Williams to demonstrate three F1 cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed (Video)

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This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will mark 40 years since Sir Frank Williams first entered a car into a Grand Prix. This video shows what they’ve got planned. The cars they will be demonstrating are: Williams-Cosworth FW08B (1982) Keke Rosberg won the 1982 world championship for Williams in an FW08. He only won one … Continue reading Williams to demonstrate three F1 cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed (Video)

Damon Hill to get honourary fellowship

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The University of Northampton is to give 1996 Formula 1 champion Damon Hill an honourary fellowship. Hill, who is now President of the British Racing Drivers’ Club, will receive the award next month. Press release in full: Formula One World Champion and President of the British Racing Drivers’ Club Damon Hill OBE and Theatre Director … Continue reading Damon Hill to get honourary fellowship

Lewis Hamilton loses Sports Personality of the Year Award for a second year

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He may be the youngest ever Formula 1 world champion but the British public snubbed Lewis Hamilton in the voting for Sports Personality of the Year 2008. Hamilton was beaten by cyclist Chris Hoy, who was supposed to be racing Hamilton in the Race of Champions at Wembley today. That event was cancelled due to … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton loses Sports Personality of the Year Award for a second year

How Murray Walker made great F1 championship moments special (Video)

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You never forget a great championship-deciding moment. But what can turn a memorable moment into an emotional peak is a well-delivered commentary. Whether shocking, joyous or poignant, these are some of the great high points, for me, of recent years. No surprise the commentary for much of them was supplied by Murray Walker – whether … Continue reading How Murray Walker made great F1 championship moments special (Video)

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

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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

Last-lap losers (p2/2)

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Yesterday we looked at four races that ended with the leader losing the race on the last lap – this after Felipe Massa came within three laps of winning the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. Here are four more tales of woe involving Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Mika Hakkinen and Kimi Raikkonen.

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