Posts Tagged ‘Formula One’
6 May 2008: F1: Mosley faces FIA inquiry into his conduct
A leading British barrister has been appointed by the FIA to investigate whether or not Max Mosley’s much-reported sexual exploits had Nazi connotations.
Could the reason for McLaren’s relative lack of pace this season be down to the development moratorium imposed on certain aspects of the car following Spygate?
For most of us it’s very difficult to imagine what it must have felt like to be in Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren when it hit the barriers at the Circuit de Catalunya at 150 miles per hour. But one or two of his F1 colleagues have been on hand to explain – and to recall being in similar crashes.
28 Apr 2008: F1: Coulthard on his role in F1
David Coulthard says he’s happy with his current role at Red Bull – and is making a contribution to the sport even though he’s not challenging for race wins and the World Championship.
It was far from being the most dramatic moment of the Spanish Grand Prix. But the collision between Red Bull’s David Coulthard and Timo Glock around Lap 54 provoked a stewards’ inquiry after the Toyota rookie appeared to shunt the veteran Scot from behind on an ill-advised overtaking manoeuvre.
28 Apr 2008: F1: is Ecclestone’s support for Mosley wavering?
A rather interesting story was posted on the BBC website shortly before the opening of hostilities at Barcelona on Sunday. It suggests that embattled FIA president Max Mosley might not be able to rely on the unconditional support of his old mucker Bernie Ecclestone after all.
28 Apr 2008: F1: The Red Bull takeover proceeds apace…
When Red Bull Racing made its debut in F1 back in 2005, with more front than Dolly Parton and a motorhome big and flash enough to take on McLarenâ€™s, jaws dropped. And everything the team did, from sending David Coulthard up onto the Monaco podium dressed in a sponsorsâ€™ Superman cloak, to encouraging its principal Christian Horner to jump naked into a swimming pool to celebrate the event, reinforced the impression that the sport now had a major new player on its hands.
27 Apr 2008: F1: Spanish Grand Prix live blog
There’s only one show in town at the Circuit de Catalunya today and that’s Fernando Alonso. The stands are lined with blue and yellow flags, representing his home region of Asturias, and the fans don’t give a damn that Renault has changed its livery. The stands opposite his garage are groaning with eager supporters hoping to get a glimpse of their hero…
25 Apr 2008: F1: when to catch the Spanish Grand Prix in the UK
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 Spanish Grand Prix in the UK.