One of the members of the FIA World Motor Sports Council, who will pass judgement in the McLaren/Ferrari espionage case in eight days time, made some interesting remarks to the AS newspaper of his native Spain. Here’s a translated portion: It is very hard to prove that McLaren used the information. Normally, and I hope … Continue reading Joaquin Verdegay’s unwise words (Updated)
An interesting post went up on ITV-F1’s forum on Monday. Reading between the lines, the gist of it was, “speculating what Nigel Stepney and Mike Coughlan might have done is not allowed on this board”: As you will appreciate, for legal reasons, we cannot allow user’s posts to include any speculation, potentially libelous or defamatory … Continue reading Stepneygate, sensationalism and censorship
Spyker have confirmed that their test driver Markus Winkelhock will replace Christijan Albers at this weekend’s European Grand Prix. Winkelhock will partner compatriot Adrian Sutil – the pair being among five German drivers on the grid at the Nurburgring. His father Manfred raced in F1 in the 1980s but was killed in a sports car … Continue reading Markus Winkelhock confirmed for Nurburgring
Honda have re-launched their F1 website with a video section bringing behind-the-scenes footage of the team to fans. The web TV channel includes a series of special features on the team presented by journalist Alistair Weaver. It also includes a section encouraging F1 fans to upload their own video content.
Is there anyone left in Britain who hasn’t set up a petition on the Downing Street home page? Certainly a few motor sport fans have been on there and set up a few petitions that are worth a look. (Don’t worry if you’re not British, just pretend you’re an ex-patriate). Just don’t expect any of … Continue reading Protest!
It’s the European Grand Prix this weekend and as ever we’ve got a selection of photos from past races available for you to download for your desktop. Enjoy!