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“Champion: Fangio” (DVD, 2002)

It’s fifty years since Juan Manuel Fangio won his fifth and final world championship. It took until 2003 for Michael Schumacher to surpass his haul of championship victories. He may have raced at the dawn of the world championship but a fair amount of footage of the great Argentinian’s career does exist. Plenty of which […]

Italian GP 2007 qualifying: McLaren lockout

Fernando Alonso took revenge for the pain of his 2006 Italian Grand Prix. He dominated qualifying for the race and seized pole position. Team mate Lewis Hamilton will join him on the front row of the grid as the McLaren pair delivered a stringing blow to Ferrari at the Scuderia’s home track. Felipe Massa fell […]

Video: F1′s other great punch-up

It’s one of the most famous clips of F1 video – indeed, of any sport. Nelson Piquet launched a barrage of punches at Eliseo Salazar after the backmarker took him out of the lead of the 1982 German Grand Prix. But what I’d never seen before was an equally entertaining video of another F1 fight […]

Have you been to the Italian Grand Prix?

We’re looking for Grand Prix fans who’ve been to the Italian Grand Prix at Monza to tell us about their experiences. Photo: GEPA Pictures Related links Share your experiences of visiting the Italian Grand Prix at Monza Share your experiences of visiting other Grands Prix Tags: f1 / formula one / formula 1 / grand […]

Espionage case set to drag on

The news that the appeal hearing into the espionage case set for Thursday 13th has been replaced by a new hearing of the World Motor Sports Council is bad news for McLaren. The FIA has claimed a new hearing has been called because new evidence has come to light. It had earlier told McLaren that […]

Top ten… Races of the 2000s

When F1 is at its very best there’s no other sport than can match it for excitement. And even despite some of the dodgy rules that seemed design to make racing impossibly there have been some cracking races this decade. Here’s ten of them – and no, they’re not all wet races either!

Grand Prix flashback: Italy 2004

Over the final races of 2004 we often saw a very different Michael Schumacher. Was his crash at Monza the moment began to serious consider retiring from the sport?

2008 driver line-up almost set

The driver market for 2008 is settling down – although everyone is still watching to see if Fernando Alonso will storm out of McLaren (and away from Lewis Hamilton), to join his old team Renault. Several teams have now confirmed their 2008 line ups and are sticking with their current drivers – with the notable […]

One to watch: Kazuki Nakajima

One To Watch

Kazuki Nakajima has forged close connections with Toyota – arch-rival of Honda, who his father was connected with in F1 in the eighties.

Italian GP 2007 preview & TV times

Historic Monza is the scene of the next round of the championship with the title battle having closed up in Istanbul. Each of the three drivers chasing Lewis Hamilton made inroads on his lead in Turkey – Fernando Alonso is now five points behind, Felipe Massa 15 adrift and Kimi Raikkonen 17 behind. There are […]