Honda: 1963-2008 in videos part 1


Guest writer Journeyer charts the history of the three ages of Honda in F1 in this two-part video series. Honda’s sudden withdrawal from the sport has shocked F1. Honda was one of the few companies that held motorsport in high regard, entering F1 only three years after building their first car. Honda’s rich heritage makes […]

Ultimate F1 gifts guide 2008: Posh stuff

What’s the most expensive F1 present you can buy? Try a diamond-studded helmet, Paddock Club trip to Monaco, and a real F1 car for starters…

F1 links: Brundle on cost-cutting

Martin Brundle’s eight-point plan to save Formula One Martin Brundle: "The F1 feeder series, GP2, provides great racing entertainment for a team budget of £4m, rather than F1’s £200m. The FIA’s new F2 series is going to cost £250,000 per car. Taken to extremes, last weekend I watched Felipe Massa’s charity kart event where he, […]

Honda: a one-off or the first of many?

Did Honda drop its F1 team because it was performing too poorly to be worth keeping? Or are car manufacturers going to begin cutting their F1 teams, irrespective of how well they’re doing, to save money?

Ultimate 2008 F1 gifts guide: Clothes

Kit yourself out in F1 team colours. Here?s a selection of some of the more eye-catching items from the teams? merchandise lines.

Honda: 2006-2008 in pictures


Honda’s attempted return to Formula 1 racing as a full constructor lasted exactly 53 races. In that time it ascended to the top step of the podium and then plunged to the back of the field once again. After two seasons in the doldrums many expected the team to get back on its feet in […]

F1 links: More Honda fall-out

Scuderia Toro Rosso make approach for Jenson Button "Jenson Button was thrown a potential career lifeline today when it emerged that an approach had been made to him by Scuderia Toro Rosso, one of the few teams to have a vacant slot left for next season." (Thanks Andy for the link) Honda BSB plans secure […]

Sky news interview with me on Honda (with thanks to Sidepodcast)


I’ve been back on Sky News tonight talking about the fall-out from Honda’s F1 withdrawal: This video was very kindly encoded and uploaded by the Sidepodcast team (subscribe here) so big thanks to them.

Ultimate 2008 F1 gifts guide: Books

Where you’re after a new biography of Lewis Hamilton with all the 2008 bits in, a quality F1 book for a fan, or just a good old-fashioned hardback to curl up with on the sofa, this comprehensive guide to the best in new and recent F1 books will help yu pick the right title.

The official announcement from Honda and the FIA’s response in full

2009 F1 season

Honda president and CEO Takeo Fukui has officially announced the withdrawal of Honda from Formula One.

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