Remembering Bruce McLaren

June 1, 2010

Ferrari made much of their 800th Formula One grand prix in Turkey last Sunday, throwing a party in Istanbul and racing with the number 800 on their cars’ engine covers.

Who do you think you are? Lewis Hamilton?

March 26, 2010

MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/An irresistible story from Melbourne, where Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton was stopped by┬áthe police for “over-exuberant” driving on the road.

The paying F1 driver is back (but not you, Jenson)

November 17, 2009

brunosennaJenson Button has earned his rewards but he is still one of the lucky ones.

While the Formula One world champion faces the difficult decision of whether to go to McLaren on six million pounds a year or stay with Brawn/Mercedes for what still amounts to a salary of lottery proportions, other drivers are not so fortunate.

Button to McLaren – the real deal or just pretend?

November 14, 2009

buttonJenson Button’s eye-catching visit to McLaren on Friday is of obvious benefit to both parties, whatever the reality behind the headlines.

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.

Formula One on the brink as eight teams threaten split

June 19, 2009

Formula One plunged into its biggest crisis in 60 years on Friday with eight of the 10 teams announcing plans to set up their own championship.

Talking Turkey with Lewis Hamilton

June 6, 2009

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Of all the corners in Formula One this season, turn eight at the Istanbul Park Circuit subjects drivers to the highest G-forces (around 5G, or five times their body weight).

Interviewing Lewis Hamilton

May 15, 2009

Lewis Hamilton is resigned to the fact that his formula 1 world title defence could last only a handful more races and the McLaren driver has anointed fellow-Briton Jenson Button as his heir apparent.

The focus is on Hamilton now

April 29, 2009

McLaren’s suspended suspension (also known as a slap on the wrists) for lying to stewards allows Lewis Hamilton to get on with what he does best and that is fighting for the championship.

Have McLaren been punished enough already?

April 28, 2009

hamiltonMcLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh celebrates his 51st birthday on Wednesday and it doesn’t look like being much fun.