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Commentating: How did I get on?

I’ve had a few emails and comments asking how I got on with my first attempt at commentating on a live race at Silverstone a few weeks ago. I’ve just posted a write-up plus some pictures at my other blog, Maximum Motorsport. Read about my commentating experience at Maximum Motorsport.

Commentating: it’s harder than it looks…

A couple of weeks ago I got a chance to make my live commentating d??but. I picked up the mike for the first time at Silverstone alongside my good mate Ben Evans who arranged the opportunity. We took up station in commentary booth one – that’s where ITV commentators James Allen and Martin Brundle call […]

2008 Spanish GP facts and stats

Here is a round-up of the facts and statistics from the Spanish Grand Prix, including the drivers’ and constructors’ championship tables. Spotted any more interesting stats? Then post a comment below.

Video: Stephane Ortelli survives horrific crash at Monza

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_yfiE9Esfg&t=25s Words just don’t do justice to how fortunate Stephane Ortelli was to survive this crash in the Le Mans Series race at Monza today. And the same goes for Allan McNish whose Audi R10 was missed by the flying ORECA Courage by mere centimetres. Ortelli lost control of his car on approach to the […]

Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari one-two

2008 Spanish Grand Prix review

Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa’s winning margin of 0.9s over Lewis Hamilton suggests the Spanish Grand Prix was a close run thing. It was anything but.

Bad safety car rules catch out Heidfeld

Formula 1’s ill thought-out safety car rules ruined Nick Heidfeld’s race today. The BMW driver was leading when the safety car came out following Heikki Kovalainen’s crash, and even though he had two laps of fuel to spare he was forced to pit while the pit lane was closed, meaning he incurred an unavoidable penalty. […]

Rate the race: Spanish Grand Prix

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Video: Heikki Kovalainen unhurt in major crash in Spanish Grand Prix

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Heikki Kovalainen was involved in a a heavy impact on lap 23 of the Spanish Grand Prix. Kovalainen waved and gave a thumbs-up to the crowd after being taken from the scene on a stretcher.

I will drop Sky if they don’t put Indy Car on live

Sky aren’t showing this evening’s Indy Car race live again, and once again it’s because they’re showing live NASCAR instead. On their many other sports channels at the same time they appear to be showing non-live events and even one non-sporting event (wrestling). When I got a SKy subscription a few years ago it was […]

Important rules clarification in Spain

The stewards at the Spanish Grand Prix made a decision this morning that every F1 driver will have to take notice of. In the GP2 sprint race they handed down a drive-through penalty to race leader Romain Grosjean for illegal defensive driving. It’s a topic that’s caused controversy in Formula 1 before and I’d be […]