15 Dec 2007: A1GP: Jarvis on front row for GBR, Carroll impresses
Ireland’s Adam Carroll, charging hard after finally solving problems with an ill-fitting seat, saw pole position snatched away from him in qualifying for A1GP’s China sprint race.
Team GBR will head for Zhuhai next weekend hoping for better luck in A1GP’s China race than they suffered during the last round in Malaysia.
Team Ireland have confirmed Adam Carroll will drive for them in A1GP’s Chinese race on December 16th, where he hopes to keep up the team’s record of scoring points in every race.
Wannabe pole-sitters hoping to join Lewis Hamilton at McLaren for 2008, then leapfrog him to the championship, look to be facing disappointment. McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh has hinted the team may quietly suspend its traditional equality policy next year and make Lewis Hamilton its number one driver in all but name.
6 Dec 2007: Walker’s words of wisdom
Murray Walker has revealed the future to Brits on Pole (via the medium of the Daily Telegraph) and it features Michael Schumacher victorious while Lewis Hamilton struggles to fend off a rapidly-closing pack of rivals.
It maybe a bit off-topic for this blog, but it would be churlish not to congratulate IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves on winning Dancing With the Stars, the US version of Britain’s Strictly Come Dancing.
25 Nov 2007: A1GP: Jani sweeps Swiss ahead in Malaysia
Switzerland muscled to the top of the A1GP standings following two commanding performances by Neel Jani in Malaysia.
24 Nov 2007: A1GP: Juggernaut Jani scores double pole
Swiss driver Neel Jani destroyed the opposition to score a double pole for A1GP’s Malaysian races, while Britain’s Oliver Jarvis managed a solid second and third.
24 Nov 2007: F1: Super Aguri cuts jobs, blaming budget
F1 underdogs Super Aguri look to be cutting about a quarter of their 120-strong team, according to a report in their local newspaper the Oxford Mail.
21 Nov 2007: F1: Bernie sticks the boot into British government
Bernie Ecclestone has renewed his attack on the facilities at Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix – but the target of his fire this time is the government and not the circuit’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club.