Sat 10 Jul 2010
Fernando Alonso broke Renault's run of bad luck at the Canadian Grand Prix when he claimed victory in Montreal, leading from pole to flag save for the pit stop reshuffles. Michael Schumacher took advantage of Kimi Raikkonen's McLaren going wide on...
Thu 02 Oct 2008
After Valencia's less than inspiring debut on the F1 calendar, Singapore's inaugural event, likewise on the streets, was a much more lively state of affairs. Although there was a lot of tedious hype about the sport's first night race -- which was...
Fri 25 Jul 2008
After Lewis Hamilton's dominant wins in the last two races it's not surprising that pundits galore are proclaiming that the world championship is his for the taking. Not that the over-excitable British media have ever stopped saying so anyway, but...
Fri 30 May 2008
Monaco isn't often an event that provides a vast amount of excitement as far as the racing goes. The streets of Monte Carlo might be awash with glamour and glitz but for the most part the F1 cars end up trailing around nose-to-tail in a less than...
Fri 02 May 2008
We all know what Renault is capable of after back-to-back constructors' and drivers' titles in 2005 and 2006 but it's fair to say that the French squad rather lost the plot in 2007. Sure, it finished third overall in the constructors' last season...
Fri 28 Mar 2008
A winner from McLaren and Ferrari respectively in the first two races of the 2008 season was not a big surprise; after all, Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen are the firm favourites to fight for the title. But behind the silver and red cars BMW ...
Sat 09 Feb 2008
After winning the Formula BMW USA Rookie of the Year title in 2006 and following it up with the overall championship the next year, Daniel Morad has a new challenge for 2008. The 17 year-old Canadian will make his debut in the Champ Car Atlantic...
Thu 10 Jan 2008
Launch season is here and Ferrari and McLaren, last year's front runners for the titles -- at least until McLaren got thrown out of one -- were the first to unveil their shiny new challengers. But will 2008 be another two-team battle between the...
Wed 02 Jan 2008
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Wed 26 Dec 2007
Every driver who has prepared for his Formula One competition debut is impatient for the moment to arrive and Nelson A. Piquet is no different in that respect. After spending a year as Renault's third driver he now steps up to race for the French...
Sat 22 Dec 2007
Mon 17 Dec 2007
McLaren confirmed on December 14th that Heikki Kovalainen will be teammate to Lewis Hamilton for 2008. The Finn was dropped by Renault when Fernando Alonso and Nelson A. Piquet were announced just this week as the race driver line up for next ...
Thu 13 Dec 2007
Renault was always the rumour mill's favourite option for the future of Fernando Alonso and on December 10th it was confirmed that Alonso will indeed return to the team with which he won his back-to-back titles. After a fraught year with McLaren...
Mon 10 Dec 2007
After the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) hearing on December 6th, in which Renault was investigated for being in possession of confidential McLaren information, the FIA has publicized its reasons for not penalizing Renault despite finding the...
Thu 06 Dec 2007
Testing continued at Jerez on December 5th and Lewis Hamilton made his mark on his return to the McLaren cockpit with the best time of the 20 drivers present, 1:19.371. His day focused on aerodynamic tests with no driver aids while team test...
Wed 05 Dec 2007
The final scheduled test session of 2007 got under way at Jerez de la Frontera on December 4th with 20 drivers at work on the Spanish track. BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld set the pace, his best of the day a 1:19.042. The team also tried out young ...
Sat 01 Dec 2007
Winter testing is set to continue at Jerez next week and Force India, formerly Spyker, has confirmed that Giancarlo Fisichella and Ralf Schumacher will be part of its evaluation programme. The team is very busy assessing drivers as former Toyota...
Wed 28 Nov 2007
Since splitting with McLaren at the end of the season Fernando Alonso has yet to reveal where he might race in 2008, but it seems the rumoured deal with Red Bull is just another myth. The double-champion has been linked with the energy drink ...
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