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Time for a Polish Grand Prix?

Yesterday I gained a new appreciation of just how popular Robert Kubica is in his native Poland. Monday’s poll on “Which F1 drivers do you like?” was picked up by several major Polish sports sites. Robert Kubica, who had been leading comfortably with a few hundred votes, suddenly rocketed to over 10,000. Poland is a […]

Monaco Grand Prix top race so far

Halfway through the season it’s probably not a surprise to learn the Monaco and British Grands Prix have been the most popular races so far. The two action-packed races have been voted the most popular so far on this site. Here’s the results in full:

2008 German Grand Prix preview ?ǣ Ferrari looking strong in title race

The drivers? championship race is perfectly poised with the top three drivers tied on 48 points. But Ferrari has been ahead in the constructors? championship race for almost all the season. At Silverstone McLaren finally arrested their progress but are still 24 points behind with eight races remaining. If Ferrari can add to their lead […]

Fernando Alonso and Ferrari rumours

Speculation that Fernando Alonso could be a Ferrari driver in the future refuses to go away. Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo said in April he was happy with the line-up of Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa. But now Alonso is being linked with a move to Ferrari where he would be reunited with sponsor Banco […]

Video: 2008 German GP preview

Video

Here’s the German Grand Prix preview video with a video lap of the Hockenheimring circuit, Murray Walker on Niki Lauda’s near-fatal crash in 1976 and interviews with Timo Glock and other drivers.

Ralf Schumacher’s DTM switch isn’t going well (DTM)

Six races into his first DTM season and six-times F1 Grand Prix winner Ralf Schumacher is struggling to make an impression: Round Qualifying Race Hockenheim 15 14 Oschersleben 13 10 Mugello 13 DNF Lausitzring 13 13 Norisring 11 16 Zandvoort 19 12 He’s only made one appearance in the top ten in qualifying or the […]

Bridgestone to widen difference between tyres in 2009 ?ǣ but how will we know?

Slick tyres are making their long-awaited return to Formula 1 next year. Drivers and fans have largely welcomed the return of proper racing tyres to F1. The FIA apparently intends to keep the rule requiring teams to use two different compounds per race. But in order to make this more of a challenge Bridgestone plans […]

Why can?t they show F1 races at BTCC rounds? (BTCC)

The British Touring Car Championship has revealed the dates of its 2009 races. In the press release the series organisers explained the decision for releasing the dates of the race weekends before announcing where the races would actually be held: Inevitably our dates are largely driven by the desire to avoid as many F1 races […]

2008 German GP preview: Home drivers

The German Grand Prix will have more home drivers competing than any other round of the championship. Five F1 drivers are German – that’s one quarter of the field! But ironically, Germany has only one race this year where two years ago it had two because of the popularity of Michael Schumacher. So which driver […]

A1 Grand Prix?s new generation could be a rival to Formula 1

When A1 Grand Prix first began in 2005 its organisers played down claims it might be a rival to Formula 1. With substantially less powerful cars and a roster consisting largely of inexperienced drivers, it wasn?t likely to lure viewers away from motor racing?s top flight. But signs are that could be about to change […]