Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

15 Dec 2008: Sports Personality: Lewis the bridesmaid again

Track conditions meant that Chris Hoy couldn’t take on Lewis Hamilton in a man versus machine race at Wembley – but he won what was arguably the more important contest – the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year.

12 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez test report 11/12/08

Sebastien Buemi has put the seal on a dominant week of testing at Jerez by topping the timesheets once again. Alongside fellow Toro Rosso hopeful Takuma Sato, he was the only driver to clock up a sub-1:18 time.

12 Dec 2008: Awards round-up: who else got what off who

So, those drivers who aren’t named either Lewis Hamilton or Alexander Sims – how have they fared during the awards season?

11 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez test report 10/12/08

The fight for the 2009 Toro Rosso race seats continued to dominate testing at the Jerez circuit yesterday with potential drivers Sebastien Buemi, Sebastien Bourdais and Takuma Sato continuing to slug it out in a bid to lay down the fastest time.

10 Dec 2008: Allen on Button: “Timing couldn’t have been worse”

Yesterday James Allen, writing on his blog, asked a very pertinent question: does Jenson Button have a future in Formula One? It’s something we’d all like to know the answer to – but Allen’s got a slightly more informed view than the rest of us about how Button is viewed in the paddock and what his real chances are.

10 Dec 2008: F1: Could Force India have an all-British driver line-up?

Sick of the grim news from Brackley? Needing to play a little mental ‘fantasy F1 team manager’ to raise your spirits? Well, here’s a far-fetched proposition to put a smile on your face – di Resta and Paffet both lining up on the grid for Force India.

10 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez test report 9/12/08

The first full day of Jerez testing was like a flashback to November and Barcelona for Toro Rosso drivers Sebastien Buemi and Sebastien Bourdais after the duo comfortably topped the unofficial timesheets.

9 Dec 2008: F1: Can a phoenix rise from Honda’s ashes?

Now the dust has settled on the news that the Honda management had been busily digging an exit tunnel out of F1, how are things looking for the team and for its British driver Jenson Button?

9 Dec 2008: Honda’s F1 years: 1963 to 2008

Honda’s withdrawal from Formula One marks the third time the Japanese car giant has walked away from the sport, although never before has it written off a financial investment of such magnitude on the way out.

7 Dec 2008: GP2 Asia: rain stops play after feature race

The weekend’s GP2 Asia racing in Dubai was cut short after a flooded track meant that running the sprint event was out of the question.

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