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“Classic Motorsport Routes” (Richard Meaden, 2007)

Something a little different in the reviews corner this week. This book shows you how to seek out and re-trace the great road racing circuits from motor racing history, including the former giant F1 tracks like Pescara and the Nurburgring Nordschleife. An F1 fan could get a few years’ worth of holiday destinations out of […]

Kovalainen, Rosberg and Sutil in running for ’08 McLaren drive

Lewis Hamilton has named the three drivers he thinks is most likely to be offered the seat alongside him at McLaren next season. Ashed who would drive alongside him next year Hamilton said: “[Nico] Rosberg, [Adrian] Sutil or [Heikki] Kovalainen. The most important thing is that he is a team player.” The trio from Williams, […]

F1 07 review: Renault

The world champions of the last two years had a dismal 2007. They failed to score a single win, never started from the front row, and it took until the 15th round for them to score their first podium. Why did it all go so badly wrong for Renault?

Fernando Alonso offered Renault drive for 2008

Renault boss Flavio Briatore has confirmed he has offered Fernando Alonso a drive at his former team in 2008. Alonso announced his departure from McLaren yesterday after a fraught year with the team that saw him fail to win a third consecutive drivers’ championship by a single point. Renault endured a torrid 2007, the sole […]

F1 in the blogs special: 50 opinions on 2007

Read 50 posts from the F1 blogging world on the sensational end to the 2007 season. Covering Kimi Raikkonen’s championship win, the fall out between Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso at McLaren, and loads more, this is what F1 bloggers made of the season…

F1Fanatic nominated for ‘Best Sports Blog’ – please vote!

F1Fanatic has been nominated for the ‘Best Sports Blog’ award in the 2007 Weblog Awards. This is an international competition and very hard to win, so just getting a nomination is very satisfying, but of course I want to win it outright! If you could spare a moment to vote for F1Fanatic I’d be very […]

Fernando Alonso to leave McLaren for 2008

2007 F1 season

Reports from Spain suggest that Fernando Alonso’s departure from McLaren for 2008 has been confirmed.

F1 07 review: Year in quotes

It’s been a years of big news – and big talking. Here is how they year unfolded from the mouths of the people who made it what it was, from Lewis Hamilton to Bernie Ecclestone, and Martin Brundle to Kimi Raikkonen.

F1 in the news 57: Hamilton effect boosts ITV

New advertisers are flocking to Formula 1 as the Lewis Hamilton effects boosts TV audiences. Meanwhile there’s more speculation over Fernando Alonso’s future – and Rubens Barrichello’s too. Here’s this week’s top F1 stories.

Debate: Who will Alonso drive for in 2008?

It’s the question on everyone’s lips which has ground the driver market to a halt. Fernando Alonso is contracted to McLaren for 2008. But their falling out this year has been so catastrophic, with Alonso seldom passing up an opportunity to condemn the team since the row at the Hungaroring, surely the Spaniard will be […]