Posts Tagged ‘Heikki Kovalainen’

18 Jul 2008: F1: German Grand Prix practice report

Lewis Hamilton has thrown down a challenge to his Ferrari rivals for the World Championship title after topping both of today’s practice sessions for the German Grand Prix.

5 Jul 2008: F1: Hamilton outshone by team-mate in Silverstone qualifying

You’d never have guessed it – but the front row of the British Grand Prix grid will be composed of McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen, in pole position, and Red Bull’s Mark Webber.

5 Jul 2008: F1: Silverstone practice photo gallery

A behind-the-scenes look at the teams and drivers at work, rest and play during Friday practice for the British Grand Prix, courtesy of the media operations of Red Bull, McLaren, Williams, Honda and BMW-Sauber (thanks guys!).

26 Jun 2008: F1: McLaren reveals the cause of Kovalainen’s crash

Heikki Kovalainen’s heavy crash into the tyre wall during the Barcelona Grand Prix was the result of a lacquering process incorrectly applied to a wheel, which caused it to move apart and pitch his car off the racetrack at nearly 150 miles per hour.

26 Jun 2008: F1: could McLaren really develop two separate cars?

Here’s a really intriguing story doing the rounds on a F1 website or two – could McLaren possibly develop two versions of its 2009 car and enter the one that would give it the biggest race advantage on any given circuit?

26 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 25/06/08

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli have topped the unofficial timesheet on the second day of Silverstone testing, in the face of an unusually subdued performance from Ferrari.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 24/06/08

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa has followed up his serendipitous victory in the French Grand Prix by topping the timesheets in the first day of Silverstone testing – a circuit that has always played well to the Italian team’s strengths.

22 Jun 2008: F1: Whitmarsh denies it’s McLaren against the world

Disturbing signs that the McLaren F1 team might be developing a siege mentality began to emerge after the French Grand Prix saw their drivers weighed down under an avalanche of penalties that effectively smothered their hopes.

21 Jun 2008: F1: Disappointed Hamilton makes best of French qualifying

Lewis Hamilton will start the French Grand Prix from 13th place – the best position available in the face of Ferrari domination and the 10-place penalty imposed for his Canada pitlane error, but still a disappointment to him.

20 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix preview

Everything points to the French Grand Prix being Ferrari’s race this weekend. Kimi Raikkonen must make an impression on the drivers’ championship soon if he intends to keep his world title, and the blazing form shown by team-mate Felipe Massa is giving him a proper run for his money.

 
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