Fans of BBC’s Top Gear will have noticed the penetrating, in-depth analysis of the new Renault R27 on the yesterday’s programme. For the unenlightened: Presenter Jeremy Clarkson poked fun at the Renault press office for this shot of their four F1 drivers around the new Renault Clio R27.
Here are the first pictures of the Spyker that were revealed today. In its patriotically Dutch shade of bright orange it looks unmistakably similar to McLaren’s occasional testing livery (see below). Nine more pictures below…
There are plenty of great F1 videos on Youtube. But one does get rather sick of endless slow-motion crash footage set to Linkin Park. You have to rummage around to find the best F1 videos – and here they are – ten rare F1 clips that aren’t stolen from race broadcasts and season review videos. […]
I wonder if Michael Schumacher will ever write an autobiography? I doubt it very much – he apparently has little interest in Formula One beyond the time at which he was active in it. It’s a shame – doubly so given how poor most of the biographies of him are. But if there’s one contemporary […]
What does the future hold for motor racing? How can more people be encouraged to take part? Is grass roots motor sport too expensive? Or elitist? Motorsport Development UK are at the heart of endeavours to ensure Britain retains its place at the forefront of international motor racing. You can help them with their efforts […]
A round of the Formula One world championship will be held on the man-made Yas Island of Abu Dhabi from 2009. Abu Dhabi has a population of 1.6m and is one of the seven Emirates that compose the United Arab Emirates. The UAE gained independence in 1971 and thrived on the wealth of its oil […]
Don’t miss our top Post of the Week! There’s plenty going on at Ferrari in this week’s F1 in the Blogs: Just what will Michael Schumacher be up to this year, is Nigel Stepney planning to walk out, and will the cars be painted to look like chocolate bars? All this and more below…
In this week’s F1 news – Ralf Schumacher on the sport’s future in Germany, Renault arrives in Romania, and will Formula 1 stay in Malaysia? Plus Formula 1 drivers’ road cars and Ron Dennis’s shock move to Ferrari.
Continuing our series on technologies that have been banned from F1, this week we look at a rare example of an entire car that was banned before it could even race. Colin Chapman’s Lotus 88 was a victim of fraught political tensions at a time when the governing body and the British team were at […]