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Super Aguri leave Formula 1

After months of doubt over their future, Super Aguri team boss Aguri Suzuki has finally bowed to the inevitable and withdrawn his team from Formula 1.

If Hamilton and Kubica want to race elsewhere they should be allowed to

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I wouldn’t complain if the F1 calendar grew to NASCAR-like proportions with 30-plus races per year. But given the expense of moving the cars from country to country, it doesn’t seem very likely. But why shouldn’t F1 drivers participate in more races besides Formula 1? In the past week both Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica […]

How many teams does F1 need?

Following the disappointing news that Honda are about to give their pet dog Super Aguri the Old Yeller treatment it looks as though Formula 1 will have just 20 cars for the rest of the season. When I first started watching F1 in 1989 the series had just set an all-time record for the largest […]

Hello to Sir Stirling Moss

I’m meeting Sir Stirling Moss on Wednesday for the first time for an interview for my motorsport column Trackside over at Autotrader.co.uk. I don’t mind admitting I’m a little bit nervous about meeting one of Britain’s greatest racing drivers. Words and phrases like “legend” and “national institution” are bandied around too freely, but all the […]

A1GP: Pictures from Brands Hatch

See below for some of my pictures from the Brands Hatch A1 Grand Prix weekend.

BTCC: Darren Turner gives Seat another diesel win

Seat made it two wins at Donington as Darren Turner headed home Tom Onslow-Cole and Jason Plato. But Fabrizio Giovanardi was running in the top three before an uncharacteristic msitae that almost dopped himself and team mate Onsloe-Cole out of the race. Giovanardi braked too late for the chicane at the end of the lap […]

BTCC: Giovanardi masters tricky conditions for stylish win

Jason Plato won the first BTCC race of today at Donington Park but the second race of the day was an absolute corker. Rain had begun to fall as the cars assembled on the grid and the original start was aborted as Andrew Jordan stalled his Honda Civic. Once the race finally got started Gordon […]

A1GP: Narain Karthikeyan denies Robbie Kerr in final race

Narain Karthikeyan gave India their second A1 Grand Prix victory, holding off Robbie Kerr to win the feature race at Brands Hatch. Kerr took the lead after the first pit stop by staying out a lap longer than Karthikeyan. The first stint had been interrupted by a massive crash triggered when Adam Khan (Pakistan) carelessly […]

Super Aguri barred from Istanbul track – are Honda killing their B-team?

According to reports a Super Aguri transporter has been barred from getting into the paddock at Istanbul. Autosport claims this is because the team will not be racing next weekend. Honda team principal Nick Fry told the magazine he does not believe the Weigl Group, who recently made a bid for the team, are able […]

A1GP: Switzerland are third series champions

Tom Dillmann, Marcel F?â?ńssler, Rahel Frey, Natacha Gachnang and Alexandre Imperatori all drove for Switzerland at one time or another in the 2007-08 championship. But it was Neel Jani who did the racing and won them the championship. Jani drove a canny campaign, regularly in the top ten, indeed only failing to get there in […]