Future McLaren team mates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton were among the winners in yesterday’s BRDC awards. Button was handed one of his trophies by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, as the BRDC celebrated the extension of Silverstone’s Grand Prix contract. Button claimed four prizes including the BRDC Gold Star for top-performing British (or Commonwealth) driver … Continue reading Button leads F1 drivers in BRDC awards
The confirmation of the British Grand Prix on the 2010 F1 calendar yesterday confirms next year’s schedule will be the joint-longest ever. With the first Indian Grand Prix planned for 2011, F1 may soon see its first 20-race championship.
While the first half of F1’s sixth decade will be remembered for the crushing dominance of Michael Schumacher, the second half was much less predictable. I know I’m as guilty as anyone of complaining about the odd duff race too much when I should be talking up the great moments F1 gives us. So let’s … Continue reading What was F1’s best race of the decade?
The 2010 Football World Cup will be broadcast in 3D next year by Sony. Up to 25 matches in the 64-game series will be available in 3D. F1, meanwhile, has still not embraced the last generation of broadcasting technology: high definition.
Alan Henry claims on the Guardian’s website that the British Grand Prix will be on the 2010 F1 calendar and stay there until 2014. The story claims a five-year deal with Silverstone to host the British Grand Prix has been struck and will be announced tomorrow. That would coincide with the race-holding British Racing Drivers’ … Continue reading 2010 British Grand Prix deal done (updated)
Felipe Massa won a kart race in Brazil for the second weekend in a row. This time it was the 500 Milhas Granja Viana race, which he won with F1 2010 hopeful Lucas di Grassi and Stock Car Lights driver Julio Campos. Rubens Barrichello, who won last year’s Granja Viana, placed third in a five-man … Continue reading Massa and di Grassi win 500 mile kart race
I’ve updated the biographies for each of the 25 drivers who started an F1 race in 2009. You can find them all below: McLaren Lewis Hamilton Heikki Kovalainen Ferrari Felipe Massa Kimi R?â?ñikk?â?Ânen Luca Badoer Giancarlo Fisichella BMW Robert Kubica Nick Heidfeld Renault Fernando Alonso Nelson Piquet Jnr Romain Grosjean Toyota Jarno Trulli Timo Glock … Continue reading 2009 F1 driver biographies updated
BMW have announced details of the categories they will be racing in during 2010 having pulled out of F1. Far from pulling out of motor racing entirely the company is expanding its GT racing programme, leaving you to wonder what these other categories offer which F1 does not.
One year ago today, Honda announced it was putting its F1 team up for sale. In the 12 months since then their successors, Brawn, stunned us by not only surviving but by dominating the first half of the season and ultimately bringing home both world titles. It may have been called a ‘fairytale’ but there … Continue reading Brawn GP: One incredible year (Video)