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.
Muscles acheing, and body sagging under the lingering effects of jet-lag, I wiped away beads of sweat and warily contemplated our newly-arrived karting opponents.
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.
When Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One title last November, it seemed like he and McLaren had unlocked the door to a new era of success.
After all the fuss we now have a verdict — the controversial diffusers on the Brawn GP, Toyota and Williams cars are legal.
After problems at the ‘evening’ Formula One grands prixs in Australia and Malaysia, the opening MotoGP event of the season in Qatar — a night race — was postponed for a day because of heavy rain.
This year’s Formula One title will go to the driver who wins the most races rather than the most points.
A glossy report compiled by Formula Money last year contained a list of estimated Formula One driver salaries, excluding personal endorsements and bonuses, for 2008:
Time was when a Formula One car launch consisted of little more than a couple of oil-streaked mechanics wheeling their pride and joy out of a lock-up garage on a chilly winter morning at some deserted circuit.