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Return of the street fighters

For the first time since the 1980s Formula 1 has a trio of street circuits on the calendar. Monte-Carlo this weekend will be followed by the Valencia and Singapore street circuits later in the year. And Bernie Ecclestone has indicated he wants more street circuits in the future, including moving the French Grand Prix to […]

BTCC: Plato fights back with Thruxton win

Jason Plato stuck the nose of his Seat Leon into the lead in the third BTCC race at Thruxton and kept it there – despite a robust attack from an unlikely source: Andrew Jordan’s Honda Intergra. Plato hit the lead at the expense of Gordon Sheddon, who lost his early advantage due to a puncture […]

WTCC: Menu leads Huff in Chevrolet 1-2

Chevrolet romped to victory in the second WTCC race at Valencia with Alain Menu converting pole position into victory ahead of race one winner Rob Huff. Andy Priaulx got ahead of Menu at the start but within a few laps the superior pace of the Chevrolet told and Menu molved back ahead. Rob Huff made […]

BTCC: Two wins for Onslow-Cole at Thruxton

Tom Onslow-Cole has given himself the perfect present for the birthday he celebrated on Friday by winning the first two BTCC races of the day at Thruxton. In both events he ran second before the leader dropped back with a puncture. In race one it was Gordon Sheddon who led the way in his Honda […]

Video: Four decades of Monaco onboard

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The famous Monte-Carlo street circuit has held the Monaco Grand Prix since 1929, and was on the first world championship calendar in 1950. Since those early days the track has evolved, sprouting new corners, shifting its pits between three different locations and being completely overhauled to improve safety. The onboard videos from the 1970s up […]

WTCC: Huff leads Chevrolet resurgence at Valencia

After a processional few races in South America the World Touring Car Championship put on an entertaining battle at Valencia in Spain. Rob Huff burst through to win in his Chevrolet having escaped a penalty for overtaking pole sitter Yvan Muller at the rolling start. Huff then dropped back to third, but passed the leading […]

2008 Turkish Grand Prix notes

Here are my notes on the Turkish Grand Prix including how Lewis Hamilton lost the race on Saturday, what happened to the BMWs, and how much trouble Nelson Piquet Jnr is in. Plus when was the last time we saw a pass for the lead in a dry race?

2008 F1 testing round-up 12: Paul Ricard

The ten remaining Formula 1 teams spent Wednesday to Friday testing at Paul Ricard, former home of the French Grand Prix. It was very much a test in two parts, with the teams testing high-downforce configurations for the Monaco Grand Prix, the next round of the championship, and low-downforce settings for the Canadian Grand Prix […]

Mosley makes lurid new claims in desperate bid to stay in power

Max Mosley has written to the presidents of the FIA motor sport clubs around the world in a new attempt to press his case and avoid a motion of no confidence in him at the Emergency General Meeting on June 3rd. Grandprix.com claims to have seen the letter and has published a portion, describing the […]