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Will Setanta grab high-def F1?

An emerging player in British television broadcasting could have an important role to play in whether UK viewers get to see Formula 1 in high definition any time soon. Last week Bernie Ecclestone confirmed that F1 will be available in HD by the end of 2007. But means will have to be found for each […]

Monaco Grand Prix wallpapers

With the Monaco Grand Prix coming up this weekend we’ve got a selection of photos from past Monaco Grands Prix available for you to download for your desktop. Enjoy! Related links Monaco Grand Prix wallpapers More F1 wallpapers Tags: f1 / formula one / formula 1 / grand prix / motor sport

Why Britain should share its Grand Prix

When Bernie Ecclestone suggested to the British Racing Drivers’ Club that they share the running of a their Grand Prix with France, the idea understandably got short shrift. And the arrival of Lewis Hamilton on the scene is not likely to have made them change their minds. But sharing the British Grand Prix between two […]

Monaco Grand Prix 2007 preview

Suddenly, street circuits are all the rage. It’s as if Bernie Ecclestone gets all his ideas from the Champ Car World Series. Mind you, that is where the ideas for refuelling and safety cars doubtlessly came from. Anyway, more street circuits will soon be a feature of the F1 calendar and when you consider the […]

Two Lewis Hamilton kart videos


Some excellent footage has emerged on Youtube of a young Lewis Hamilton honing his craft. The first shows Hamilton (#1 kart) racing in cadet karts at Buckmore Park and pulling off a stunning move to sweep from fourth to first on the final lap and win:

Debate: 2.2-litre V6 turbos for F1?

A turbo F1 car with a 2.2-litre V6 engine running on bio-ethanol, limited to 10,000 rpm and 770hp with traction control, four wheel drive and 13 seconds of power boost per lap. Does this sound like a realistic vision of the future of F1 to you?

WTCC Valencia 2: Thompson doubles up

James Thompson triumphed in what was easily the best world touring car race of the year. He added a second victory to the one he earned earlier in the day. Thompson stormed through to win from eighth while BMW team mates Jorg Muller and Andy Priaulx disputed second place.

DTM Lausitzring – Hakkinen wins amid chaos

Mika Hakkinen took his second DTM victory after a chaotic race at the Lausitzring. A safety car period in the middle of the race threw the running order up in the air but the Finnish twice World Champion prevailed. Behind him an inspired Paul di Resta finished second to take the championship lead in his […]

WTCC Valencia 1: Lights-to-flag win for Thompson

James Thompson gave N Technology their first win of the year after converting his pole position into a victory. He is the fifth new winner of 2007, but the sudden competitiveness of his Alfa Romeo probably owed more to the fact that he wasn’t carrying any success ballast. Championship leader Augusto Farfus failed to score […]

“Formula One 1972: Fittipaldi’s Year” (DVD)

If you thought the four-week gap between the Bahrain and Spanish Grands Prix this year was interminable, in 1972 the first two rounds were two months apart! Emerson Fittipaldi would win the championship, becoming the youngest driver to do so until Fernando Alonso in 2005. This DVD gives a reasonably detailed account of the season […]