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Espionage case set to drag on

The news that the appeal hearing into the espionage case set for Thursday 13th has been replaced by a new hearing of the World Motor Sports Council is bad news for McLaren. The FIA has claimed a new hearing has been called because new evidence has come to light. It had earlier told McLaren that […]

Top ten… Races of the 2000s

When F1 is at its very best there’s no other sport than can match it for excitement. And even despite some of the dodgy rules that seemed design to make racing impossibly there have been some cracking races this decade. Here’s ten of them – and no, they’re not all wet races either!

Ferrari fight back for one-two at home

2004 Italian Grand Prix flashback

Over the final races of 2004 we often saw a very different Michael Schumacher. Was his crash at Monza the moment began to serious consider retiring from the sport?

2008 driver line-up almost set

The driver market for 2008 is settling down – although everyone is still watching to see if Fernando Alonso will storm out of McLaren (and away from Lewis Hamilton), to join his old team Renault. Several teams have now confirmed their 2008 line ups and are sticking with their current drivers – with the notable […]

One to watch: Kazuki Nakajima

One To Watch

Kazuki Nakajima has forged close connections with Toyota – arch-rival of Honda, who his father was connected with in F1 in the eighties.

Italian GP 2007 preview & TV times

Historic Monza is the scene of the next round of the championship with the title battle having closed up in Istanbul. Each of the three drivers chasing Lewis Hamilton made inroads on his lead in Turkey – Fernando Alonso is now five points behind, Felipe Massa 15 adrift and Kimi Raikkonen 17 behind. There are […]

The Old Rumour Mil – September

Eight years ago Rubens Barrichello’s move to Ferrari was confirmed. He happily gave the press quotes about how he would definitely be allowed to race Michael Schumacher, which later proved to be not entirely true…

Debate: Rubens Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello should break the record for the longest ever Grand Prix career next year, assuming he starts another nine races. Seeing as Barrichello has extended his Honda contract for another year, it looks as though Riccardo Patrese’s record for longevity will indeed be eclipsed by the Brazilian. He’s been a world championship runner-up twice […]

IRL Detroit: Title rivals in controversial clash

A controversial collision between title rivals Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti overshadowed Tony Kanaan’s win in the IRL race at Michigan. Dixon was knocked into a spin by a slowing Buddy Rice on the penultimate lap and appeared to deliberately steer his car into Franchitti’s. Franchitti managed to limp home sixth to take a three […]

BTCC Knockhill 3: Sheddon wins at home

Team Halfords were rewarded for the effort of re-building Matt Neal’s car after Brands Hatch with a one-two finish led by home racer Gordon Sheddon. But the championship fight between Jason Plato and Fabrizio Giovanardi will go down to the wire as Plato came home third with the Vauxhall driver fifth.