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Fri 02 Nov 2007
Raikkonen can't stop smilingHeadline
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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...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at ValenciaHeadline
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Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at Valencia

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...

Wed 23 May 2007
Monaco pays tribute to the late great SennaHeadline
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Monaco pays tribute to the late great Senna

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...

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

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Red Bull rules out Alonso for 2008Headline
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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 06 Dec 2007
Kubica tops Jerez test timesHeadline
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Kubica tops Jerez test times

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...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Renault confirms Alonso and Piquet for 2008Headline
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Renault confirms Alonso and Piquet for 2008

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...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Barcelona test ends with Massa fastestHeadline
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Barcelona test ends with Massa fastest

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 ...

Mon 29 Jan 2007
Red Bull RB3 breaks cover at BarcelonaHeadline
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Red Bull RB3 breaks cover at Barcelona

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...

Tue 20 Mar 2007
Untouchable Raikkonen wins Australian GPHeadline
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Untouchable Raikkonen wins Australian GP

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.

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Ferrari reveals 2007 challengerHeadline
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Ferrari reveals 2007 challenger

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 currently...

Fri 17 Aug 2007
Spyker considers sale of Formula One teamHeadline

Spyker considers sale of Formula One team

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 ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Toyota launches the TF107 in CologneHeadline
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Toyota launches the TF107 in Cologne

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...

Tue 25 Sep 2007
Full steam ahead to IndianapolisHeadline
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Full steam ahead to Indianapolis

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...

Wed 30 May 2007
FIA clears McLaren of wrongdoingHeadline
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FIA clears McLaren of wrongdoing

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 ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
McLaren presents the MP4-22 in ValenciaHeadline
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McLaren presents the MP4-22 in Valencia

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 ...

Tue 29 May 2007
Alonso leads McLaren one-two at Monaco GPHeadline
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Alonso leads McLaren one-two at Monaco GP

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...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro RossoHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro Rosso

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...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
WMSC not convinced Renault used McLaren dataHeadline
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WMSC not convinced Renault used McLaren data

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...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
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Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to Germany

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 ...

Tue 15 May 2007
Massa confidently takes Spanish GP victoryHeadline
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Massa confidently takes Spanish GP victory

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, ...

Mon 05 Nov 2007
Alonso and McLaren officially part companyHeadline
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Alonso and McLaren officially part company

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 ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
New Year's revolutionsHeadline

New Year's revolutions

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...

Wed 26 Dec 2007
Piquet can't wait for new seasonHeadline
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Piquet can't wait for new season

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 17 Mar 2007
Raikkonen top in Australian GP last practiceHeadline
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Raikkonen top in Australian GP last practice

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...

Sat 01 Sep 2007
McLaren ends Monza test on topHeadline
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McLaren ends Monza test on top

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...

Wed 07 Feb 2007
Spyker reveals its new F8-VII challengerHeadline
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Spyker reveals its new F8-VII challenger

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. 2007...

Sun 09 Sep 2007
Alonso flies to Italian GP pole positionHeadline
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Alonso flies to Italian GP pole position

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...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
Alonso on pole for Hungarian GPHeadline
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Alonso on pole for Hungarian GP

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 ...

Thu 25 Jan 2007
Renault launches the R27 in AmsterdamHeadline
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Renault launches the R27 in Amsterdam

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...

Thu 18 Oct 2007
Ferrari confirms Massa through 2010Headline
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Ferrari confirms Massa through 2010

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...

Fri 20 Apr 2007
Massa keeps his cool for Bahrain GP winHeadline
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Massa keeps his cool for Bahrain GP win

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...

Fri 26 Jan 2007
Honda presents the RA107 in BarcelonaHeadline
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Honda presents the RA107 in Barcelona

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...

Thu 29 Mar 2007
Raikkonen quickest on second day at SepangHeadline
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Raikkonen quickest on second day at Sepang

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 ...

Sun 15 Apr 2007
Massa wins battle for Bahrain GP poleHeadline
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Massa wins battle for Bahrain GP pole

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...

Sat 14 Apr 2007
Hamilton top in Bahrain GP last practiceHeadline
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Hamilton top in Bahrain GP last practice

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.