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F1 in the news 41: Renault revival?

In the F1 news this week Renault believe they’ve gotten on top of their problematic start to the season. Plus another possible new venue for the Australian Grand Prix and more retro F1 fun.

Renault’s gorgeous 30th anniversary livery

So Renault can design good looking race car liveries after all! This gorgeous yellow and black design commemorates 30 years since their F1 debut in 2007. Surely everyone can agree that it looks infinitely better than the yellow, blue, orange and white mess that covers their 2007 cars?

Perfect sporting moments

The Daily Telegraph recently compiled a top 50 sporting moments and two F1 highlights featured in the list. They were: #31 – Fernando Alonso passing Michael Schumacher, Japanese Grand Prix 2005 #33 – Michael Schumacher winning the San Marino Grand Prix after the death of his mother, 2003 Memorable moments no doubt – but I […]

Have you been to the French Grand Prix?

We’re looking for Grand Prix fans who’ve been to the French Grand Prix to tell us about their experiences. Related links Share your experiences of being at the French Grand Prix Share your experiences of visiting other F1 circuits Tags: f1 / formula one / formula 1 / grand prix / motor sport

Grand Prix flashback: France 1988

The inter-McLaren battle between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton is already being compared to the great McLaren rivalry of Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost. Hamilton is cast in the role of new boy Senna – Alonso is a two times champion just as Prost was in 1988. But at that year’s French Grand Prix Prost […]

Ten videos Max Mosley should watch

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I am sure Max Mosley is an extremely busy man. And sometimes I wonder if his packed schedule keeps him from noticing things might might make F1 a lot better if they were sorted. Like stewards failing to implement basic rules, the frequent lack of overtaking caused by Mosley’s own rule changes, and the problems […]

Debate: Can McLaren handle two stars?

‘Experts’ are queueing up to tell Ron Dennis that he’s wrong to have two top drivers in the same team fighting for the championship. The battle for the championship could be fought exclusively between McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso this year. Will it inevitably lead to a fall out at McLaren?

Fabrizio Giovanardi leads BTCC

Following a clarification by the series organisers Fabrizio Giovanardi now leads the British Touring Car Championship by a single point from Jason Plato. Giovanardi was awarded an additional point following the Oulton Park round when it was discovered that both he and Mike Jordan had set the same fastest lap, meaning both earned an extra […]

Ernesto Viso replaces Sergio Jiminez

Continuing the GP2 mid-season shuffle, Racing Engineering has dropped Sergio Jiminez for Venezuelan Ernesto Viso. Viso had tested for FMS a few weeks ago before that team chose to replace Antonio Pizzonia with Adam Carroll. Jiminez lies fourth in the championship, with four points scored in Spain. Viso won two races last year for iSports […]

Hoping for rain at Magny-Cours

“Rain is the only thing that can create racing around Magny-Cours,” I wrote in the Grand Prix preview yesterday – and it looks like we might actually get some. The five-day weather forecast for Nevers currently claims there will be showers on Sunday and possible Friday and Saturday as well. In the 16-year history of […]