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When Hamilton raced Schumacher

Years in the future we may look back on Michael Schumacher’s retirement and say to ourselves, ‘if only he had raced for one more year – then we would have seen him compete with Lewis Hamilton’. Hamilton has a long way to go to become a great of Schumacher’s stature. But his performances in his […]

GP2 Asia & Speedcar join F1 roster

Two more new support races will feature at certain F1 events next year: a NASCAR-alike tin top racing series dubbed Speedcar and the new Asian GP2 series. They will support the Malaysian and Bahrain Grands Prix in March and April respectively next year. The new Formula BMW Europe series has already been confirmed as supporting […]

Indian Grand Prix set for 2010

The organisers of the Indian Grand Prix claim to have agreed terms with Bernie Ecclestone to hold a race in 2010. One of two sites near New Delhi will be chosen for the race. It is the latest in a string of new circuits set to join the calendar in forthcoming years. Next year new […]

Belgian GP 2007 facts & statistics

The stats from the Belgian Grand Prix make depressing reading if you’re not a Ferrari fan. But while the red team wrapped up the constructors’ championship – appeals notwithstanding – the figures underline that the racing is hardly unpredictable these days. Only on three occasions has the driver leading at the end of lap one […]

Debate: Should McLaren appeal against spying verdict?

After being hit with a record fine plus expulsion from the 2007 constructors’ championship, should McLaren lodge an appeal? It’s the only chance Ron Dennis has of clearing his name and the team’s. But it carries enormous risks with it – further unsavoury details of the espionage could come to light and the penalties imposed […]

Championship positions after the Belgian GP

Lewis Hamilton holds onto a tiny lead in the drivers’ championship as Ferrari clinch the constructors’ title. Kimi Raikkonen is 13 points behind and needs a slice of luck to overhaul both the McLarens if their reliability continues. Felipe Massa, 20 points behind, may have to give up on his world title dreams until next […]

Ferrari win 2007 constructors’ championship

Ferrari’s one-two in the Belgian Grand Prix gives them victory in this year’s constructors’ championship. The Italian team had trailed McLaren before the British team were excluded from the championship for using confidential Ferrari information. McLaren’s disqualification left Ferrari far ahead of new second placed team BMW. Links below.

Raikkonen clinches hat-trick of wins at Spa

2007 Belgian Grand Prix review

Kimi Raikkonen extended his run of Belgian Grand Prix victories to three in a row as Ferrari scored a dominant one-two.

First turn analysis: Spa

Ferrari front row, McLaren second row. So what kind of antics can we expect at Spa’s wide, but tight, first corner? It’s been fairly common this year to see the drivers who start on the racing line at an advantage. But at Spa the surface is new and the racing line crosses the grid hatchings. […]

Spa pit lane fears realised

The concerns over the narrowness of Spa-Francorchamps’ new pit lane were realised this morning following the second GP2 race. Following the race Racing Engineering’s Javier Villa stopped in the new pit lane and none of the cars behind him (which are similar in width to F1 cars) were able to get around. If a car […]