ITV drop live qualifying

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ITV will not be showing the qualifying session for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix live on terrestrial television, despite the action taking place early in the morning in Britain. The qualifying session will be screened from 5.30am-7.15am, but only on the digital channel ITV3. ITV1 will carry a tape-delayed replay of qualifying at 1.10pm, and … Continue reading ITV drop live qualifying

Just how good is Nico Rosberg?

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Seriously good, according to a facinating article on autosport.com. Scarily good, in fact. The article, which is only available to autosport.com subscribers, explains how quick he was relative to the leaders while running in traffic. From overtaking Yuji Ide’s Suepr Aguri on lap nine until the end of the race, he lost only 3.0 seconds … Continue reading Just how good is Nico Rosberg?

Going cold turkey

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So, how did you cope with five months without Formula One? Ben Evans shares his solutions to off-season boredom. The BBC stepped into the breach with some rather excellent alternatives to the lack of F1 action over the winter. First there was the Winter Olympics – complete with F1 action in the opening ceremony. Admittedly … Continue reading Going cold turkey

Vodafone fire their McLaren man

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The Guardian report today that Vodafone have fired the man responsible for their sponsorship arrangements with Formula One teams. Ousted marketing director Peter Bamford had arranged Vodafone’s sponsorship of Ferrari from 2002 (pictured). The mobile telecommunications giant will transfer their allegiances to McLaren from 2007. The move leads to inevitable speculation over whether Vodafone are … Continue reading Vodafone fire their McLaren man