F1 in the blogs 10

23 Dec 2006 |

With the holiday season drawing in the F1 blogs have quietened down. But discussion still goes on about the future of Jacques Villeneuve, the Max Mosley vs GPDA safety row, and McLaren’s (ultimately successful) endeavours to get Fernando Alonso behind the wheel before the year was out. Read on for more.

F1 in the news 16

22 Dec 2006 |

In the news this week a few interesting developments in the driver market as Adrian Sutil will make his race debut as a rookie in 2007 with Spyker, Sebastian Bourdais courts an ’08 race seat with Toro Rosso, and Timo Glock nabs a testing contract. This and more in our weekly headlines round-up.

James Hunt: The Worst World Champion?

21 Dec 2006 |

A feature in Arena magazine listing “The 10 Worst Sporting Champions of All Time” caught my eye, because it included James Hunt’s 1976 championship victory among them. “The annus mirabilis of Hunt’s career was really a bit of a farce,” writes Scott Murray. But was his really the least impressive championship ever won?

Win Autocourse calendars

18 Dec 2006 |

There are ten Autocourse 2007 calendars to be won in this week’s Trackside, which covers Mitsubishi’s return to the World Rally Championship with the famed Lancer Evolution. Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Trackside – Lancer Evo returns to rallying (external) Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

F1 in the blogs

16 Dec 2006 |

F1 bloggers reacted to the sad news of Clay Regazzoni’s death this week. Also in the blogs – more Schumacher conspiracies, photographs from the FIA Gala, and is the sun setting on Rubens Barrichello’s career? Read on to find out…

F1 in the news

15 Dec 2006 |

In the F1 headlines this week the grandson of an F1 legend gets his first test in a Formula 1 car, the Brazilian Grand Prix organisers win a prize for the easiest job in the world, and the pressure piles on Giancarlo Fisichella. Read on for more. IRL: Andretti for Honda test – IRL racer … Continue reading F1 in the news

F1 DVDs up for grabs

14 Dec 2006 |

In Trackside this week a look at the history of the Land Speed Record-breaking family of Malcolm Campbell and Donald Campbell. Plus, win copies of the 2006 F1 season review DVD “Once Again” and the classic John Frankenheimer film “Grand Prix”. Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Auto watch: F1 2006 season review DVD + competition (external) … Continue reading F1 DVDs up for grabs

F1 in the blogs

9 Dec 2006 |

In this week’s round-up of bloggers’ thoughts on F1, Jenson Button is nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award but hardly anyone seems to think he should win it. Read on for more…

F1 in the news

8 Dec 2006 |

In this week’s round-up of the F1 news, financial dealings, Super Aguri acrimony and Antonio Pizzonia’s latest attempts to get back to top level motorsport.

So, who won?

7 Dec 2006 |

Today is the annual FIA Gala when the top drivers and teams of the year have an enormous bash and all the prizes are handed out. Including, of course, the FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship and the FIA Formula One World Constructors’ Championship trophies. It begs an obvious question – why on earth is … Continue reading So, who won?

The Ben Evans Column: Spectator sport

6 Dec 2006 |

Once upon a time motor racing was a spectator sport. By this I don’t mean TV spectators, but actual physical live human being fans at the track. But now every meeting from the humble clubbie to F1 race struggles to pull in the fans and keep them interested.