Posts Tagged ‘Damon Hill’

17 Aug 2009: Will Middle Eastern money secure Silverstone’s F1 future?

Calling in Middle Eastern financiers is likely to be the only way the Silverstone circuit will ever be able to afford to bring its facilities up to the standards required by Formula One promoter Bernie Ecclestone, reports suggest.

3 Aug 2009: F1: Hamilton vs Schumacher – game on!

It’s one of the world’s great sporting topics of conversation. The temporary return of iconic F1 world champion Michael Schumacher to racing has provided fans with hours of material for speculation down the pub.

20 Jul 2009: Damon Hill finally hits out at Ecclestone

In the whole saga of the future of the British Grand Prix Damon Hill, former F1 world champion and son of a F1 world champion, has been one of Silverstone’s greatest assets.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Damon Hill looks to IRL for breakaway warnings

Former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill has warned that F1 should only stage a breakaway series if it wants to go through the same trials and tribulations that split American open-wheel racing apart for years and handed dominance to its rival NASCAR.

4 Jun 2009: Though the photographers’ eyes: Monaco, Indy and more

A round-up of all the photos we featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site in late May and the beginning of June, from Indy 500 practice and Monaco qualifying to the launch of Formula Two.

4 May 2009: F1: Is British GP protected by the Concorde Agreement?

The possibility of crucial protection for the British Grand Prix and four other classic European races to remain on F1’s calendar has emerged – courtesy of an unnamed team principal.

25 Apr 2009: Donington’s planning permission could be revoked

The Donington situation gets more complicated by the day – but councillors are now threatening to revoke the circuit’s planning permission over unsigned documents. At least the BTCC is still slated to turn up…

25 Jan 2009: Damon Hill given honorary award

Damon Hill is being presented with an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Northampton in recognition of his contribution to motorsport – in his career as a World Championship-winning racing driver and for his work locally.

10 Dec 2008: Alexander Sims is BRDC Young Driver of the Year

And the winner is… Alexander Sims is the 20th young driver of the year to be named since David Coulthard took the first ever McLaren Autosport BRDC Award in 1989.

21 Nov 2008: Over the white line: DC’s had his Irn-Bru and is man enough to race…

Gosh, what a week. You’d never know we were in the F1 close season, would you? Join us in ignoring the credit crisis, the ugly-duckling cars and the loss of races, and instead searching out some of the more fun and interesting things to happen this week.

 
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