F1 2006 Review: The year in pictures

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Relive the memorable moments of 2006 with 108 photographs from every round of the season. Including Jenson Button and Felipe Massa’s first Grand Prix wins, Michael Schumacher’s final victory in Shanghai, Jacques Villeneuve and Juan-Pablo Montoya’s last races and all the rollercoaster twists and turns of the 2006 championship – which was won in the … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: The year in pictures

Alonso vs Schumacher: The final chapter

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Tomorrow will see the final battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher – the two great drivers of Formula One today. With a fired-up Schumacher starting tenth and a conservatively-minded Alonso fourth the two must surely cross paths at some point during the Brazilian Grand Prix. It’s a terrible pity that this intense rivaly is … Continue reading Alonso vs Schumacher: The final chapter

Schumacher slammed in F1 Racing poll

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A survey conducted for the July issue of F1 Racing assessing the achievements of this year’s Formula One drivers saw Michael Schumacher severely criticised over his ‘moment of madness’ at Rascasse in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. The poll of top F1 insiders such as Max Mosley and Keke Rosberg saw half of the … Continue reading Schumacher slammed in F1 Racing poll

Spain ‘worst GP in 06’ so far

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F1Fanatic’s post-race polls of race popularity on the Autosport forum currently sees the Spanish Grand Prix ranked lowest of the first six races. The season opener Bahrain remains the most popular so far. The voting thread for the Monaco Grand Prix is currently open. Related links Autosport forum – Rate the Monaco Grand Prix (external, … Continue reading Spain ‘worst GP in 06’ so far

Pole #3 in a row for Alonso

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Virtually unnoticed amid the furore over Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso’s pole position at Monaco is his third in a row. Surprisingly, Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher have the same number of top-three starts. Mark Webber gaves Williams their best qualifying result of the year so far, and McLaren also profitted from Giancarlo Fisichella’s penalty to … Continue reading Pole #3 in a row for Alonso

Schumacher’s suspicious spin

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No question about what was the big talking point after Monaco Grand Prix qualifying. Michael Schumacher, already on provisional pole, speared into Rascasse and stopped short of the outside barriers, apparently unable to get around. Fernando Alonso, 0.3 quicker in the first two-thirds of the lap, had to back off and Schumacher kept the pole. … Continue reading Schumacher’s suspicious spin

Is Monaco dangerous?

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Rubens Barrichello and Juan Pablo Montoya gave interestingly different verdicts on whether the Monte-Carlo circuit is too dangerous in Wednesday’s press conference. Barrichello reckoned: It is a very difficult circuit and it is dangerous everywhere… I don’t think there is any place for overtaking and it is dangerous everywhere. But Montoya answered: Dangerous [parts]? There … Continue reading Is Monaco dangerous?