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GP2 Hungary Feature: Carroll triumphs again

Adam Carroll underlined the fact that he belongs in single seater racing with his second win since returning to GP2 seven races ago. He triumphed in the sprint race that was interrupted by a frightening crash for Luca Filippi which the Italian fortunately escaped without injury. But championship points leader Timo Glock failed to score […]

Video: Alonso’s dirty trick on Hamilton (updated)

Fernando Alonso resorted to desperate tactics to prevent team mate Lewis Hamilton from taking pole position at the Hungaroring. If the relationship between the McLaren drivers was strained before it looks like degenerating into a bitterly fought battle now. It remains to be seen whether any disciplinary action might be taken. If Alonso is deemed […]

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes, Hungary, 2007 | Daimler Chrysler

Alonso’s tainted triumph

2007 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying review

As if McLaren didn’t have enough problems off the track – now one of their drivers has employed some extraordinarily unsavoury tactics against the other. Fernando Alonso deliberately delayed Lewis Hamilton in the pit box to prevent his team mate from setting his final lap. The Spaniard then took pole position off his team mate. […]

Briatore: ‘Throw McLaren out’ (updated)

Renault boss Flavio Briatore was waded into the spying row, alleging that McLaren had access to confidential Ferrari information much earlier than April this year. He demanded McLaren’s exclusion from the championship and also stated his objection to the introduction of engine control systems developed by Microsoft McLaren Electronic Systems for every team next year. […]

Kimi Raikkonen and James Hunt

Kimi Raikkonen entered a snowmobile race just before the start of the year under the pseudonym ‘James Hunt’. The fact that he chose Hunt’s name – a former world champion and renowned party animal – looked like a window into the real, fun-loving personality he keeps hidden behind the dull, monotonous front we’re used to […]

F1 in the blogs 38: Fangio’s finest

Read an interesting response to yesterday’s ‘Best Lap Ever’ post. Plus rumoured changes to the tyre rules for next year, why Alex Wurz is great, and someone in a monkey suit…

Video: Is contact between F1 cars OK?

Felipe Massa has spoken out about his dice with Fernando Alonso in the closing stages of the European Grand Prix. I’ve read his words back a couple of times and it honestly seems to me that he’s saying it’s OK for F1 cars to make contact while racing for position. Is that really what he’s […]

Video: Best lap ever


Jenson Button this week told F1 Racing editor Matt Bishop that he thought the two laps he drove at the start of the European Grand Prix two weeks ago were two of the best ever driven in the sport. That’s an enormously bold claim and very hard to back up without much video to support […]

Have you been to the Hungarian GP?

We’re looking for Grand Prix fans who’ve been to the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring to tell us about their experiences. Photo: Ferrari Related links Share your experiences of being at a Grand Prix at the Hungaroring Share your experiences of visiting other F1 circuits Tags: f1 / formula one / formula 1 / […]

F1 in the News 46: Lewis McHamilton

In the F1 news this week – is Lewis Hamilton really Scottish? No, I’m not joking… Plus a lap with Michael Schumacher, changes to the Sepang track, Nelson Piquet loses his licence, and lots more.