The Monaco Grand Prix was everything and nothing that F1 should be. The glamour and sheer exhilaration of the cars flying around the streets was tempered by the shameless commercialism of the event and the total absence of overtaking. The darling of the British press Lewis Hamilton believes he was robbed of the win by … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column – Thoughts on Monaco
Anthony Davidson made two criticisms of the race stewards at the Monaco Grand Prix. Ordinarily you’d dismiss this as the whingeing of a driver who didn’t get the job done. But he’s actually right on both counts. The stewards failed to discipline two drivers who cut part of the course. And it strongly looks as … Continue reading Bad rule calls screwed Davidson’s race
F1Fanatic presents the first ever F1 Cool Wall. Shamelessly ripped off from Top Gear the F1 Fanatic cool wall tells you what’s hot and what’s not in Formula 1. Ron Dennis, BMW, Jude Law and more are on the wall this time. Read on to find out where…
The battle for pole position at Monte-Carlo was a private McLaren affair from start to finish. After a three round battle between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton the world champion came out on top. Plus there was a bonus for the team when Kimi Raikkonen damaged his Ferrari and consigned himself to 16th on the … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – McLaren lock-out
Suddenly, street circuits are all the rage. It’s as if Bernie Ecclestone gets all his ideas from the Champ Car World Series. Mind you, that is where the ideas for refuelling and safety cars doubtlessly came from. Anyway, more street circuits will soon be a feature of the F1 calendar and when you consider the … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix 2007 preview
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Even a refuelling fire couldn’t stop Felipe Massa from scoring his second Grand Prix win in a row. But it is Lewis Hamilton that leads the drivers world championship having finished second – even though the rookie driver hasn’t won a race yet this year. Fernando Alonso gambled his race on a risky move at … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix 2007 review: Massa wins, Hamilton leads
Felipe Massa snatched his third pole position in a row from under the nose of Fernando Alonso in front of the Spanish crowd. It was the final act in a closely fought duel for pole position between McLaren and Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen heads Lewis Hamilton on the second row.
If Bernie Ecclestone thought no-one would notice that he left a San Marino-sized hole in the 2007 calendar, he was wrong. The championship may have got off to a sparkling start with three different winners, three different championship leaders, and the magnificent debut performances of Lewis Hamilton, but all that momentum has dissipated in the … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix 2007 preview
Lewis Hamilton is deservedly in the limelight for his record-breaking exploits in Bahrain. But fellow British racer Anthony Davidson also set a record in the last race – a most unusual and obscure one somehow befitting the cult status of his Super Aguri team. Find out about Davidson’s achievement and all the other landmarks that … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 facts & statistics
Felipe Massa answered his critics in the best possible way with a clean and error-free drive to his first win of the season in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Felipe Massa put his Ferrari on pole for the second race in a row after leading every phase of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. It sets up a fascinating race tomorrow as Lewis Hamilton joins him on the front row to rejoin their battle in the Malaysian Grand Prix last weekend. Team mates Kimi … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa leads again
You wait three weeks for a Grand Prix, then two come along at once. Enjoy it while it lasts, though, for there’s a painful one-month wait for the next race after Bahrain. Already the championship battle is looking promising if McLaren can sustain the threat to Ferrari. But was the Scuderia’s disappointing day in Malaysia … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 preview
A last-gasp lap from Felipe Massa seized pole position from Fernando Alonso in the dying stages of qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Kimi Raikkonen lines up third ahead of Lewis Hamilton, while Nico Rosberg took an excellent sixth for Williams.
The Sepang track appeared to be under threat until recent weeks when the Malaysian government confirmed they would do what they can to keep the race there. It’s good thing too because it’s one of Hermann Tilke’s better efforts as a circuit, with fast bends for drama and the vital mix of long, wide straights … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 preview
After the months of anticipation the opening shots of 2007 were fired in what was a very ordinary Australian Grand Prix. There was little ‘racing’ to speak of and the front-of-field positions running the same form as they did at the end of 2006 – apart from Honda. Despite the absence of on-track excitement there … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column: Musings on Melbourne
Which team took their best ever qualifying position? Which rookie took his team-mate to the cleaners? And just how far ahead are Ferrari. All the stats and facts from the first race of the year are here.
Kimi Raikkonen took a magnificent pole position on his debut for Ferrari with McLaren and BMW in close attendance. But the first qualifying session of the year threw up plenty of surprises. The bubble burst for Felipe Massa as an apparently self-inflicted car failure left him 16th. Heikki Kovalainen managed only 13th and Super Aguri … Continue reading Australian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying
Fancy a flutter on the first race of the season? Or planning a punt on the championship winner at this early stage? Felipe Massa may have set tongues wagging with his fast testing times but the bookies are unmoved – ranking his new team mate Kimi Raikkonen as favourite to win both the opening round … Continue reading F1 2007 Preview: Place your bets
Every F1 driver – even those at the back of the grid – has been successful. But some have tasted the sweet nectar of victory more recently than others. Felipe Massa is the driver who has won a major race most recently – 141 days ago. But who has been waiting nine and a half … Continue reading F1 2007 Preview: Their last wins