Lewis Hamilton is still making the headlines this week – he’s going to have to get used to it. Kamui Kobayashi takes a Toyota for a spin and McLaren, not content with having nabbed a double world champion in Fernando Alonso, brought their last one back for some testing. This and more in the weekly … Continue reading F1 in the news
The appointment of Lewis ‘first black F1 driver’ Hamilton is unsurprisingly the number one story among F1 bloggers this week. But there are also those with plenty to say about the new green F1 and the state of F1 television. Read on for more in our weekly round-up. (All blog links external)
With most of the drivers in place for next year, let’s take a look at how the 2007 F1 season is shaping up. There are still two places left to fill: The question fo who will drive the second McLaren will be answered before Christmas according to Martin Whitmarsh, and there’s some speculation that it … Continue reading 2007: Who goes where part 4
All season long we’ve been polling the users of the Autosport.com forums on what they thought of each race as it happened. The Hungarian Grand Prix was the early-season favourite – but has it been surprassed by the thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix? With all the votes counted we can now reveal which were the most … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: Most popular race
The press begin their farewells to Michael Schumacher and although Lewis Hamilton is put on hold Peter Windsor is still championing him. Jenson Button, meanwhile, is told to buck up – by Bernie Ecclestone. Also in the F1 news this week circuits are in the spotlight as Imola looks set to miss out on a … Continue reading F1 in the news
The Japanese Grand Prix changed the complexion of the championships radically. Have a look at who can win what, and how, in our stats update.
The contrast between the headlines in last Monday’s papers and this week’s couldn’t be more stark. Fernando Alonso has gone from being all-but written off to virtually being declared champion by some papers. Michael Schumacher won admirers among even his sternest critics for his measured response to a heartbreaking late retirement. But quite a few … Continue reading Japanese Grand Prix 2006 Media Review
One thing is certain heading into this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix – if it’s better than last year’s it will be one of the greatest races ever. With the drivers’ and constructors’ championships almost unbelievably close the tension between the Renault and Ferrari camps is unreal – and it gets exponentially greater with each passing … Continue reading Japanese Grand Prix 2006 preview
Inevitably enough, no sooner has Lewis Hamilton’s name been linked with an imminent to switch to Formula One than the stories hailing the ‘first black Formula One driver’ have cropped up.
Michael Schumacher’s retirement is surely the biggest driver news story of the year. Unless Nigel Mansell is planning another comeback. That leaves only one top seat for 2007 left to be claimed – at McLaren alongside Fernando Alonso. With that in mind, let’s see how the teams and drivers for next year line up.
A once-in-a-decade weekend for Formula One as the most successful driver in the sport today – and of all time – retires. Take a look at how the British press reacted to the retirement of Michael Schumacher. Formula One should get this much coverage every Grand Prix weekend… Tags: f1 / formula one / grand … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review
The three-week summer break came at a pivotal moment in the 2006 championship. Fernando Alonso was within 19 laps of dealing a major blow to Michael Schumacher’s recovery in the title battle at the Hungaroring. But an errant wheel nut – the first mechanical failure in a race for either of the championship protagonists this … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix 2006 Preview
So Mark Webber will ‘return’ to Red Bull Racing – the team which, as Jaguar, he departed in 2004. And with Jacques Villeneuve officially out of BMW now is the time to take a second look at how the teams will line up in 2007.
Alex Wurz will return to full-time racing in Formula One for the first time since 2000 next year, as he will replace Mark Webber at Williams. The surprise move prompts speculation about the Webber’s future. Is manager Flavio Briatore about to parachute him in at Renault to replace Fernando Alonso? Could a shock move to … Continue reading Wurz gets race drive
With no word still on Michael Schumacher’s destination for 2007 paddock speculation is rife. The latest rumour emblazoned across the front of this month’s F1 Racing has Schuey in a BMW in 2008 in a deal worth $1bn to the German superstar. Let’s take a look at how the grid may line up next year:
How has the Bridgestone resurgence affected the title battles? Take a closer look at the championship situation with our detailed statistical analysis of the season so far. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
When I was younger my love affair with Formula One began in the late ’80s and early ’90s. What I miss most of all from those days (apart from not having to pay rent) was the great sense of anticipation I felt approaching a Grand Prix weekend. And as much as I still love F1 … Continue reading I ?â?ó?óÔÇ×?ó?é?Ñ GP2
This week’s Trackside was all about the British Grand Prix – but with the focus on GP2 star Lewis Hamilton who won the hearts of the crowd. At least, that is, those who weren’t engrossed in the football… Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Trackside: Home hero Hamilton steals the show (external) Tags: f1 / formula one … Continue reading Trackside: Here comes Hamilton
The annual game of ‘who goes where’ for next year is on hiatus until the truth about Michael Schumacher’s future is known – and that is not expected to come until September. F1Fanatic has it’s own view on what Schumacher will do, but team principles up and down the pit lane are wisely biding their … Continue reading Too many drivers, too few drives
Two papers this morning followed up the British Grand Prix coverage with interviews with the two drivers most likely to make their debuts in F1 next year. The Guardian picked Heikki Kovalainen, Renault’s test driver whom Nico Rosberg narrowly beat to the GP2 title last year. Kovalainen’s conventional racing credentials are strong (2004 World Series … Continue reading The new breed