Which rookies deserve an ’09 seat? (Poll)

As reality TV becomes ever more pervasive perhaps one day motor racing fans will get to vote drivers in and out of different championships? Maybe it’s happening already somewhere? Votes in this poll won’t decide which of the 2008 rookies get to keep their seats but let’s see who we think has done the best […]

Fernando Alonso criticises McLaren again

2008 F1 season

Fernando Alonso has continued his criticism of former team McLaren Fernando Alonso has sparked fresh debate about his controversial season with McLaren last year by making several critical remarks about the team in recent interviews. I think he’s starting to sound a bit like Niki Lauda and David Coulthard… Alonso on McLaren Before the Hungarian […]

100 F1 race winners part 2: 1953-1958

The second part of the series looking at the 100 drivers to win F1 Grands Prix includes Britain’s first world champion, Mike Hawthorn. He’s one of four British drivers on this part of the list, the others being Peter Collins, Tony Brooks and Stirling Moss.

2009 F1 driver rumours: Alonso & Senna

The rumours about Fernando Alonso joining Honda appear to be gaining strength with some sources suggesting a deal has already been done. And several teams appear to be interested in signing Bruno Senna. Plus, Heikki Kovalainen was confirmed as a McLaren driver last weekend, for at least one more year, on what turned out to […]

Last-lap losers (p2/2)

Yesterday we looked at four races that ended with the leader losing the race on the last lap ?ǣ this after Felipe Massa came within three laps of winning the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. Here are four more tales of woe involving Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Mika Hakkinen and Kimi Raikkonen.

100 F1 race winners part 1: 1950-1953

I once heard that more men had been into space than had won an F1 race and apparently it’s true. Depending on what definition of ‘space’ you use between 475 and 484 men and women have been in outer space. Last weekend Heikki Kovalainen became the 100th driver to win a Formula 1 world championship […]

Last-lap losers (p1/2)

Poor Felipe Massa. Had his Ferrari engine gone three laps further he?d be sitting on top of the drivers? championship now. Formula 1 cars may be extremely reliable nowadays but they do break down occasionally. But it’s one thing to drop out of the race in the early stages – it’s quite another when you’re […]

2008 Hungarian Grand Prix stats

There were plenty of first in the Hungarian Grand Prix – a first time winner and a new face on the podium. Here’s a round-up of those and all the other interesting stats from the Hungarian Grand Prix.

2008 Hungarian Grand Prix pictures


Here’s a selection of 31 high-resolution pictures from the Hungarian Grand Prix. Including Heikki Kovalainen’s first win and Timo Glock’s first podium, plus Felipe Massa’s pass on Lewis Hamilton at the start and photographs from all the other teams.

Massa loses Hungary win to Kovalainen

2008 Hungarian Grand Prix review

Felipe Massa was three laps away from victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix – and the lead of the world championship – when a shock engine failure ended an excellent drive.