Hamilton penalty: FIA closes the stable door after the horse has bolted (Video)

12 Sep 2008 |

Five days after the Hamilton penalty controversy the FIA has announced how drivers should behave if they cut a corner and gain an advantage while racing a driver for position. According to Autosport: Drivers [have been] informed that in the event of a driver cutting a chicane and gaining a position, he not only had … Continue reading Hamilton penalty: FIA closes the stable door after the horse has bolted (Video)

Italian Grand Prix preview (Video)

11 Sep 2008 |

Here’s the Red Bulletin Italian Grand Prix preview video. It features a 3D guide to the track, and Murray Walker’s thoughts on the famous Ferrari one-two in 1988, shortly after the death of Enzo Ferrari.

2010 United States Grand Prix rumoured

10 Sep 2008 |

F1 team bosses have put more pressure on Bernie Ecclestone to put the United States Grand Prix back on the calendar in 2010. However the venue for the race may not be the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the race was last held from 2000-2007.

Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated

9 Sep 2008 |

Lewis Hamilton will have to hand over his Belgian Grand Prix winner’s trophy to Felipe Massa (appeal pending). It will be small comfort to him that plenty of other drivers have had wins taken off them in the past. Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and others have lost race wins after the chequered flag. More encouragingly … Continue reading Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated

Seven reasons why so many F1 fans are furious about Hamilton’s penalty

8 Sep 2008 |

After the stewards took Lewis Hamilton’s win in the Belgian Grand Prix and handed it to Felipe Massa comments flew into F1 Fanatic faster than I had time to read them. Inevitably many have reacted to the decision based on whether they’re fans of Hamilton or Ferrari, which is understandable. But reading the hundreds of … Continue reading Seven reasons why so many F1 fans are furious about Hamilton’s penalty

Hamilton stripped of Belgian GP win – another asinine FIA decision

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7 Sep 2008 |

Lewis Hamilton has had his victory in the Belgian Grand Prix taken away from him by the Belgian Grand Prix stewards. The stewards added 25 seconds to his race time for cutting the chicane while battling with Kimi Raikkonen, leaving him third behind Nick Heidfeld. This is an absolute travesty of a decision which mocks … Continue reading Hamilton stripped of Belgian GP win – another asinine FIA decision