The 2006 championship was contested by 27 different drivers, 18 of which entered every race. Which ones impressed and which ones struggled? We rate all 27, starting with the first 17 today and looking at our top ten drivers in detail tomorrow.
Franck Montagny articles archive
F1 Stats Update: ChinaPosted on
Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher are tied at the top of the championship table – but they wouldn’t be if the sport were still using the pre-2003 points system. Take a statistical look at the 2006 championship so far in our post-race stats update.
2007: Who goes where part 3Posted on
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.
F1 06 (PlayStation 2)Posted on
SCEE have released the annual update to the only official Formula One game. As ever, it’s exclusive to the PlayStation, and decidedly ‘arcade’ style rather than a detailed simulation. It has all the latest teams and drivers – but is it actually any good?
In praise of Franck MontagnyPosted on
The news that Super Aguri have given Franck Montagny a one-race stay of execution to contest his home Grand Prix this weekend is bittersweet. Montagny has laboured away with a four year old car as well as a rookie could be expected to, and far better than Yuji Ide did, but commercial pressures upon the … Continue reading In praise of Franck Montagny
Drivers half-season report – Part 1Posted on
The Canadian Grand Prix marked the halfway point in the 2006 season, which seems a worthwhile time to take stock of how the drivers are faring up and down the pitlane. Don’t miss the second part coming up before the United States Grand Prix. Tags f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
Monaco Grand Prix 2006 PreviewPosted on
Last year saw one of the better Monaco Grands Prix in recent memory. With drivers forced to nurse a single set of tyres for the duration of the race, we even saw some overtaking – ordinarily unheard of at the principality. With tyres changes back on the menu the chances of similar entertainment this year … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2006 Preview
Who should have got a drive?Posted on
Team managers should take a risk on a young talent.