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?
Kazuki Nakajima has forged close connections with Toyota – arch-rival of Honda, who his father was connected with in F1 in the eighties.
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Darren Turner was chased across the finishing line by Colin Turkington for a second time today but Fabrizio Giovanardi kept in the title hunt by taking third. Giovanardi survived heavy contact with Gordon Sheddon to take third off Jason Plato. Sheddon also got ahead of Plato as Giovanardi slowed the pack and defended his position. […]
Despite a long break since his win in the last race at Zandvoort, Maritn Tomcyk was on top form at the Nurbugring and cruised to a second win. Bruno Spengler kept himself in the title hunt with a useful second on a day when Audi appeared to have the upper hand.