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GP2 Monaco: Street smart Maldonado wins

Pastor Maldonado repeated his Monaco Renault World Series race win of 2006 in this year’s GP2 race. The Venezuelan comfortably took pole from Giorgio Pantano by 0.3s and led the Italian home in the race as well. Behind them came the championship top three – Timo Glock, Luca Fillipi and Lucas di Grassi.

F1 in the blogs 29 – Driving Irvine’s Jaguar

What’s it like to drive an F1 car? One blogger found out – check out our Post of the Week. Plus Michael Schumacher’s final Ferrari sold, great F1 quotes and a lot of ranting.

Ron Dennis vs Red Bulletin

Ron Dennis is already fighting major battles on three fronts: Against Ferrari for the world championships, with the FIA over manufacturer-orientated rules and with the media over Lewis Hamilton. Obviously that’s not enough to occupy his mind, so he’s now turned his invective against jovial paddock rag, The Red Bulletin. Not a single copy of […]

F1 in the news 36: Honda faster

Rubens Barrichello reckons Honda have made a significant step forward with their recalcitrant 2007 car. Plus Suzuka is tipped to make a return in 2008, Red Bull will run a special livery at the British Grand Prix, the cars of the turbo era, and more.

Have you been to the Monaco Grand Prix?

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

Ferrari reveals new car colour

OK, it’s still red. But it’s a better red than before – a subtly deeper, richer shade closer to classic Ferrari scarlet than the paler colour used in deference to Marlboro for the past decade. It’s an understated change but I think the car definitely looks better for it. What do you reckon?

Debate: Monaco Grand Prix vs Indy 500

Both have been hailed as the greatest race in the world – and both take place this Sunday. Each has a long and proud history and have been won by the greats of motor racing. But with American open wheel motor racing in a terrible state, does the Monaco Grand Prix outstrip the Indianapolis 500 […]

Banned: McLaren’s rear brake pedal

Of the dozens of technologies banned by F1′s governing body through the years, McLaren’s rear brake pedal stands out as one of the most unjust bannings. It was banned early in 1998 as McLaren made a stunningly dominant start to the year. Following a protest by Ferrari the system, that had previously been declared legal, […]

Beltoise scores his only win – and BRM’s last – at Monaco

1972 Monaco Grand Prix flashback

The 1972 Monaco Grand Prix was in many ways a strange affair. It produced the debut victory for a man who would never win again and the circuit was in a state of flux.

The Ben Evans Column: 2007′s fantastic four

Despite its lack of on-track excitement, this F1 season has so far provided a number of fascinating talking points. In particular the psychological battles between the four top drivers promise to be as intriguing as those between Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet twenty years ago. Coming into this season you would […]