Posts Tagged ‘Formula One’
5 Sep 2008: F1: the lighter side of Belgium
For some reason the pre-race publicity for the Belgian Grand Prix has thrown up a bumper crop of funny quotes. We can only speculate that everyone connected with F1 is on a carbohydrate high from the waffles and the French fries.
Wondering what time to get yourself in front of the telly or radio for the latest round in the F1 championship? Here are the broadcast times for the stations covering the Belgian Grand Prix in the UK.
5 Sep 2008: F1: weather report for Belgian Grand Prix
It’s the run-in to perhaps the most exciting date in the F1 calendar – Spa-Francorchamps, a track deep in the Ardennes with enough drama to single-handedly do away with Belgium’s reputation for being boring. And what does the weather forecast say? Click here to find out.
4 Sep 2008: Why money can’t buy Vijay Mallya everything
We all assume that it must be a great life being a billionaire – the yachts, the lavish parties, the political influence. But maybe there are annoyances that those of us on more modest incomes have never suspected.
Lewis Hamilton could potentially do more for the image of F1 as world champion than either Fernando Alonso or Kimi Raikkonen, according to Bernie Ecclestone.
We’ve been a bit lax recently in sticking with our promise to report our progress in the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition – in fact, we haven’t updated since Germany. So here’s a quick post about what’s happened in the last two races.
The similarities are striking – two Brazilian drivers trying to continue a recent run of good form and eat into world championship leads, both apparently on their way to commanding race victories, both committing apparent rules breaches.
1 Sep 2008: British GP: what might replace it in 2010?
Clearly the best solution would be not to have to go down this road in the first place. But we think the prospect of no British race in 2010 is, unfortunately, very real. So, what might we be able to look forward to instead?
1 Sep 2008: British GP: why we think it won’t happen in 2010
A visit to Silverstone yesterday to watch the latest round of the British Touring Car championship has brought our thoughts back round to the vexed question of the 2010 British Grand Prix. And we are forced to admit that we don’t think it will happen at all.