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Championship standings after the Turkish GP

The revised drivers and constructors championship standings after the Turkish Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton’s lead has been cut to five points over team mate Fernando Alonso. Ferrari’s Felipe Massa moves back ahead of team mate Kimi Raikkonen, and is 15 points behind Hamilton.

Massa triumphs in Istanbul as Hamilton suffers setback

2007 Turkish Grand Prix review

Felipe Massa kept team mate Kimi Raikkonen at sword’s length for the entire race to repeat his triumph at the venue where he took his first victory last year.

WTCC Oschersleben: Seat takes first diesel win

Yvan Muller gave Seat a historic win for its diesel-powered Leon at only the second outing for the car. He passed team mate Gabriele Tarquini early in the race after a restart following two crashes on the first lap.

GP2 Turkey Sprint: Glock back on top

Timo Glock took the lead of the GP2 championship back off Lucas di Grassi with an untroubled win the sprint race at Istanbul. Having won yesterday’s feature race di Grassi failed to score after picking up a drive-through penalty in the sprint event.

“Lewis Hamilton: A Dream Comes True” (Brian Belton, 2007)

Yes, that’s right, it’s the first biography of Lewis Hamilton and it’s out before the season’s even finished. It’s written by Brian Belton, a youth worker who met a young Hamilton and has kept an eye on the British star’s career for more than ten years. He says he’s written the book from a fan’s […]

New row over McLaren ECUs

F1 team bosses are split over the new Electronic Control Units set to be introduced into F1 next year.

GP2 Turkey Feature: di Grassi takes title lead

Lucas di Grassi took his first win of 2007 and the championship lead along with it. He profited from poor luck for title rival Timo Glock who narrowly missed out on a podium finish after a stirring drive. Giorgio Pantano finished second ahead of Adam Carroll who scraped across the line ahead of Glock.

Turkish GP 2007 qualifying: Massa back at the front

Felipe Massa will start the Turkish Grand Prix from pole position for the second year in a row after an exciting and (thankfully) controversy-free qualifying session. Tomorrow offers the prospect of another battle between the Brazilian and Lewis Hamilton, who share the front row of the grid after a late surge from the Briton. Kimi […]

F1 in the blogs 41: Backlash

The backlash against the Hamilton-Alonso feud got very bitter in the three-week break following the Hungarian Grand Prix – and it’s the subject of today’s Post of the Week. Also in the F1 blogs: the cost of F1, the cost of missing your braking point at Spa, and a Michael Schumacher you can lick. Yes, […]

Have you been to the Turkish GP?

We’re looking for Grand Prix fans who’ve been to the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul to tell us about their experiences. Read about my visit to Istanbul Park last year. Links below.