Lewis Hamilton became F1’s youngest ever world champion as the destiny of the 2008 title switched between him and rival Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix. In Massa was already over the finishing line when Hamilton took a crucial fifth place of Timo Glock as the German driver struggled on … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race
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Final 2008 championship pointsPosted on
Hamilton and Ferrari claim 2008 titles
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix resultPosted on
Hamilton wins title at final turn
Rate the race: Brazilian Grand PrixPosted on
Rate the Brazilian Grand Prix out of ten and share your thoughts on the season finale below.
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix gridPosted on
Massa on pole, Hamilton fourth
Felipe Massa takes pole for title decider (2008 Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying)Posted on
Felipe Massa thrilled the home crowd by taking pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. But this year it means even more as he faced down Lewis Hamilton for the world championship. Hamilton starts fourth behind Jarno Trulli and Kimi Raikkonen.
David Coulthard’s final F1 race special Red Bull paint scheme in picturesPosted on
David Coulthard will race in a special livery to celebrate his final F1 Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend as was tipped here by Becken yesterday. Here is a collection of photographs of the one-off paint scheme his Red Bull will sport.
Links: Special car for Coulthard?Posted on
One-off farewell livery for Coulthard?
David Coulthard’s last F1 racePosted on
David Coulthard starts his 246th and final Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend. He has spent 14 and a half seasons in the sport’s top flight, was championship runner-up in 2001, and won 13 races.
Which former Formula 1 driver would make a good permanent steward?Posted on
Following the recent spate of dubious penalty decisions involving Sebastien Bourdais, Lewis Hamilton (at Fuji and Spa) and Felipe Massa, many F1 drivers have voiced a desire to see a permanent stewards appointed. Ideally they would like one with relevant, recent Grand Prix experience. So who could fit the bill? Here’s a few potential names.
2008 Chinese Grand Prix picturesPosted on
Look back on the highlights of the Chinese Grand Prix with this gallery of 30 high-resolution images from Shanghai.
Hamilton on cusp of title after dominant win
2008 Chinese Grand PrixPosted on
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Chinese Grand Prix and heads into the final race of 2008 with a strong chance of claiming the title that eluded him last year.
Championship points after ChinaPosted on
Hamilton has seven-point lead
2008 Chinese Grand Prix resultPosted on
Lewis Hamilton wins in Shanghai
2008 Chinese Grand Prix gridPosted on
Penalties for Webber and Heidfeld
Lewis Hamilton on pole in China (2008 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying)Posted on
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix after leading every practice and qualifying session in Shanghai bar one. But with Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa and the ‘third Ferrari’ of Fernando Alonso right behind him he will be under huge pressure at the start. Meanwhile Robert Kubica failed to qualifying inside the top … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton on pole in China (2008 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying)
Japanese Grand Prix progress chartPosted on
Here’s the Japanese Grand Prix progress chart showing how far apart each of the drivers were on each lap. It shows how Renault strategically out-manoeuvred BMW to get Fernando Alonso ahead of Robert Kubica, and how Kubica fought a rearguard action to keep Raikkonen behind.
Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble
2008 Japanese Grand PrixPosted on
Lewis Hamilton has been accused of being too hot-headed and risking too much in championship-deciding situations. Felipe Massa has been criticised for making mistakes in wheel-to-wheel battles. Watching the Japanese Grand Prix, it wasn’t difficult to understand why. As the two championship contenders provoked controversy in the opening laps, Fernando Alonso motored through to claim … Continue reading Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble
Championship standings after FujiPosted on
Ferrari back on top after Japan
Japanese Grand Prix resultPosted on
Fernando Alonso wins at Fuji