the first installment in the series will arrive next year. Codemasters have a clear choice in how to approach this. They can cynically exploit the F1 brand and just stick the official drivers and team […]
I sadly missed the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday because I was racing in the Czech Republic, so I?óÔé¼Ôäóve had to rely on race reports to get a full understanding of what happened. Of all the comment and intrigue from the weekend, the factor that has stood out the most to me, has been the […]
Max Mosley’s hopes of remaining FIA president have been dealt a new blow as it has emerged that he will be in delegating his duties as FIA president to someone else at next weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix . Monaco’s royal palace do not want him to meet Prince Albert and so FIA vice-president Marco Piccinini […]
Yesterday I considered what would happen to Formula 1 if the economic crisis caused teams to leave the sport. Before I wrote that reader Scott Newton had sent in his thoughts on how F1 could work with just a few manufacturers supplying all the chassis. My idea stems from the concern that customer cars will […]