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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Super Aguri confirmed on May 10th that the Formula One Permanent Bureau has withdrawn Yuji Ide's super license and he will not be able to race in F1 again this season.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...

Tue 03 Oct 2006
Schumacher takes points lead with China victoryHeadline

Schumacher takes points lead with China victory

Michael Schumacher took the Formula One drivers' championship points lead for the first time this season with a wet-to-dry victory in the Chinese Grand Prix. The German jumped for joy on the podium, having snatched the win on the Shanghai circuit...

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 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 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 13 Jun 2006
Alonso victorious at British GP for first timeHeadline

Alonso victorious at British GP for first time

Renault's reigning world champion Fernando Alonso claimed victory in the British Grand Prix, his first win at Silverstone, with another faultless drive from pole to the chequered flag. Ferrari's Michael Schumacher put in a super-fast lap after his...

Tue 24 Jan 2006
McLaren interview with Raikkonen

McLaren interview with Raikkonen

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen talks about testing and the upcoming 2006 season Q: The Team McLaren Mercedes MP4-21 ran for the first time in Barcelona today, what are your feelings about the car? Kimi Raikkonen. Photo by xpb.cc. Kimi ...

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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
The enigma of Michael SchumacherHeadline

The enigma of Michael Schumacher

We've heard the phrase "the end of an era" in abundance since Michael Schumacher announced his impending retirement but, despite the cliché, that's precisely what it is. Love him or hate him, Schumacher is the most successful driver of his ...

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 ...

Sun 02 Apr 2006
Button snatches pole position for Australian GPHeadline

Button snatches pole position for Australian GP

Honda's Jenson Button snatched pole position from the Renaults in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix in the hectic last minute battle of the session. Button posted a best time of 1:25.229 and Giancarlo Fisichella and Fernando Alonso were...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

Along with his life-long colleague and friend, Mike Costin, Keith had set up Cosworth Engineering in 1958, and guided it to unprecedented success in the field of high-performance automotive engineering. It was Keith who personally designed the...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Schumacher on pole position for Monaco GPHeadline

Schumacher on pole position for Monaco GP

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...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi showHeadline

The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi show

There's little to do in the three week summer break except poke the rumour mill and see what squeals, and even that only seems to have the never-ending Michael Schumacher/Kimi Raikkonen speculation to fall back on. The latest episode of the...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Alonso wins Monaco GP thrillerHeadline

Alonso wins Monaco GP thriller

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 solid victory.

Thu 12 Jan 2006
McLaren interview with Peter Prodromou

McLaren interview with Peter Prodromou

As Team McLaren Mercedes returns to the test track in Jerez today with Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett at the wheel of the interim MP4-20s, Peter Prodromou, Chief Aerodynamicist at McLaren Racing, discusses his department's ongoing development...

Sun 23 Apr 2006
Schumacher scorches to San Marino GP poleHeadline

Schumacher scorches to San Marino GP pole

He's been at the top of the times nearly all weekend and Michael Schumacher didn't disappoint Ferrari's home fans when it came to qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix. Schumacher clocked a scorching 1:22.795 to take pole position and the...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007

Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007

In an unprecedented move, Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving Formula One for NASCAR in 2007. In a press conference this morning, Montoya announced he would be rejoining his former team owner, Chip Ganassi, behind the wheel of the Havoline Dodge for...

Mon 07 Aug 2006
Button, Honda take maiden win at Hungarian GPHeadline

Button, Honda take maiden win at Hungarian GP

Jenson Button kept his cool in a wet and wild Hungarian Grand Prix and took his and Honda's maiden Formula One win. Who said Hungary was boring? In a race full of incidents and overtaking Button took the victory from 14th on the grid, while ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Piquet fastest at Silverstone testHeadline

Piquet fastest at Silverstone test

Testing continued at Silverstone on September 20th with 12 drivers from six teams working at the British track. On his second day as a Renault tester Nelson A. Piquet made an impression with the fastest time, 1:19.565, while fellow team tester ...

Sun 12 Mar 2006
Schumacher leads Ferrari front row for Bahrain GPHeadline

Schumacher leads Ferrari front row for Bahrain GP

Michael Schumacher put Ferrari's woes of last year behind him and claimed pole position in qualifying for the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. His best time was 1:31.431 but he came close to losing pole to his new teammate Felipe Massa. The ...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
Raikkonen takes first pole of season at German GPHeadline

Raikkonen takes first pole of season at German GP

Kimi Raikkonen finally claimed his first pole position of the season at the German Grand Prix, the McLaren man's best time a 1:14.070. The Finn was just under one and a half tenths faster than Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, who will line up along...

Thu 18 May 2006
Alonso still top at Paul RicardHeadline

Alonso still top at Paul Ricard

For the second day of testing at the Paul Ricard HTTT there were once again 12 drivers on track, preparing for Monaco and beyond. Renault's Fernando Alonso was a couple of tenths quicker than his best time yesterday and was at the top of the list...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
So long and farewellHeadline

So long and farewell

The 2006 Formula One season is finally over and by and large it was a good one. There were close fought battles for both titles and it was never certain which way it was going to go, there were some great races and some not-so-great controversies...