Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

1 Apr 2008: F1: changes to Bahrain qualifying follow McLaren’s penalty

The FIA is reportedly due to change the qualifying rules in time for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Cars that have completed their flying laps will now be required to get back to their garages within a specified time.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Lewis Hamilton is evidently looking forward to returning to Bahrain for the third race in the 2008 world championship – he describes it as “a really cool circuit” and says his 2004 F3 race there was one of the most emotional he has been involved in.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Mosley’s future at FIA untenable, so what does the future hold?

There are times when the truth is far, far stranger than fiction. If anyone had tried to suggest, for example, that the FIA president Max Mosley was prone to the kind of alarming sexual activities recently uncovered by the News of the World by means of a hidden camera, they would have been accused of wildly overheated imaginings.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Hamilton’s dodgy maths

For everyone who’s sick of Lewis Hamilton being portrayed as the golden boy of motorsport – and there are a few of them out there – fear not. We bring you the brickbats as well as the bouquets here at Brits on Pole.

1 Apr 2008: F1: what’s it like to go wheel to wheel with Lewis Hamilton?

One last little bit of Sepang business to attend to before we turn our attention to Bahrain. Have you ever wondered what it must be like to get into a wheel-to-wheel battle with a driver of Lewis Hamilton’s calibre? Well, Red Bull’s Mark Webber has described exactly that in his latest column for the BBC Sport website.

30 Mar 2008: IRL: Dixon wins first race in new era

Dan Wheldon’s hopes of charging from the back of the field to take a fourth consecutive season-opening win at Homestead-Miami Speedway were dashed by team-mate Scott Dixon.

27 Mar 2008: A1GP: grid to form up on Regent Street

A1GP fans will be able to get up close and personal with their own national squad’s car in the unlikely setting of London’s Regent Street next month.

25 Mar 2008: F3: Turvey takes opening win despite snow

A snow shower half an hour before the opening race of the British F3 International Series probably wasn’t what the teams had banked on – but it didn’t stop Oliver Turvey scoring his maiden win.

23 Mar 2008: F1: Raikkonen eats into Hamilton’s lead

Two races into the F1 season – and already the hottest topic is which of F1’s leading championship contenders is keeping his nose ahead in the points battle. And, after the Malaysian Grand Prix, the momentum undoubtedly lies with Kimi Raikkonen.

23 Mar 2008: F1: Malaysian GP in six words

Following on from last week’s bit of fun, summing up everyone’s performances in Australia in just six words per driver or team, here’s our look at the winners and losers in Malaysia.

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