Goodwood Festival of Speed – British Touring Car Championship 50th anniversary cars

Here’s a selection of pictures of some of the cars present at the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrating the 50th anniversary of the British Touring Car Championship.

Pictures: Goodwood Festival of Speed – F1 cars from 1952-2003


More pictures from Goodwood – this time a selection of Ferraris, McLarens, Williams and more. From Juan Manuel Fnagio’s 1957 Maserati 250F up to Giancarlo Fisichella’s 2003 Jordan-Ford.

Pictures: Goodwood Festival of Speed – current generation F1 cars


I was at the first day of the Goodwood Festival of Speed today. Here’s the first set of photographs I took of some of the recent F1 cars on show.

2008 half-term driver rankings part 3

There was plenty of discussion yesterday about how to rank the top three drivers of 2008 so far. Here?s how I rated Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen and Robert Kubica?s performances so far this year. What?s your verdict?

Kazuki Nakajima: the driver debates

In the half-term driver rankings I picked Kazuki Nakajima out as the most impressive rookie of the season so far. He has only started ten Grands Prix to date but has scored points on four occasions. Could he become the best Japanese driver since Takuma Sato?

2008 half-term driver rankings part 2

Continuing the driver rankings for the first part of 2008 here is the first part of the top ten. Don?t miss the top three tomorrow ?ǣ and share your thoughts on the drivers? performances below.

Donington Park 2010 British Grand Prix track – your design predictions

After the news the British Grand Prix would be going to Donington Park in 2010 one of the Donington circuit owners remarked on television: If I touch anything from Redgate to MacLeans I’ll be lynched. If the classic Donington Park circuit’s fast, flowing corners were chopped to make it F1-friendly it would be a terrible […]

Should F1 teams test before racing?

For the second race weekend in a row F1 teams are testing at the circuit where they will next be competing. Three days of testing conclude at the Hockenheimring today ahead of the German Grand Prix a week on Sunday. But does testing on race tracks so close to a race weekend risk making the […]

2008 half-term driver rankings part 1

The half-way point in the season has passed and it’s time to pass judgement on the performances of each of the drivers so far. Who have been the best and worst drivers so far this year? Here’s my verdict – as ever do share yours as we go along.

Kovalainen, Hamilton and tyre wear

Heikki Kovalainen gave a revealing assessment of his performance in the British Grand Prix: I just struggled with my rear tyres all the way through the race, to be honest. They were going away and I was damaging them excessively. The car control became difficult and I had to slow down. This was the reason […]