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“Unraced… Formula One’s lost cars” (Sam Collins, 2007)

There’s a peculiar fascination with the worst of Formula 1. The great hopeless outfits of the early 1990s are a great source of comedy for F1 fans – whether it’s Andrea Moda sending Perry McCarthy out to qualify on wet tyres on a dry day at Silverstone in 1992, or Life’s farcically unreliable W12 engine […]

F3 Euro Mugello 1: Grosjean moves ahead

Romain Grosjean jumped into the championship lead with a dominant win at Mugello. Team mate Kamui Kobayashi held Sebastien Buemi off for second, while Buemi defended from Magny-Cours winner James Jakes.

Watching F1 in the cinema

Formula 1 made its big-screen live debut last weekend – 30 Vue cinemas showed the British Grand Prix live. I wasn’t able to go because I was at the race but my brother did. With F1 in the Cinemas rolling out across the country for the rest of his season, here’s what he told me […]

F1 in the blogs 35: The biggest Raikkonen fan?

I’m sure there’s plenty of competition for the title of Kimi Raikkonen’s No. 1 fan – but I think I’ve found a strong candidate. Plus a blogger from the US says good riddance to F1 – and why Jenson Button might be thinking the same.

This weekend’s F1 alternative: Indy Car Nashville

There’s no F1 race this weekend but there’s tons of other motor racing action going on around the world. My pick for this week is the Indy Racing League – but there’s plenty of other races for those of you who don’t like ovals…

Sebastian Vettel: better than Hamilton?

I’ve been scolding myself for days for not making a bigger fuss over Sebastian Vettel’s Grand Prix debut. So here it is, almost three weeks late. Vettel is hot stuff. Lewis Hamilton has seriously skewed our perceptions of what to expect of a rookie driver. He was only going to get more attention than Hamilton […]

F1 in the news 43: Ralf & Spa

In the F1 news this week Pitpass catch out Ralf Schumacher, Honda signs new staff and we’re not going to be banned from using the phrase ‘F1′. Which is a relief.

No F1 GP at Indianapolis in 2008

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced it will not be holding an F1 Grand Prix in 2008. The circuit owners had stipulated a deadline of July 9th for confirming a deal to hold the race. But circuit owner Tony George and F1 commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone failed to agree on the fee for the race. […]

Video: F1 tests at revised Spa

Video

Here’s four videos of F1 cars returning to action on the beautiful Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the first time since 2005. The new track features revised corners at bus stop and La Source designed by the omnipresent Hermann Tilke. Happily one of the greatest corners at F1′s best circuit – Eau Rouge – has been left […]

Top ten… F1 scandals

Top ten

The eyes of the F1 world are fixed on the twists and turns of the Ferrari-McLaren espionage scandal. F1 is no stranger to controversy – here’s ten of the juiciest from recent years…