Despite constant badgering from the media about Ferrari's impending
announcement, Michael Schumacher has made it clear that his attention
will firmly be on track at this weekend's Italian Grad Prix. Ferrari is
due to reveal its 2007 driver line up...
Matt Lee won the Formula BMW Grand Prix of Mosport race in 'slick'
fashion: unlike most competitors, Lee switched to slick, dry-weather
tires early in the damp, overcast race, dropping to dead last, but
then passed the field to win.
The third day of testing at Monza was another busy one with once again
20 drivers from all 11 teams at work. Felipe Massa was back at the
top of the times with a best of 1:21.101 and Ferrari teammate Michael
Schumacher was fourth fastest. Tyre...
Testing continued at Monza on August 30th and it was a busy day
with 20 drivers from all 11 teams at work on the Italian circuit.
Team test driver Robert Kubica (possibly) topped the times for BMW
Sauber, 1:22.280, and Nick Heidfeld was sixth ...
The FIA released the provisional 2007 calendar this week and the San
Marino Grand Prix was absent but Imola hopes for a reprieve. Renovation
to the paddock and pits is due to begin soon and there is a month's gap
on the calendar between Bahrain on...
Testing resumed on August 29th and 14 drivers from eight teams made up
the time sheet at the Autodromo di Monza in preparation for the Italian
Grand Prix. Usually testing at a track in the run up to a race is not
allowed but Monza is a special...
Loris Capirossi has been confirmed to continue on with the Ducati
Marlboro Team for the 2007 season of FIM Road Racing World Championship
Grand Prix (MotoGP), the Italian team announced.
Loris Capirossi tests the new 800cc Ducati ...
Felipe Massa did the double at the Turkish Grand Prix, following up
his maiden pole position in qualifying with his maiden F1 victory. In
a thriller of a race Massa drove flawlessly from pole to flag, while Ferrari
teammate Michael Schumacher and...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa claimed his maiden F1 pole position in qualifying
for the Turkish Grand Prix, beating teammate Michael Schumacher by
nearly four tenths of a second. Massa clocked 1:26.907 for the front of
the grid and Schumacher will line...
Michael Schumacher set the pace in the final practice session for the
Turkish Grand Prix, the Ferrari man's best time of 1:27.203 the fastest
of the weekend so far. Title rival Fernando Alonso was second fastest
and his Renault teammate Giancarlo...
BMW Sauber's new third driver Sebastian Vettel impressed on his F1 debut
when he clocked the fastest time of Friday's practice sessions for the
Turkish Grand Prix. The German youngster set a best of 1:28.091 in the
afternoon, just over two tenths...
Kimi Raikkonen laid down the marker in the first practice session for
the Turkish Grand Prix, the McLaren man setting a best time of 1:28.315.
He was four and a half tenths up on Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in
second and Honda's Jenson Button was...
After a slightly unsteady start to the season Felipe Massa has been
silencing the critics with some increasingly mature drives for Ferrari.
Recently the Brazilian has played his supporting role to Michael
Schumacher's championship challenge to ...
This coming weekend's Turkish Grand Prix signals the end of the three
week summer break and it will be back to business in Istanbul. With both
Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher going out of the last race the
championship battle still has a 10...
As usual there was not a great deal of overtaking at the Monaco Grand Prix
but it was still quite an exciting race. Fernando Alonso finally set foot on
the Principality podium and the top step at that, the Renault man claiming a
Michael Schumacher claimed pole position in qualifying for the Monaco Graand
Prix, despite his Ferrari coming to a halt at Rascasse on his final lap.
Some controversially claimed that the German had done it on purpose to
hamper other drivers but...
Renault's Fernando Alonso was once again at the top of the times in Saturday
morning's final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, a blinding
1:13.823 the best of the weekend so far. Michael Schumacher's Ferrari was
two tenths off for second...
Williams third driver Alex Wurz was the fastest man of the day after
Thursday's practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix, his afternoon time
of 1:15.907 eight tenths quicker than Renault's Fernando Alonso was in the
morning. Honda No.3 Anthony...
It was race drivers who made up most of the top places in the first practice
session for the Monaco Grand Prix, with Renault's Fernando Alonso clocking
the fastest time of 1:16.712. Honda third driver Anthony Davidson was
second, a tenth and a...
With all the madness of the Australian Grand Prix it was not easy for any
driver to have a consistent race but Michael Schumacher believes Ferrari is
more competitive than the outcome indicated. The German crashed out of the
race after running...
The Australian Grand Prix was certainly the most entertaining race of the
three we've had so far this season but there were a fair few grumps and
gripes in the aftermath of the Melbourne event. Honda's Jenson Button and
Renault's Giancarlo ...
Once again there were 17 drivers on track at Jerez on December 7th and
after Ferrari's initial strength in these first winter tests it was the
turn of McLaren to take over the top of the times. New addition Lewis
Hamilton isn't wasting any time in...
World champion Fernando Alonso will race for McLaren in 2007 but for
the moment he is still contracted to Renault, something that McLaren is
hoping will change in the near future. The Woking team has asked Renault
to release the Spaniard early as...
Winter testing resumed on December 6th at the Spanish circuit of Jerez
and 17 drivers from nine teams at work. Ferrari led the way, Felipe
Massa's best of 1:19.448 two and a half tenths up on team test driver
Luca Badoer. They focused on a...
Marcus Gronholm was not the fastest driver on the final day of Rally of
Great Britain, the 2006 World Rally Championship finale, but then he did
not need to be, either.
Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen.
Photo by xpb.cc.
I have to thank Tony Brunskill for the title of this piece, as he really
did hit the nail on the head with that comment. Formula BMW is what we
were talking about and when he said that it was BMW's best-kept secret,
I had to agree. How many of you...
Marcus Gronholm has been in his element on the gravel trails of Wales,
dominating Rally Great Britain, the final round of the 2006 World Rally
Championship. With a lead of well over a minute, he is in a strong position
to claim his 25th career WRC...
Nick Heidfeld scored BMW Sauber's first ever podium finish with third in
Hungary this year and while it may have been slightly fortuitous, it was
a bit more than the team had expected in its debut season. Heading into
2007 expectations are high...
In its debut year as a fully fledged Formula One team BMW finished fifth
overall in the standings and scored two podium finishes, something
that motorsport director Mario Theissen had not expected this season.
The aim had been to fight for podiums...
The first winter test session continued at Barcelona on November 29th
with 18 drivers from 10 teams at work on the Spanish track. Ferrari's
Felipe Massa was once again at the top of the times, his best lap a
1:16.403, and team tester Luca Badoer...
Formula One was back in action on November 28th as winter testing
commenced at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, with 16 drivers from
nine teams at the Spanish track. Ferrari's Felipe Massa topped the time
sheet with a best of 1:17.174 and team...
Niall Breen joined the Formula BMW UK series in 2005, after competing
in the European FA Kart championship, and come the end of the 2006
season he was the UK champion. Formula BMW is full of very competitive
youngsters but the 20 year-old Irishman...
At the age of seventeen, Christian Vietoris is on top of the world, as the
German racer notched his greatest victory of his young life by taking
the Formula BMW World Final in a tightly-contested battle on the Circuito de
la Comunidad ...
Christian Vietoris held his edge, holding nothing back to secure the
Formula BMW World Final pole position this morning in Valencia, Spain.
Photo by BMW AG.
The 2006 F-BMW Germany champion has been on top of the ...
Christian Vietoris continued his challenge to notch this year's Formula BMW
World Challenge pole for Sunday's race of the top drivers who competed this
season around the globe. The German 17-year-old racer won the 2006 Formula
BMW Germany title ...
As had already been anticipated for some time, McLaren Mercedes today
announced that Lewis Hamilton would be joining Fernando Alonso as the
second McLaren race driver for the 2007 Formula One world championship