How will BBC TV cover F1 in 2009?

Top Gear has launched a new Formula 1 blog but will the BBC?s hit motoring show play any role in the corporation?s coverage of F1 which begins in 2009? Speculation about a Top Gear-F1 link up has mounted after The Times ran a front page story suggesting Richard Hammond would front the BBC?s coverage which […]

British Grand Prix and F1 test sold out

The British Grand Prix is expected to have a three-day attendance of 240,000 this year as every ticket available has been sold. The first of three days of pre-race testing began today with the entire, albeit limited, allocation of tickets also selling out. However tickets for the Grand Prix are available on the internet and […]

Pictures: 2008 French Grand Prix


Here are 21 pictures from Sunday’s French Grand Prix including the Ferraris romping off at the start, jarno Trulli scoring an emotional podium for Toyota, and McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen pictured with a 1908 Benz Grand Prix car.

2009 F1 calendar expected tomorrow with French round at Magny-Cours

A provisional 2009 F1 calendar is expected to be announced tomorrow by Bernie Ecclestone according to Nigel Roebuck. Among the changes for 2009 will be the first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, announced last year. And on Sunday rumours came to light that Magny-Cours, host of the French Grand Prix, will get a second stay of […]

First drivers, now teams to pay more?

During the French Grand Prix weekend more rumours emerged about the behind-the-scenes discussions over the future of Formula 1 between the teams, the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone. According to Autosport the FIA is urging Ecclestone to increase the amount of money the teams receive from promotion and television rights. But with the FIA’s World Motor […]

FIA set to allow tyre warmers in 2009

The FIA is expected to back down from its proposed ban on tyre warmers for the 2009 F1 season at the World Motor Sports Council’s meeting on Wednesday. A ban on tyre warmers had been proposed for next year along with the re-introduction of slick tyres. However the FIA is now understood to believe that […]

David Coulthard: the driver debates

Red Bull?s David Coulthard is the second most experienced driver on the grid ?ǣ and is famously defiant when asked if he might retire soon. But after four seasons at Red Bull his place in the team looks under threat from the promising Sebastian Vettel. Should Coulthard keep his place in the team?

We are all weathermen now

What has been the biggest talking point on the Live Blogs during the past three races? Plenty has been said about the state of Lewis Hamilton?s driving and Max Mosley?s libido, but I think the most popular question is this: ??Is it going to rain???

2008 French GP Stats and Facts

Here’s a look at the facts and statistics from the French Grand Prix including another new world championship leader. Plus Kimi Raikkonen edges closer to a new record and Lewis Hamilton hits a career low.

Video: Pressure on Lewis Hamilton after error in French Grand Prix

The French Grand Prix went about as badly as it possibly could for Lewis Hamilton – and he has nobody to blame but himself for it. From the moment he got back behind the wheel of the McLaren at Magny-Cours it looked as though he was still working out the frustration from his humiliating crash […]