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Spanish Grand Prix 2007 facts & statistics

It’s another historic day thanks to Lewis Hamilton – the rookie driver having taken the championship lead in his fourth race without even winning one yet. But if this were 2002 Felipe Massa would be leading the title race. Read on for all the killer stats from the Spanish Grand Prix.

Spanish Grand Prix 2007 review: Massa wins, Hamilton leads

Even a refuelling fire couldn’t stop Felipe Massa from scoring his second Grand Prix win in a row. But it is Lewis Hamilton that leads the drivers world championship having finished second – even though the rookie driver hasn’t won a race yet this year. Fernando Alonso gambled his race on a risky move at […]

F1 will get HD coverage this year

Bernie Ecclestone has finally confirmed that F1 fans will be able to watch the sport in high definition later this year. It is not clear whether or when ITV will be able to broadcast the HD feed for UK viewers, but ITV Sport did acquire the necessary equipment earlier this year. Global satellite broadcasting company […]

GP2 Barcelona sprint: Glock to the front

Timo Glock took the GP2 victory he’s been threatening all year by scorching through to first from eighth at Barcelona. He became the fourth different driver to win in the first four rounds of GP2. Behind him Javier Villa impressively kept pace with the leaders to hold second.

GP2 Barcelona feature: Senna’s first win

Bruno Senna took his first win in GP2 with a consummate drive at the Circuit de Catalunya. He took advantage of a strategic mis-step by Timo Glock and the ISport team. Glock led the race from pole position but chose not to make his compulsory pit stop early following a safety car period. A series […]

“Driven to win” (Nigel Mansell & Derek Allsop, 1988)

You either love or hate Nigel Mansell. Me, I watched my first Grands Prix in 1989 when he was racing for Ferrari and I was instantly spellbound by his relentless attacking style. The Brummie whine for which he was notorious out of the cockpit didn’t register on my eight year-old adulation of all things Mansell. […]

Spanish Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa’s hat trick

Felipe Massa snatched his third pole position in a row from under the nose of Fernando Alonso in front of the Spanish crowd. It was the final act in a closely fought duel for pole position between McLaren and Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen heads Lewis Hamilton on the second row.

The Ben Evans Column – Troubled touring cars

The Bank Holiday’s absence of F1 action gave me a chance to catch up on some Touring Car action for the first time this year and to be honest it was depressing viewing. Whilst televised tin-top racing has long been flattered by clever editing and trick regulations, the big three series (BTCC, WTCC and DTM) […]

F1 in the blogs 27 – Sepang not up to scratch

One Malaysian blogger has taken it upon himself to find out if the Sepang circuit really is in as bad a condition as Bernie Ecclestone says. Also this week Michael Schumacher returns, Christian Klien eyes a race seat and the FIA eyes a reduction in downforce.

F1 in the news 34: Beemer’s got a brand new wing

BMW are the third team to bring a new front wing to the Spanish Grand Prix and the revised configuration will be used today. Also Singapore and Silverstone look under threat for the future, and Super Aguri unleash poultry power.