I survived the Nuerburgring Nordschleife!

July 21, 2011

The Nordschleife. Just the word sends shivers down the spine of even the best motor racing driver. Sir Jackie Stewart nicknamed the old track in western Germany the “Green Hell” and although it is extremely dangerous, they all loved racing it really.

Formula One’s youngest world champion was always a man in a hurry

November 14, 2010

MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/From the very first moment he arrived in Formula One as a curly-haired teenager, new world champion Sebastian Vettel was a young man in a hurry.

Schumi returns as if he’d never left

February 3, 2010

MOTOR-RACING/When Germany’s best-selling tabloid Bild sends two reporters to an overseas Formula One test in the depths of February, you know something big is brewing.

Vlog-Schumacher shadow still hangs over Ferrari’s Maranello

January 28, 2010

 

Maranello is the spiritual home of Formula One glamour team Ferrari, but there is very little glitz in the working class northern Italian town.

Schumacher becomes a contender again

December 23, 2009

Formula One has moved on since Michael Schumacher retired in 2006, even if the German will be eager to roll back the years when he makes his comeback with Mercedes next season.

Silverstone deal a triumph for commonsense

December 7, 2009

RTR24VVV[2]SILVERSSSSSSSSIt is not by any means something that can be taken for granted in Formula One, but commonsense seems to have prevailed at last.

Schumacher – The Comeback Part II (or not?)

November 23, 2009

schumacherA lot of people are getting quite excited about the possibility of Michael Schumacher coming out of retirement to race for the new Mercedes F1 team (formerly known as champions Brawn) at the age of 41.

When will F1 have a Middle Eastern driver?

October 30, 2009

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 Abu Dhabi’s new Formula One circuit has given the Middle East seemingly unbeatable bragging rights as home to the world’s most modern and lavish track.

Cosy in the cockpit with a Formula One champ

September 23, 2009

Mika and meMika Hakkinen has the air of a man who has seen it all before.

He stared death in the face when only an emergency trackside tracheotomy saved his life after a crash at the Australian Grand Prix.

Suspended sentence for Renault — does the punishment fit the crime?

September 21, 2009

piquetThe news has just come in from Paris, where Renault have been handed a suspended ban from Formula One, while their former boss Flavio Briatore has been banned from all F1 activities, including driver management, and ex-technical chief Pat Symonds is barred for five years.