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Thu 11 May 2006
Ide loses super licenseHeadline

Ide loses super license

Super Aguri confirmed on May 10th that the Formula One Permanent Bureau has withdrawn Yuji Ide's super license and he will not be able to race in F1 again this season. After an accident at Imola, when he pushed the MF1 of Christijan Albers into a...

Sun 26 Jan 2003
Ferrari mourns Giovanni AgnelliHeadline

Ferrari mourns Giovanni Agnelli

Ferrari is mourning the passing of Giovanni Agnelli, the honourary chairman of parent company FIAT, who died aged eighty-one. Agnelli was the grandson of the founder of FIAT and was chairman of the company for thirty years until the mid-nineties.

Tue 09 Dec 2003
Imola to honour SennaHeadline

Imola to honour Senna

The 2004 San Marino Grand Prix at Imola will mark the tenth year since Ayrton Senna's fatal accident at the circuit and the Brazilian champion will be commemorated by special events. Ayrton Senna Da Silva grave at Morumbi...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
Jordan denies Irvine claimHeadline

Jordan denies Irvine claim

Eddie Jordan has denied that Eddie Irvine offered to drive for his team without being paid in order to win the fight for the remaining race seat. Irvine announced his retirement from F1 when the Jordan deal, which is the last race seat still ...

Sat 09 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in MexicoHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in Mexico

Former Jaguar test driver Andre Lotterer is to join Dale Coyne Racing for the finale of the CART season in Mexico next week. The 20-year-old German will drive a Ford Cosworth/Lola in the race and Coyne is cautious but thinks Lotterer will do fine...

Mon 21 Oct 2002
McNish describes Suzuka crash

McNish describes Suzuka crash

Allan McNish was left a little bruised and unable to take part in the Japanese Grand Prix after his high speed crash in qualifying. The now ex-Toyota driver was back behind the wheel for the Sunday morning warm-up but on medical advice he pulled...

Wed 29 Dec 2004
Albers to race for Minardi in 2005Headline

Albers to race for Minardi in 2005

Minardi announced at a press conference in Amsterdam on December 23rd that Christijan Albers will race for the team in 2005. The 25 year-old Dutchman has been successful in the German touring car championship in recent years. Albers formerly raced...

Mon 26 Apr 2004
Emotional Imola drive for BergerHeadline

Emotional Imola drive for Berger

Gerhard Berger had an emotional day at San Marino yesterday when he drove Ayrton Senna's JPS Lotus round the Imola track. Carrying a flag with Senna's picture on, and wearing a badge in the shape of Roland Ratzenberger's helmet, Berger...

Sun 15 Jun 2003
Ecclestone helps out Minardi

Ecclestone helps out Minardi

Bernie Ecclestone has put his hand in his own pocket to help out the struggling Minardi squad, investing an undisclosed amount in the 'other' Italian team. Minardi boss Paul Stoddart had something of a public row with McLaren's Ron Dennis in ...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Raikkonen can't stop smilingHeadline

Raikkonen can't stop smiling

Kimi Raikkonen has gained a reputation for being as cool and unemotional as his Iceman moniker would indicate but the new world champion has been enjoying the recent Ferrari celebrations at Maranello and Mugello. Against the odds the Finn clinched...

Thu 31 Oct 2002
Modifications permitted for HANS

Modifications permitted for HANS

Although the Head and Neck Support (HANS) system will be mandatory in Formula One from 2003, some drivers have expressed concerns about the device. At the F1 Commission meeting on October 28th, the decision was taken that HANS may be adapted if ...

Fri 25 Apr 2003
Barrichello praises Ferrari F2002Headline

Barrichello praises Ferrari F2002

Rubens Barrichello was very happy to have driven Ferrari's most successful ever car, the F2002, and said it gave him some of his best moments in Formula One. Providing all goes well in testing, Ferrari will debut the F2003-GA at the Spanish Grand...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
Senna inquiry to be re-openedHeadline

Senna inquiry to be re-opened

The Italian Supreme Court has decided to re-open the inquiry into the death of Ayrton Senna after judges decided there were legal errors in the original appeal. Senna died after an accident in his Williams at the Tamburello corner during the 1994...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
Williams launches the FW27 at ValenciaHeadline

Williams launches the FW27 at Valencia

On January 31st it was the turn of Williams to launch its 2005 challenger and the FW27 was revealed at Valencia in Spain. As with other new cars that have been launched, the appearance of the FW27 shows the effects of the new regulations for this...

Sat 22 Feb 2003
New helmet design for RaikkonenHeadline

New helmet design for Raikkonen

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen will sport a new helmet design from the start of this season, including a splash of red and a motif of his nickname, 'The Ice Man'. The helmet will be designed by McLaren and Uffe Tagtstrom, who has made helmets for ...

Tue 24 Oct 2006
Massa wins Brazilian GP, Alonso is championHeadline

Massa wins Brazilian GP, Alonso is champion

Ferrari's Felipe Massa became the first Brazilian since Ayrton Senna in 1993 to win his home race when he took the chequered flag at Interlagos for his second victory of the season. Massa led the Brazilian Grand Prix from pole to flag and...

Sun 07 Nov 2004
Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTMHeadline

Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTM

Just before the Mercedes Stars & Cars day in Stuttgart tomorrow, McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen tried out a Mercedes DTM car for size. Raikkonen drove the AMG C-Class for fun but the ever-competitive Finn was not far off the top times clocked in the ...

Thu 26 Feb 2004
Michael takes lap record at Imola

Michael takes lap record at Imola

The latest in a long line of lap records this winter was set by Michael Schumacher at Imola today, the current champion clocking a best of 1:19.664. Schumacher continued with development of the Ferrari F2004 and teammate Rubens Barrichello, fourth...

Mon 15 Dec 2003
Schumacher beaten by fighter jetHeadline

Schumacher beaten by fighter jet

Even six-time world champion Michael Schumacher had to concede defeat when up against the Eurofighter Typhoon but it was still a close fought battle. The novel event took place on December 11th at Grosseto, Italy, and pitted Schumacher and his ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
?45,000 crash for Pizzonia

?45,000 crash for Pizzonia

New Jaguar signing Antonio Pizzonia ended the team's three day test session at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona with a rather expensive crash. After being second quickest and then topping the times in the first two days, Pizzonia had engine...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
MF1 Racing launches the M16 at SilverstoneHeadline

MF1 Racing launches the M16 at Silverstone

MF1 Racing, which will be the first entry in the F1 championship to race under the Russian flag, became the latest team to present its 2006 challenger when it launched the Toyota-powered M16 at Silverstone on February 3rd. The car features red, ...

Tue 12 Oct 2004
Schumacher cruises to Japanese GP victoryHeadline

Schumacher cruises to Japanese GP victory

Michael Schumacher led the Japanese Grand Prix from pole position to chequered flag, Ferrari's champion breezing to an untroubled victory. No doubt Ferrari will claim it was not that easy but it certainly looked it; Schumacher was never troubled...

Sat 20 Sep 2003
Scheider on pole in Zandvoort qualifying shake-upHeadline

Scheider on pole in Zandvoort qualifying shake-up

Opel's Timo Scheider took his maiden pole position in round nine of the DTM championship at Zandvoort, in what was a surprise shake-up in qualifying. Opel had been looking strong through practices and Team Holzer's Alain Menu was provisional pole...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Schumacher takes Ferrari home win at Italian GPHeadline

Schumacher takes Ferrari home win at Italian GP

Michael Schumacher took an emotional home win for Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix, while title rival Fernando Alonso lost a big chunk of his championship lead as his Renault engine blew in spectacular fashion and put him out of the race....

Thu 18 Jan 2007
BMW Sauber launches the F1.07 in ValenciaHeadline

BMW Sauber launches the F1.07 in Valencia

In what has been a busy few days in mid-January, BMW Sauber was the fourth team to launch its 2007 car, the F1.07 breaking cover at the Feria de Valencia exhibition centre on January 16th. Race drivers Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica were on hand...

Thu 16 Jan 2003
Montoya helps out da MattaHeadline

Montoya helps out da Matta

Formula One rookie Christiano da Matta has been getting some advice from Juan Pablo Montoya on what to expect in his debut F1 season. Montoya was the last driver to make the move from the US CART series, which da Matta won last season, to F1...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is championHeadline

Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is champion

Fernando Alonso won the Chinese Grand Prix, leading from pole to flag, and with Giancarlo Fisichella fourth Renault celebrated its first constructors' championship as a full works team. In a race of bizarre incidents, that began even before the ...

Sun 24 Oct 2004
Barrichello takes home pole for Brazilian GPHeadline

Barrichello takes home pole for Brazilian GP

Rubens Barrichello gave the Interlagos crowds something to shout about when he took pole position in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix. The Ferrari man clocked 1:10.646, two tenths ahead of the Williams of Juan Pablo Montoya, and McLaren's...

Sat 12 Oct 2002
Big crash for McNish in Japanese GP qualifying

Big crash for McNish in Japanese GP qualifying

The qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka was delayed for over an hour after a dramatic crash by Allan McNish. Thankfully the Toyota driver was intact but it was a very nasty moment. Heading into the 130R corner at high speed,...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Red Bull rules out Alonso for 2008Headline

Red Bull rules out Alonso for 2008

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 ...

Thu 15 May 2003
di Montezemolo sets deadline

di Montezemolo sets deadline

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has reportedly set a deadline of January 1st 2004 for Bernie Ecclestone and investment banks, which own the majority of F1's commercial rights, to find a suitable resolution for the future of F1. If not, the...

Sun 26 Sep 2004
Davidson leads in Chinese GP first practiceHeadline

Davidson leads in Chinese GP first practice

BAR third driver Anthony Davidson topped the times in the first Friday practice session of the Chinese Grand Prix, his best of 1:35.369 not far off the predicted lap time of 1:34. Ralf Schumacher proved he'd lost none of his pace by taking second...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Fisichella leads Renault one-two in Malaysian GPHeadline

Fisichella leads Renault one-two in Malaysian GP

It was a Renault one-two on the podium at the Malaysian Grand Prix, the first for the team since it returned to F1 in 2002 as a works outfit, with Giancarlo Fisichella taking the victory from pole position. Teammate Fernando Alonso, who started ...

Wed 19 Jul 2006
Raikkonen, Renault and various rantingHeadline

Raikkonen, Renault and various ranting

Where exactly Kimi Raikkonen will be next year has been a hotly debated topic for quite some time now, perhaps even since the end of last year when McLaren announced it had signed Fernando Alonso for 2007. The pairing of Raikkonen and Alonso might...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
Stoddart to sell European Aviation

Stoddart to sell European Aviation

Minardi boss Paul Stoddart has revealed he is selling his European Aviation company as it can no longer continue without support. Stoddart founded the company in 1989 but the Australian said since the terrorist attacks on America in September last...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Baumgartner signs for MinardiHeadline

Baumgartner signs for Minardi

As expected, Zsolt Baumgartner has accepted the offer of a race seat at Minardi for 2004, alongside Gianmaria Bruni. The 22 year-old Hungarian secured backing from his country's government after Minardi boss Paul Stoddart made the offer last week.