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100 F1 race winners part 8: 1982-1993

F1’s 79th Grand Prix winner was the man who would go on to win more races than anyone in the history of the sport: Michael Schumacher. With the likes of Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Nelson Piquet and Nigel Mansell doing so much winning in the late eighties there were only three new winners between 1985 […]

100 F1 race winners part 7: 1977-1982

Jackie Stewart’s record of 27 victories stood for 14 years until Alain Prost surpassed his mark. The French driver would go on to win four championships and 51 races. Two other champions of the eighties covered in this part of the guide to F1 race winners are Alan Jones and Nelson Piquet. Jones won their […]

Nick Heidfeld: the driver debates

Nick Heidfeld out-scored team mate Robert Kubica at BMW in 2007 – but this year the tables have been turned: Kubica has out-qualified and often out-raced Heidfeld. Should Heidfeld keep his seat at BMW for next year? Give your verdict on Nick Heidfeld below.

100 F1 race winners part 6: 1974-1977

The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…

Final tyre allocations good for McLaren?

Last week Ferrari suggested the harder tyres Bridgestone have brought to some races have played into McLaren’s hands. If that is what’s going on the red team are likely to be disappointed by the tyre allocations for the final race of the season where Bridgestone again are bringing a harder set of tyres than last […]

100 F1 race winners part 5: 1968-1973

Ten more of F1’s 100 Grand Prix winners including champions Jochen Rindt, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti. Plus the fiftieth driver to win a Formula 1 race – America’s Peter Revson.

The future of Renault’s F1 team

A few developments in recent weeks have planted seeds of doubt in my mind about Renault?s future in Formula 1. Fernando Alonso seems to want to leave the team and they?ve admitted their engine programme has fallen behind their rivals’. The general economic outlook remains gloomy and it seems particularly poor for Renault?s car making […]

100 F1 race winners part 4: 1962-1968

The fourth part of our series looking at F1’s 100 winners includes four champions: Jackie Stewart, Jim Clark, John Surtees and Denny Hulme. Plus which Italian driver only won once – at home, in a Ferrari? Read on to find out.

Best F1 books to read this summer

Aled sent me an email asking if I could recommend some F1 books for him to read over the summer: I am going on holiday in a few weeks, I want a book or two to read. I want a good book on Senna, one that will help me realise how so many people are […]

Kimi Raikkonen’s qualifying problems

Kimi Raikkonen has qualified sixth for the last two Grands Prix – not a disaster by any means but it’s clearly causing problems for his championship ambitions. At both the Hockenheimring and Hungaroring he found himself stuck behind slower traffic which compromised his race performance. What’s Raikkonen’s problem and what can Ferrari do about it?