Debate: Ferrari throwing the championship away?

What on earth happened to Ferrari? At the start of the year it was if the Schumacher dream team had never gone away. Kimi Raikkonen cruised to victory at Melbourne with one hand on the wheel. Despite a hiccup in Malaysia Felipe Massa was the man to beat in Bahrain and Spain. But now McLaren […]

Ten of the best… early Grand Prix winners

Which ten drivers scored their first Grand Prix win right at the start of their careers? Lewis Hamilton scored his first race win at his sixth attempt last week. Find out how many others beat him to it – including the first ever to win for Ferrari.

Michael Schumacher set for racing return

Michael Schumacher has confirmed his return to racing. He will compete in this year’s Race of Champions at the new Wembley Stadium in London. Schumacher last competed in the event in 2004 where he was famously defeated by Heikki Kovalainen. Kovalainen won the tournament. Also racing this year are David Coulthard and Jenson Button – […]

Three weeks to save the US GP

Tony George has given Bernie Ecclestone until July 12th to settle their deal on the 2008 United States Grand Prix. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has held the event since 2000 but it has a chequered past. The 2002 and 2005 events were spoiled by race-fixing and a mass walkout by many teams. The circuit’s original […]

Pizzonia’s F1 dream finally over?

Antonio Pizzonia’s slim hope of resurrecting his F1 career may have been dealt a final, fatal blow. Pizzonia last raced in F1 two years ago and was trying to use GP2 as a route back to the top. But rumours suggest he is about to be replaced and Giancarlo Fisichella’s team FMS International by Venezuelan […]

Pizzonia faces GP2 axe

Former GP2 racer Ernesto Viso got his first test of 2007 as speculation mounts that Fisichella Motor Sport International is to drop Antonio Pizzonia. Ex-F1 racer Pizzonia has scored one point in five races in the F1 feeder series while fellow former F1 driver Timo Glock leads the championship. Viso was Glock’s team mate at […]

New F1 support race for 2008

European F1 rounds will benefit from an expanded support race package next year. Formula BMW, the championship BMW rookie Sebastian Vettel won in 2004, will join the bill. Vettel won the German category, which is set to merge with its British equivalent, to create Formula BMW Europe. The sub-GP2 single seater category will have a […]

F1′s famous names return

The classic names of F1 are all returning to the sport: Senna, Mansell, Prost, Piquet, Lauda and more could all be a feature on the grid one day. A quick search threw up 20 such drivers in the lower echelons of motor sport that could break into F1. Can you think of any others? Two […]

Watch F1 for ???10

F1 testing is on at Silverstone this week and fans can see new British star Lewis Hamilton in action tomorrow for just ???10. Testing began today but most of the teams relied on their test drivers having only recently returned from the American leg of the calendar. The roads into Silverstone were very busy this […]

Hamilton’s debut trumps Villeneuve’s

Jacques Villeneuve made an outspoken attack on Lewis Hamilton two weeks ago. His words were widely criticised by many drivers, and were probably no more than Villeneuve looking for a bit of attention ahead of his Le Mans 24 Hours debut. But perhaps they also concealed a hint of envy at Hamilton’s stellar debut, which […]