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Massa: P14 to P13

Felipe Massa qualified 14th and ended the race 13th – in the second fastest car in the field. How on earth did that happen? It looks like he had a fair slice of misfortune, but also missed crucial opportunities to help himself.

H???lkenberg wins F3 Masters as Grosjean stalls

Nico H???lkenberg won the prestigious F3 Masters race at Zolder after pole sitter Romain Grosjean stalled on the grid and was relegated to the rear of the field. The victory is a timely boost for H???lkenberg who has had a very mixed season in the F3 Euroseries, winning in the wet at Zandvoort last weekend, […]

Championship positions after the Hungarian GP

Lewis Hamilton has stretched his lead in the drivers’ championship – but McLaren may have scored nothing at all if the stewards’ verdict against them is upheld. Here’s the points for both championships as they stand.

Hungarian GP 2007 review: Hamilton edges out Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton won from pole position in the Hungarian Grand Prix – but it wasn’t the cruise to the flag many people expected. Kimi Raikkonen chased him around every lap of the Hungaroring. Fernando Alonso failed to make it onto the podium and lost more precious ground to his team mate after another controversial weekend […]

Another PR disaster for McLaren

McLaren’s PR problems have multiplied as the British press slammed them for their handling of the pit lane incident between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton yesterday. Both The Times and The Daily Mail claim that Hamilton and Dennis were involved in a furious argument. This is from The Times: Hamilton… exchanged angry words with his […]

GP2 Hungary Sprint: Who else but Villa?

It’s a GP2 sprint race so it must be a win for Javier Villa? Yes, but he had to work harder for it than he did at the Nurburgring or Magny-Cours. Adrian Zaugg took the lead early on before a collision with Roldan Rodriguez set up a battle between Villa and Adam Carroll. But it […]

“Formula One 1974: Down to the last race” (DVD)

Think of F1 racing in the 1970s and you imagine bizarre-looking cars with fat rear wheels, daubed in the gaudy colours of their sponsors. Unpredictable races, down-to the wire championship battles, and a different winner each weekend. In 1974, that wasn’t far from the truth, and this excellent DVD captures the spirit of those heady […]

The stewards’ full verdict on McLaren and Alonso

2007 Hungarian Grand Prix

Here’s the stewards’ decision on the McLaren qualifying controversy in full, accompanied by a few thoughts of my own. The stewards rejected key parts of Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s testimony over whether the Spanish driver deliberately held up team mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Alonso has been demoted from first […]

Alonso and McLaren punished by stewards

2007 Hungarian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from sixth instead of pole position and his McLaren team will not be eligible to score points.

Dennis says Alonso not to blame

McLaren boss Ron Dennis has claimed that Fernando Alonso delayed Lewis Hamilton in qualifying at the Hungaroring because the team told him to. Dennis said: They were out of sequence because Lewis should have slowed and let Fernando past. And he didn’t. He charged off. That’s how we got out of sequence. [Alonso] was being […]