While the owners of Formula 1 try to remove video of Robert Kubica’s crash from YouTube, new footage of the shunt shows just how fortunate Kubica – and many other drivers – were. This video is shot from the opposite end of the hairpin to the TV cameras and shows Jarno Trulli and Robert Kubica … Continue reading New video of Robert Kubica’s Canada crash
Unprecedented demand for British Grand Prix tickets in the wake of Lewis Hamilton’s maiden Grand Prix win has forced the Silverstone website offline. The circuit yesterday revealed that all of the general access tickets for the race had been sold and only Grandstand tickets remained. But this morning much of the website hasn’t been accessible … Continue reading Hamilton crashes Silverstone website
Lewis Hamilton has seized his first win and taken an advantage in the drivers’ championship. If he can press home that advantage over the next few races, he could be in a position to achieve the unthinkable – and become the first rookie champion. But Indianapolis has traditionally been Ferrari’s stomping ground and after two … Continue reading United States Grand Prix 2007 preview
A selection of photos from the Canadian Grand Prix weekend are available to download for your desktop. Enjoy! Related links Wallpapers Canadian Grand Prix 2007 review – Hamilton wins in Canadian carnage Tags: f1 / formula one / formula 1 / grand prix / motor sport
Twenty four hours after Robert Kubica’s shocking crash in the Canadian Grand Prix, Formula One Management forced YouTube to remove video footage of the Pole’s miraculous escape. FOM are entirely legally correct to pursue copyright infringement. But it doesn’t stop it from being a futile waste of time and resources. I fail to see how … Continue reading FOM makes Youtube remove Kubica crash videos
The British Grand Prix is under threat. It doesn’t matter how successful Lewis Hamilton is, how well the other three British drivers or, or even that most of the F1 teams are based in Britain: If Bernie Ecclestone doesn’t get his money, it’s game over. Ecclestone wants the British government to put up some cash … Continue reading Silverstone and David Cameron
Say what you like about Lewis Hamilton – it’s a joy to see the morning’s newspapers bursting with Formula 1 coverage. And some of it isn’t scream-till-you’re-hoarse hyperbole – there are some great pieces, especially in The Times and The Guardian. What a contrast it makes with the trash that was written after Monaco. Here … Continue reading What the papers said: Hamilton’s first win
Was the Canadian Grand Prix a good example of how F1 racing should be? There were crashes galore, confusing safety car rules that put the faster drivers in among the minor men, and a fair bit of overtaking. But should F1 be resorting to ‘gimmicky’ rules to spice up the show? Perhaps you thought the … Continue reading Debate: Was that a good race?
Lewis Hamilton’s maiden F1 pole position and victory were the headlines of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. But how many other drivers triumphed in their debut seasons? Can Hamilton beat the record for most wins in his first year? Find out…
Robert Kubica astonishingly escaped his violent crash in the Canadian Grand Prix without serious injury. But the shocking accident on lap 27 of the Canadian Grand Prix could very nearly have had much more serious consequences. As the video below shows Kubica’s car ran wide on the fast, curved approach to the Virage du Casino … Continue reading Kubica escapes injury in violent crash
Sebastien Bourdais put in a typically consummate performance to win the Grand Prix of Portland and give the Newman-Haas-Lanigan team its 100th Champ Car victory. Justin Wilson made the early running, scorching ahead of the pack, but Bourdais reeled him in with relentless pace and ultimately made the win look easy.
The Canadian Grand Prix brought the first test of F1’s new Champ Car-style safety car rules. The result? Two ten second penalties, two disqualifications, and several drivers unhappy with ruined races. Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg both pitted as the safety car came out for the first time. Their teams insisted they did not have … Continue reading New safety car rules catch teams out
Murray Walker has been tipped to front the BBC’s coverage of the European Grand Prix at the N??rburgring this year on Radio 5 Live. Regular commentator David Croft is expected to be away. The veteran commentator ended his full-time commentating career in 2001 at the United States Grand Prix. Since then he has commentated on … Continue reading Murray Walker to make BBC F1 commentary return?
Steve Ryder welcomed ITV’s viewers to the coverage of the Canadian Grand Prix: We make no apologies if our race build-up is dominated by Lewis Hamilton because F1 itself is dominated by Lewis Hamilton The hype-ometer has gone into overdrive following the British star’s maiden pole position – with one newspaper even claiming he’s “about … Continue reading The Hamilton hype-ometer reloaded
Bernd Schneider gave a typically virtuoso performance to win at Brands Hatch under intense pressure from the Audis of Martin Tomcyk and Mattias Ekstrom. Schneider took the lead through some canny strategy and by being one of few drivers to successfully execute any passes. It saved him valuable time in traffic around the short Brands … Continue reading DTM Brands Hatch: Champion’s drive by Schneider
Edoardo Mortara and Sebastien Buemi lined up first and second on the grid, and sure enough that was the order they came home in. This was to take nothing away from a fine performance by the Signature-Plus driver. But there was little in the way of excitement – at least not until after the chequer … Continue reading F3 Euro Brands 2: Mortara cruises home
I’ll be at Brands Hatch this afternoon for the DTM race. I was there for the series first race at the short Kent track last year and it was a good event – with one problem. The track is too small for the cars. The wide, powerful DTM racers look spectacular as the plunge down … Continue reading Is DTM too big for Brands Hatch Indy?
Sam Hornish escaped an enormous pile-up at the Texas Motor Speedway – and clung on to win from the resurgent Andretti-Green cars of Tony Kanaan, Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti. Franchitti, winner of the Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago, maintains his lead in the Indy Car series. His closest rivals, Team Ganassi drivers Dan Wheldon … Continue reading IRL Texas: Hornish survives carnage