Schumacher pulls plug on F1 comeback

August 11, 2009

HUNGARYA disappointing day for fans of Ferrari and Michael Schumacher, with news that the German has had to call off his proposed F1 comeback.

Why do golf fans cheer tap-ins? And when is a fine not a fine?

August 3, 2009

tigerA few thoughts from two weeks following the PGA Tour:

Just wondering why people clap like mad every time a golfer taps in a two-inch putt?  Are these the same people who break out in applause when a plane lands? Aren’t both these things suppose to happen?
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Best thing I heard on the golf course this week: “Instead of reading the greens you have to read the currents out there,” joked former U.S. Masters champion Mike Weir at the rain-hit Canadian Open.

Is Schumacher right to return to Formula One?

July 29, 2009

MOTOR RACING/Incredible but true: Seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher is to return to Formula One as a short-term replacement for Felipe Massa — provided the German passes a medical.

BMW follow Honda in quitting Formula One

July 29, 2009

BMW rocked Formula One on Wednesday by announcing their exit as a team and engine supplier at the end of 2009.

Who can replace Felipe Massa?

July 28, 2009

With seven times champion Michael Schumacher seemingly in no rush to come out of retirement to stand in for his friend and former team mate Felipe Massa, Ferrari will have to resign themselves to looking elsewhere.

The most dangerous man in F1?

July 24, 2009

Readers of some British newspapers might be under the impression that an accident waiting to happen has been unleashed on Formula One.

Will there be a Japanese Grand Prix next year?

July 7, 2009

fujiToyota-owned Fuji’s announcement that they are pulling the plug on hosting the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix leaves a question mark over the country’s future on the championship calendar.

Why Ferrari is Formula One

June 26, 2009

One month on, and it appears to be all over. Ferrari won. In the war of the brands, it was no contest. And, in the end, it was Bernie Ecclestone who saw the writing on the wall for F1, too.

Peace breaks out in Formula One

June 24, 2009

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Formula One stepped back from the brink on Wednesday as FIA president Max Mosley agreed a compromise with FOTA, the Teams’ Association, to save the sport from a rival breakaway series.

Breaking news: Formula One steps back from the brink

June 24, 2009

A deal has been reached with Formula One teams to avoid a breakaway series next year, media reported FIA president Max Mosley as saying on Wednesday.