F1 sponsors hit by global recession

The world’s economy is still reeling from the traumas of September and October. F1 sponsors give $300m to F1 teams each year – but more and more of those companies are reporting huge profit falls and staff cut backs. Some are even falling back on their national governments for financial support. Could we soon see […]

40 ways to survive the off season p3/4

Here are ten more ways to ease your F1 withdrawal between now and March.

Links: Schumacher on Ferrari job

No Todt role for Schumacher

Did Bernie Ecclestone really pull the South African Grand Prix over apartheid?

The disquiet over Bernie Ecclestone’s remarks on racism that appeared in several newspapers recently has apparently calmed down after Ecclestone cleared things up with Lewis Hamilton and his family: I meant [the supporters who targeted Hamilton in Spain] were a joke, clowns… I’ve spoken with Lewis’s dad Anthony and he understands, everything’s fine. But some […]

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Lewis Hamilton and Barack Obama

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40 ways to survive the off-season p2/4

How are you coping with the F1 off-season? Here’s ten more ways to get through the months ahead.

Hamilton & McLaren celebrate (Pictures)


McLaren: not the pit lane’s party animals. But they let their (crew cut) hair down to celebrate Lewis Hamilton’s world championship title. Here’s a selection of pictures from Hamilton’s triumphant return to the McLaren Technology Centre.

Links: No save for British GP

Hamilton’s title doesn’t guarantee race

John Beamer?s tech review: Interlagos

Guest writer John Beamer of F1 Pitlane takes a final look at technical changes on the cars of 2008. The denouement of the Formula 1 season was certainly spectacular. As a story, the emotional roller-coaster and intense human drama of Interlagos easily eclipsed the technical innovation.

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