Yet another biography of Ayrton Senna. I’m not sure what niche Christopher Hilton has in mind with this, his sixth book on the Brazilian thrice-champion. But you can’t deny that Senna sells. The Whole Story compiles four of Hilton’s ealier biographies, the first two of which pre-dated Senna’s death in 1994. They are The Hard […]
Inevitably enough, no sooner has Lewis Hamilton’s name been linked with an imminent to switch to Formula One than the stories hailing the ‘first black Formula One driver’ have cropped up.
Max Mosley is not short of a critic or two. But no-one can seriously charge him with not taking safety in Formula One seriously – at least not since the terrible accidents on 1994. It was interesting, then, to see the reaction of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA) to the condition of the Monza […]
Have Fernando Alonso and Renault lost their grip on the championships? The statistics of the last few races paint a grim picture as Michael Schumacher has slashed Alonso’s lead to a perilous two points, and Ferrari have nosed past Renault in the Constructors’ Championship. Take a closer look at the situation with our post-race statistics.
Red Bull’s unique, free magazine is just one of the ways that the most PR-savvy of teams try to reach beyond the confines of the paddock to make contact with the too-often-neglected Formula One fan. Happily, the magazine is also available online, so now you can get your fix of taurine-powered journalism without going to […]
While the F1 world was still coming to terms with Michael Schumacher’s retirement announcement the news also slipped out that the Italian Grand Prix was Christian Klien’s last as a Red Bull driver. He will be free to drink whatever he pleases next year… The team’s test driver, 2005 Minardi racer Robert Doornbos, will take […]
A once-in-a-decade weekend for Formula One as the most successful driver in the sport today – and of all time – retires. Take a look at how the British press reacted to the retirement of Michael Schumacher. Formula One should get this much coverage every Grand Prix weekend… Tags: f1 / formula one / grand […]
For the second time this year I thought it would be interesting to take a cross-section of blogger opinion – this time, on Michael Schumacher’s decision to retire. (The last time I tried this was after the Monaco Grand Prix qualifying debacle…) From heartbroken fans, to delighted ‘antis’, to conspiracy theorists and more, every conceivable […]
Last week’s Trackside picked out some of the most memorable championship encounters in Formula One history as the battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher heats up. Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Trackside: Championship clashes (external) Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport