Felipe Massa’s 2008 season in pictures


Felipe Massa may not have won the world championship but he won praise for his dignity in defeat. He rallied from a poor start to the season to make a convincing championship challenge and forced his critics to revise their opinions of him. This is his year in pictures.

$4,378,133 – the price of a point in 2008

Ferrari is the F1 team that made the best use of its budget in 2008. The constructors’ champions spent $2.4m per point this year – less than any of its rivals. At the other end of the scale, Force India and Super Aguri (deceased) failed to score at all, giving no return on their comparatively […]

Links: The Schumacher song

Does anyone know the words?

40 ways to survive the off season p4/4

If you’ve not already figured out how to make it to March without going crazy, here are ten more ways to sate your F1 craving this off-season.

2008 F1 DVD pre-orders open

Season review DVD coming soon

F1 sponsors hit by global recession

The world’s economy is still reeling from the traumas of September and October. F1 sponsors give $300m to F1 teams each year – but more and more of those companies are reporting huge profit falls and staff cut backs. Some are even falling back on their national governments for financial support. Could we soon see […]

40 ways to survive the off season p3/4

Here are ten more ways to ease your F1 withdrawal between now and March.

Links: Schumacher on Ferrari job

No Todt role for Schumacher

Did Bernie Ecclestone really pull the South African Grand Prix over apartheid?

The disquiet over Bernie Ecclestone’s remarks on racism that appeared in several newspapers recently has apparently calmed down after Ecclestone cleared things up with Lewis Hamilton and his family: I meant [the supporters who targeted Hamilton in Spain] were a joke, clowns… I’ve spoken with Lewis’s dad Anthony and he understands, everything’s fine. But some […]

2008 Weblog Award nominations

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