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F1 Racing vs Ralf Schumacher

When this month’s F1 Racing landed on my doorstep this morning, and I saw that Matt Bishop had done an interview with Ralf Schumacher, there was only ever going to be one article I would read first. It’s a particularly entertaining piece that I don’t wish to spoil for anyone who hasn’t seen it yet […]

One to watch: Javier Villa

One To Watch

The news that Spanish businessman Alejandro Agag is considering investing in Super Aguri could be very timely for young Spanish racing drivers like Javier Villa.

This weekend’s F1 alternative: WSR Spa-Francorchamps

Spa-Francorchamps has acted to solve some of the problems caused by its recent renovation – this weekend’s World Series by Renault round should reveal how successful they’ve been. The British F3 drivers were cutting the track at various places – can these faster, lower, more F1-like cars get away with doing the same? And how […]

F1 in the news 48: Alonso tipped for Renault

The bookies reckon if Fernando Alonso is to storm out of McLaren at the end of the year it will be to return to his former team Renault. Also in the news this week, work set to begin on the Singapore street circuit and a young Canadian scoops the Gilles Villeneuve award.

Spa acts to stop corner-cutting

Earlier this week I wrote about the problems Spa-Francorchamps were having stopping drivers from cutting corners on its revised track. Happily now the track has installed strips of grass between the track and the run-off at the new chicane in an attempt to stop drivers cutting it. They will be tested out at this weekend’s […]

Ten… Jobs for Ecclestone to do

Bernie Ecclestone is looking into buying football team Arsenal – one can only assume it’s because he doesn’t have enough F1 business to occupy his time. Well I’ve got some good news for him! Having sat down and given it some thought I’ve easily come up with ten tasks for him to get on with […]

One To Watch: Nico Hulkenberg

One To Watch

A new generation of German drivers are following in Schumacher’s footsteps. Nico Hulkenberg is next in line to follow them.

Debate: More street tracks good for F1?

Next year’s F1 calendar will include three street circuits – the most since the 1991 calendar took in Monte-Carlo, Adelaide and Pheonix. Are you glad to see F1 bringing the show right into the hearts of major cities? Or are street tracks slow and potentially unsafe gimmicks that belong in Champ Car and the Indy […]

Five Hamilton books for Xmas market

The Lewis Hamilton cash-in machine is running full steam with five biographies of the 22 year-old to hit the shelves in time for Xmas. And one of them even claims to know how the world championship will turn out. For attention-grabbing jacket quotes, it’s hard to beat this: Thrown in at the deep end ‘on […]

Marco Andretti (Meet the rookies)

With a surname like Andretti, how can he fail? This kid’s got to end up in F1 sooner or later. Whether he’ll sink like father Michael, or swim to the title like grandfather Mario, is the big, big question. It’s big, because it could also be the key to unlocking F1 popularity in the States.