Archive for the ‘Topics’ Category
28 Jun 2009: Donington Park planning permission is signed off
Donington Park has finalised its planning permission after the process was thrown into doubt following a legal challenge for unpaid rent by the circuit owners.
28 Jun 2009: F1: Manor gets its first taste of paddock politics
F1 newcomer Manor is getting its first taste of paddock politics after it was revealed the FOTA teams are preparing a formal complaint against FIA chief steward Alan Donnelly over the handling of its PR strategy.
28 Jun 2009: F1: Can Williams and Force India repair FOTA damage?
The Williams F1 squad, suspended from the Formula One Teams’ Association for beating its own path to the FIA’s door over 2010 entry, is now hoping that it can come back in from the cold and join the other teams in shaping the future of the sport.
26 Jun 2009: F1: Lewis Hamilton calls for Goodwood volunteers
Fancy helping Lewis Hamilton raise money for disadvantaged children at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next weekend – and getting free entry to the event while you do so? Read on…
So… it’s a tough call, taking a series into its 13th season. And we’re asking the question we always ask at this point in the run. Is the format still fresh? Can the guys still cut it? Is it still, basically, as silly, as laugh-out-loud funny and as occasionally poignant as we’ve come to expect?
21 Jun 2009: Top Gear: The Stig unmasked – it’s Schumi!
It is said that he once ate 15 jars of pickled onions then refused to use the bathroom for a week. And secret racing driver cabals meet to worship stacks of his used tyres. Who else could The Stig be but Schumi?
21 Jun 2009: Trailer for tonight’s new series of Top Gear
Tonight The Stig is unmasked on BBC Two in front of a waiting nation. Michael Schumacher? Lewis Hamilton? Billie Piper? Oh, no, not Jason Kay, for the love of God.
F1 rights holder Bernie Ecclestone went on live television from the British Grand Prix paddock on Saturday and said the words that a nation’s motorsport fans desperately wanted to hear: there will be a race in 2010, and it could be at Silverstone. So what was the catch?
19 Jun 2009: F1: Win a paddock pass to the European Grand Prix
So, how do you fancy Spain in August? Long, hot summer afternoons, the sun glinting off the Mediterranean, the scream of F1 cars around Valencia Harbour… sounds good? Thought so. Well, we’ve teamed up with Renault F1 (honest, we have) to give you the chance of going to the European Grand Prix as their guest.