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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...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
US GP: Post-race quotes

US GP: Post-race quotes

UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX POST-RACE QUOTES - Sunday, July 2 SCOTT SPEED (No. 21 Scuderia Toro Rosso STR1/Cosworth TJ 2006/Michelin): "I was just a victim of circumstance. It's a shame, we had an awesome start. I was past Ralf (Schumacher) and ...

Tue 04 Jul 2006
Schumacher wins US GP in Ferrari one-twoHeadline

Schumacher wins US GP in Ferrari one-two

Ferrari was victorious in the US Grand Prix with Michael Schumacher leading the team's first one-two finish of the 2006 season. Schumacher claimed his 87th career win at Indianapolis and teammate Felipe Massa scored his best ever result with...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Title fight goes full throttle to MonzaHeadline

Title fight goes full throttle to Monza

It's that time of year again when the Formula One teams bring out their customised aero packages and head to the fastest track on the calendar, the temple of speed that is Monza. The Italian Grand Prix is always an important event and this season...

Wurz fastest on Monaco GP ThursdayHeadline

Wurz fastest on Monaco GP Thursday

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...

Spyker Cars acquires Midland MF1 Racing

Spyker Cars acquires Midland MF1 Racing

SPYKER CARS N.V. ACQUIRES MIDLAND MF1 RACING Monza, Italy, September 9, 2006 - - Spyker Cars N.V. ("Spyker") manufacturer of high-end sport cars today announced that it has acquired Midland F1 Racing Limited ("MF1 Racing") of Silverstone, United...

Tue 16 May 2006
Alonso thrills fans with Spanish GP victoryHeadline

Alonso thrills fans with Spanish GP victory

Fernando Alonso drove a faultless 66 laps at the Spanish Grand Prix and led from pole to flag to deliver the victory the home crowds had been fervently wishing for. Alonso became the first Spaniard to win his home race and the roar of the ...

Sun 09 Jul 2006
Ganassi signs Montoya for 2007

Ganassi signs Montoya for 2007

Montoya to Join Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Drive No. 42 Texaco/Havoline Dodge CONCORD, N.C. (July 9, 2006) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya has signed...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Alonso leads on Monaco GP Saturday morningHeadline

Alonso leads on Monaco GP Saturday morning

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...

Wurz kicks off Chinese GP weekendHeadline

Wurz kicks off Chinese GP weekend

Williams third driver Alex Wurz kicked off the on-track proceedings for the Chinese Grand Prix weekend with the fastest time in the first Friday practice session. He set a best of 1:35.574 around the Shanghai circuit, less than two hundredths of a...

Rookie Vettel fastest on Turkish GP FridayHeadline

Rookie Vettel fastest on Turkish GP Friday

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...

Sun 11 Jun 2006
Alonso flies to British GP pole positionHeadline

Alonso flies to British GP pole position

Renault's Fernando Alonso put in a near perfect flying lap at just the right moment to claim pole position for the British Grand Prix, setting a best time of 1:20.253. Alonso edged out Ferrari's Michael Schumacher for the front of the grid and the...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Wurz remains fastest on Chinese GP FridayHeadline

Wurz remains fastest on Chinese GP Friday

There was no change at the top of the time sheet after Friday's second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, with Alex Wurz still at the top. The Williams third driver set a best of 1:35.539, less than half a tenth up on his fastest in the morning.

Maiden pole position for Massa at Turkish GPHeadline

Maiden pole position for Massa at Turkish GP

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...

Tue 09 May 2006
Schumacher wins tactical European GPHeadline

Schumacher wins tactical European GP

Ferrari won the game of tactics at the Nürburgring as Michael Schumacher took the lead from Renault's Fernando Alonso after the second pit stops and claimed his second consecutive win of the season. Alonso settled for second and Ferrari's Felipe...

Fri 04 Aug 2006
Hungary the last race before summer breakHeadline

Hungary the last race before summer break

The Hungarian Grand Prix follows hot on the heels of Germany and is the last race before the three week summer break and testing ban. The championship battles are getting closer every race, both the drivers' and constructors' titles, and currently...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
New technical and sporting directors at FerrariHeadline

New technical and sporting directors at Ferrari

As expected, Ferrari confirmed on October 26th that technical director Ross Brawn is stepping down from his role and also that engine director Paolo Martinelli is to leave the team. Brawn will be replaced by Mario Almondo, formerly Ferrari ...

Sun 06 Aug 2006
Raikkonen claims pole position for Hungarian GPHeadline

Raikkonen claims pole position for Hungarian GP

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen took his second consecutive pole position in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a best time of 1:19.599. The Finn was three tenths quicker than Ferrari's Felipe Massa, who will line up alongside, and Honda's...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Massa does the double with Turkish GP winHeadline

Massa does the double with Turkish GP win

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...

Sat 15 Jul 2006
Kubica stays top on French GP FridayHeadline

Kubica stays top on French GP Friday

BMW Sauber third driver Robert Kubica held the top spot in Friday's second practice session for the French Grand Prix, although was not quite as quick as he was in the morning. Hs afternoon's best time was 1:16.902, a tenth slower than his earlier...

Tue 04 Apr 2006
Alonso wins exciting and chaotic Australian GPHeadline

Alonso wins exciting and chaotic Australian GP

Fernando Alonso took Renault's third consecutive victory of the season in an exciting and chaotic Australian Grand Prix, where the drama and incidents lasted from start to finish, literally. McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen kept out of trouble to come...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Fisichella on pole position for Malaysian GPHeadline

Fisichella on pole position for Malaysian GP

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella claimed pole position in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, in what was another entertaining session with the new format. Just over a tenth behind Fisichella was the Honda of Jenson Button and he will line up...

Sat 15 Jul 2006
BMW Sauber flies in French GP last practiceHeadline

BMW Sauber flies in French GP last practice

BMW Sauber set the pace in the Saturday morning practice session for the French Grand Prix, Jacques Villeneuve leading teammate Nick Heidfeld by less than half a tenth of a second at Magny Cours. Villeneuve's best time was 1:17.005 and Jarno ...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

It was confirmed on October 25th that Jean Todt has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ferrari S.p.A., after the board of directors met in Turin under President Luca di Montezemolo. Amedeo Felisa was also appointed as General ...