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...
In advance of the Formula BMW World Final, BMW Sauber ran a full-day
testing session at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia today, with
Christian Vietoris at the wheel at first, and Augusto Farfus taking over
in mid-afternoon. Running on the full...
On the 20th anniversary of Senna's first victory in Monaco, the principality celebrates the life of the man thought by many to
be the greatest F1 driver ever
Byline: Celia Sankar, MonacoRevue.com
"Racing was in Ayrton's blood, but Monaco was in...
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...
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 ...
It was the third day of testing at Jerez on December 6th and a third
different driver took to the top of the time sheet. After Nick Heidfeld
was fastest on the first day, it was the turn of BMW Sauber teammate
Robert Kubica on Thursday, his best a...
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...
The first winter test at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya came to a
close on November 15th and Ferrari's Felipe Massa was at the top of
the time sheet on the final day. Of the 20 drivers present Massa
clocked a best of 1:21.044, while team test ...
Red Bull unveiled its new RB3 at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on January 26th, the first car to be produced for the team by renowned designer Adrian Newey. Formerly a championship-winning designer for Williams and McLaren, Newey joined Red...
Kimi Raikkonen took his maiden victory with Ferrari at the Australian
Grand Prix, leading from pole to flag in virtually untouchable fashion.
It's the Finn's first win since Suzuka 2005 and he barely put a foot
wrong for 58 laps of Albert Park.
Ferrari revealed its challenger for the 2007 championship on January 14th in a low-key 'preview' event at
its private track of Fiorano, Italy. The only glimpse of the car for expectant fans was from photos
provided by the team but it
Spyker Cars, the Dutch company which owns the Spyker Formula One team,
is considering selling part or all of the team due to a refinancing
plan and is also making changes to the senior management. In a statement on
August 14th Spyker said that ...
Toyota was the first of the Formula One teams to reveal its 2007 challenger when the TF107 was launched at the Expo XX1 conference centre in Cologne on January 12th. The car, featuring the familiar red and white livery, is almost completely new as...
After the dramas of Canada F1 hardly has time to draw breath before the
next race is knocking on the door, namely the US Grand Prix. Montreal
gave us plenty of thrills and spills, although we could have done with
a few less of the crashing...
The FIA has decided to take no action against McLaren after
investigating the team in regard to its actions at the Monaco Grand
Prix. It was alleged that McLaren had employed team orders to secure its
one-two finish in Monaco, concerning the ...
McLaren was the third team to launch its 2007 car when it presented the MP4-22 at the Ciudad de las Artes
y de las Ciencias in Valencia, Spain on January 15th. Race drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton
unveiled the new livery at a special ...
Fernando Alonso led home a McLaren one-two at the Monaco Grand Prix
with a just about faultless drive from pole to flag, the second win of
the year for the world champion and his second consecutive win on the
streets of Monte Carlo. Teammate Lewis...
Toro Rosso announced on December 11th that Champ Car's Sebastien
Bourdais will drive for the team during the upcoming test session at
Jerez this week. The Italian squad is scheduled to be at the Spanish track for
three days, starting on Wednesday...
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...
The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to
watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on
the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats
but still the tension grew as the ...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa followed up his pole position in qualifying for
the Spanish Grand Prix with an untouchable victory in the race at the
Circuit de Catalunya. However, although Massa has firmly staked his
place in the championship fight, ...
Unsurprisingly, official confirmation that Fernando Alonso and McLaren
have agreed to part company came on November 2nd. In a statement issued
by the team it said "it would be in the best interest of both parties
to bring the relationship to an ...
The New Year is upon us and it won't be too long before engines are revving
up on the Melbourne grid for the first race of 2007. Anticipation is
high for next season: there will be no Michael Schumacher and no tyre
war but there are drivers...
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...
Kimi Raikkonen set the pace in the final practice for the Australian
Grand Prix, the Ferrari clocking 1:26.064 on a track that was declared
wet at the start of the session. Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella was
second fastest, just under four tenths...
Testing at Monza came to a close on August 31st and McLaren kept its
form at the top of the time sheet for the fourth consecutive day. Once
again the morning was disrupted by poor track conditions but later on
test driver Pedro de la Rosa clocked...
The name Spyker isn't exactly new to Formula One; the team, which was
previously Jordan and then Midland, carried the moniker Spyker MF1 since the
car maker took over Midland in 2006 and since the beginning of this year it's simply SpykerF1.
McLaren's Fernando Alonso has been on a roll so far this weekend and
he kept it going to pole position in qualifying for the Italian Grand
Prix. His best time of 1:21.997 was set on his penultimate lap at the
end of the third session, while...
It's a McLaren front row for the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Fernando
Alonso on pole position and Lewis Hamilton alongside in second.[*] Alonso
clocked 1:19.674 after Hamilton failed to cross the line in time for
a last flyer -- it appeared that ...
After its track debut at Jerez testing last week in interim livery,
Renault officially launched the striking new colours of the R27 in
Amsterdam on January 24th. Along with new title sponsor ING the team
unveiled the new car, displaying dark blue...
Ferrari confirmed on October 16th that Felipe Massa's contract has been
extended until the end of the 2010 season. The Brazilian, who previously
raced for Sauber, debuted in competition with the Scuderia alongside
Michael Schumacher in 2006 and...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa put the disappointment of Malaysia firmly behind
him at the Bahrain Grand Prix and kept his cool from pole to flag to
win at Sakhir. Early pressure from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton made for
a riveting first stint but McLaren...
Honda was the sixth team to unveil its 2007 challenger when the RA107 was presented at Barcelona's
Circuit de Catalunya on January 25th. For the moment the new car is in mostly black testing colours,
ahead of a separate launch of the new livery in...
Work continued at Malaysia's Sepang circuit on March 28th and on the
second day of the test Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was the quickest of the
13 drivers on the time sheet. The Finn clocked 1:35.258 while working
on set up for the Malaysian Grand ...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa won the battle in qualifying for the Bahrain
Grand Prix, fighting with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton for the top spot
They were quite evenly matched but Massa eventually outdid
Hamilton, the Brazilian clocking 1:32.652 for pole...
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stole the top of the time sheet from Ferrari's
Kimi Raikkonen in the last practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix by just
six thousandths of a second. The rookie clocked 1:32.543 straight after
Raikkonen had just gone fastest.