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“Chasing the Title” (Nigel Roebuck, 1999)

For many F1 fans, the week isn’t complete without grabbing five minutes to read Nigel Roebuck’s Fifth Column in Autosport. A shame, then, that he rarely finds the time to create an extended volume of his work such as this. “Chasing the Title” broadly covers anything and everything Roebuck chose to turn his mind to […]

Overtaking: Too much or too little?

In the past week we picked the fifty best overtaking moves (see below if you missed them). The difficulty of passing a rival on the track in Formula One, and the perceived lack of it, comes up time and again in criticisms of the sport. But is it really that serious a problem? And if […]

F1 in the blogs 14

Don’t miss our second-ever ‘Post of the Week’ – part of our round up of the latest on F1 from the blogging world. Featuring reaction to the McLaren launch, some surprising lap times from Super Aguri, and the latest controversial rules change…

F1 in the news 20

In the F1 news this week three old hands get back behind the wheel, the wise money’s on Lewis Hamilton but the even wiser money is in Bernie Ecclestone’s pocket. Plus a corruption scandal in China and some good old-fashioned Ferrari vs. McLaren gossip.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part V


The final ten of the greatest overtaking moves ever. And are any of these ten really all that much better than each other? Not by very much. By its very nature the history of Formula One is littered with exceptional racers doing exceptional things. And although it’s true that, today, aerodynamics, refuelling, team orders and […]

Heidfeld and Kubica up against Vettel

Ask yourself the following: You are Mario Theissen, spearheading BMW’s 2007 F1 campaign with established talent Nick Heidfeld and exciting young star Robert Kubica. You know that this year, on the Fridays before Grands Prix, you won’t be able to run three cars like you did in 2006 – the new rules state you can […]

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part IV


Ten more passes that made us blink is disbelief: including two moves on Alan Jones by Gilles Villeneuve and Michael Schumacher’s greatest overtaking move. The final top ten will be revealed tomorrow – don’t miss it!

More spy shots: Williams FW29 livery

Another F1 car breaks cover before its official launch. Here is last year’s Williams dressed up the new 2007 livery featuring AT&T and Lenovo sponsorship… Related links 2007 Renault R27 spy photos Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

The Ben Evans Column: Launches

These months are perhaps the longest of the year for racing fans. Spring, Summer and early Autumn are fine, every weekend you can gorge on a feast of racing action. Or, alternatively, stay in and watch the Hungarian Grand Prix. But January and February can be a little dull and frustrating. For this is the […]

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part III


FIA President Max Mosley famously said a few years ago that we should think of Formula One as a strategic event – “like a game of chess”, was his analogy. Poppycock. Drivel. Gobbledegook. Balderdash. We watch Formula One to see racing – to watch two drivers wringing every millisecond of performance from their machines, dicing […]