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Damon Hill, Williams-Renault FW16, Spa-Francorchamps, 1994

Ten worst… chicanes

Top ten

Trees get Dutch Elm Disease. Rabbits get myxomatosis. F1 circuits get Chicane Blight. Here’s ten of the worst.

Prost Jnr joins A1 Team France

Nicolas Prost, son of four times F1 champion Alain, will be France’s rookie driver in the forthcoming A1 Grand Prix season. The 26 year-old currently races in Spanish Formula Three – he is third in the championship but hasn’t won so far this year. He will compete in the rookie test sessions and may be […]

F1 retirees head for NASCAR

The NASCAR Home for Retired Formula One drivers is set to welcome two new residents. Jacques Villeneuve has been hovering on the outskirts of the series since his dismissal from BMW last year. And Toro Rosso refugee Scott Speed is tipped to join Red Bull’s NASCAR squad. Juan Pablo Montoya left MclAren to join NASCAR […]

Three-way title fight in Japanese F3

With five races left in the All-Japan Formula Three series the title will likely be won by one of three drivers. Home racer Kazuya Oshima has a seven-point lead after victories in the last three rounds. He is seven points ahead of Roberto Streit, a Brazilian driver in his fourth season of F3. Streit has […]

Changing my mind about Massa

If you’d told me five years ago that Felipe Massa would be a serious contender for the 2007 world championship, I wouldn’t have believed you.

Debate: Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso just racked up his 100th Grand Prix appearance so it seemed like a good opportunity to have a discussion about the Spanish double champion. Alonso has a rack of impressive achievements under his belt – youngest pole sitter, youngest race winner and youngest driver to win two championships. But we;ve seen another side […]

Hamilton faces media backlash

In the future when even more biographies of Lewis Hamilton are being written, and the authors wonder at what point did the adulation of Hamilton in the press start to turn sour, that moment was now. Hamilton spoke out against the harassment he has received from some elements of the press over the Turkish Grand […]

2007 Turkish GP facts and stats

The Turkish Grand Prix might not have been a thriller but it was a pot-boiler of a result for the world championship – the top four drivers coming home in the reverse of their championship positions closed things up nicely. Here are the facts and statistics from the Turkish Grand Prix.

IRL Infineon: Dixon takes title lead

What had been a pedestrian Indy Racing League round at Infineon Raceway came alive in the final laps when runaway leader Dario Franchitti clashed with team mate Marco Andretti. That let rival Scott Dixon in to snatch the win and the lead of the championship in dramatic style. Franchitti clung on to take third after […]

British F3 Thruxton 2: Mustonen’s turn to triumph

Thruxton served up two debut winners as Atte Mustonen scored his first British F3 victory to match the feat of Double R team mate Stephen Jelley in the first race. Niall Breen finished second ahead of Rodolfo Gonzalez who got onto the podium for the first time. Once again championship leader Marko Asmer had a […]