The reliabiltiy of engines will be under greater pressues than ever at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix thanks to the demands of the two-race engines rule, the forthcoming engine development freeze, and the championship battle. Three engine suppliers are bringing major upgrades to coincide with the Monza race which sees a greater percentage of maximum [...]
Max Mosley’s 1994 refuelling rules have gone up in smoke. Twelve years after the reintroduction of refuelling and the reaction to the disasters at the San Marino Grand Prix, three important rules governmening how refuelling would be made ‘safer’ after Imola have all been dropped. These were Mosley’s words after Imola 1994:
A while ago I asked whether Fernando Alonso or Michael Schumacher’s massive position gains on the opening lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix were anything special – indeed, whether they were worthy of comparison with Ayrton Senna’s at Donington Park in 1993. I was fascinated to see Darren Morgan asked that very question of Autosport’s [...]
We all have that list of Grands Prix we’d most like to visit – the dramatic Suzuka track in exotic Japan and the hallowed temple of motorsport that is Indianapolis are both on mine. And after last year’s rip-roaring debut race, so was Istanbul Park. So I was thrilled when a Greek mate invited me [...]
Fernando Alonso may have added to his advantage over Michael Schumacher in Istanbul, but Ferrari are almost level with Renault in the constructors’ championship. Let’s take a look at how all the drivers and teams are performing statistically.
We want to know about the Grands Prix you’ve been to. Have you been to a race this year? Was it a good race and did you think you got good value for money? Do you regularly go to the same race every year? Perhaps you’ve been going to races for many years – how [...]
A round-up of Formula One news and comment from around the world this week. (All links external)
By a funny coincidence I received a copy of the latest in Veloce’s “Those were the days…” series on racing at Oulton Park on the same day that I heard a Formula One car would be running at the Cheshire circuit for the first time in almost eight years. In the pre-FOCA years Oulton Park [...]