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2 Nov 2007: F1: Mosley’s extraordinary attacks on Hamilton and McLaren

Max Mosley has claimed that the continuing success of Lewis Hamilton next season could have a “negative impact” on F1 by reproducing the “Schumacher effect”. He has also threatened to ban McLaren from racing, or to start their season on a “negative points allocation” to compensate for any benefit the team may have gained from inside information on Ferrari’s 2007 car.

2 Nov 2007: F1: Alonso leaves McLaren – but will he cost Coulthard his drive?

McLaren and Fernando Alonso have announced that the driver is leaving the team with immediate effect and will be seeking a new drive for 2008.

30 Oct 2007: F1: Lewis Hamilton – My Story, the autobiography is published

Lewis Hamilton might only be 22 – but he’s already packed in enough incident to fill a volume of autobiography. The book, entitled ‘My Story’ is due to be published on November 5.

30 Oct 2007: GP2’s Conway heading for Honda and F1?

Mike Conway, whose GP2 season with SuperNova was mixed but at times highly promising, is to test for Honda’s F1 team.

29 Oct 2007: F1: Hamilton announces move to Switzerland

It looks like the Boy Wonder may have forseen his first tax bill…

27 Oct 2007: F1: McLaren appeal date set, Stewart not optimistic about their chances

McLaren’s appeal against a decision not to punish the three drivers who finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos and were later found to have fuel temperature irregularities is due to be heard on November 15. However FIA president Max Mosley has already effectively stated that the appeal will fail.

27 Oct 2007: F1: Davidson’s team posts £4.5m loss

Super Aguri, home of the British driver Anthony Davidson, has just revealed its financial figures for its first year in business – and they amount to a £4.5 million loss.

27 Oct 2007: F1: Will McLaren and Renault trade drivers?

Here’s an intriguing rumour that’s doing the rounds at quite a high level – is Heikki Kovalainen about to get a drive in a McLaren?

27 Oct 2007: F1: Ecclestone says ‘silly strategy’ cost Hamilton the title

Bernie Ecclestone, never one to mince his words, has made his pronouncement about Lewis Hamilton’s botched race at Interlagos – he thinks it was McLaren’s “silly” pitstop strategy that did the damage

26 Oct 2007: GP2: Could you design Minardi’s new livery?

Fancy seeing your spiffing new racing car design streaking round some of the world’s most famous circuits? Then you need to enter the competition to come up with the new Minardi Piquet Sport livery.

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