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BTCC: Turner DQ’ed over Turkington collision

Darren Turner has been thrown out of the results of the third race at Brands Hatch on Sunday after being found guilty of causing an avoidable accident with Colin Turkington. The clash between the pair at Clearways forced Turkington out of the race. Seat’s appeal was rejected and Turner was given four points on his […]

Premier 1 GP v2.0

No, it’s not a late April Fool. Someone has dragged up the ‘motor racing-meets-football idea’ again. It was last heard of when a group of investors came up with the desperately naff ‘Premier 1 GP’ concept in the early ’00s. The ‘Superleague Formula’ proposes a 20 car series of single seater cars backed by football […]

IRL boss wants NASCAR alliance

John Barnes, the owner of Indy Racing League team Panther Racing, reckons the series would be better off as a support series to NASCAR: We would make it where we would race on Saturday to replace a Busch or ARCA race, and they (Nextel Cup) would race on Sunday. I have no problem being second […]

The Old Rumour Mill – April

This time twelve months ago the magazines were full of rumours about a Schumacher-Raikkonen ‘superteam’ at Ferrari. What a pity that never came to pass. Take a look at this and a few other predictions and expectations that were just a little wide of the mark…

Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 preview

The Sepang track appeared to be under threat until recent weeks when the Malaysian government confirmed they would do what they can to keep the race there. It’s good thing too because it’s one of Hermann Tilke’s better efforts as a circuit, with fast bends for drama and the vital mix of long, wide straights […]

Champ Car 2007: What’s going on?

The Champ Car World Series fires up this weekend but with only days to go there are still seats unfilled and top drivers without teams. The whole series seems to be in upheaval. Not only has the old Lola chassis been dumped for the new Panoz DP01, but practically every team is undergoing major change.

Proposed Singapore F1 street track layout

The final configuration of the Singapore F1 track has been revealed since this article was published Click here for a map and guide to the Singapore street circuit and click here for a video simulation lap of the track Singapore’s proposed Grand Prix street circuit includes two bridges and three-quarters of a roundabout. (Click image […]

Debate: Death TV

Debates and polls

The huge growth of internet video sites has made all manner of F1 footage readily available – even if it doesn’t meet with the approval of Formula One Administration.

IRL St Petersburg: Castroneves triumps for Penske

Helio Castroneves gave his Penske team a much needed shot in the arm with his victory on the streets of St Petersburg, following the Ganassi team’s rout at Homestead last weekend. Castroneves led most of the race much as Dan Wheldon did last week, winning from pole. It means the two drivers have won the […]

F1Fanatic launches Maximum Motorsport

I am delighted to announce the launch of Maximum Motorsport – the brand new site from the F1Fanatic stable. Maximum Motorsport covers a range of motor sports including GP2, A1 Grand Prix, Champ Car, Indy Racing, Formula Three and Touring Cars – and that roster will hopefully expand as the year goes on. Check out […]