Archive for the ‘F1’ Category

19 Aug 2007: F1: Is Christian Horner a smarter team boss than Ron Dennis?

If Kimi Raikkonen had been partnered at McLaren in 2005 by David Coulthard rather than Juan-Pablo Montoya then he would have got those crucial extra points and challenged Fernando Alonso for the drivers’ championship. With the re-writing of motorsport history that this would have entailed.

18 Aug 2007: F1: Nothing to see here but racing, say McLaren and Hamilton

Somewhere inside the maelstrom of controversy that is the McLaren F1 organisation, a racing team is struggling to get out.

17 Aug 2007: F1: Button hoping for some fun in Turkey

Jenson Button’s miserable season hasn’t given him much to smile about, so it’s little wonder that he’s hoping for some fun at one of his favourite circuits.

14 Aug 2007: Coulthard: F1 a sport? Don’t make me laugh.

The mistake F1 fans make, says veteran driver David Coulthard, is to kid themselves they’re watching a sport. If they’d only remember it’s 90 per cent business then everything would make a lot more sense.

10 Aug 2007: Jim Clark honoured in Utah ceremony

The former F1 champion and Indy500 winner Jim Clark has been honoured in a ceremony at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele Valley, Utah.

8 Aug 2007: Everything and everyone is rubbish, says Mansell

Former F1 and CART champion Nigel Mansell, who earlier this week criticised McLaren for its handling of the Hamilton / Alonso row, has now launched a salvo against Jenson Button.

6 Aug 2007: F1: Super Aguri’s sponsorship woes threaten Davidson’s season

Potentially bad news for Anthony Davidson and his fans. It is reported that Aguri Suzuki, Super Aguri team principal, is having to tighten his belt following the failure of a sponsor to cough up a considerable sum of promised cash.

6 Aug 2007: F1: Ron Dennis – a new career beckons?

It’s been a truly torrid few days for the hard man of F1. Surely he must wake up some mornings and ask himself: is all this worthwhile?

6 Aug 2007: F1: Why B-teams are bad news for the Brits

We find ourselves, here at Brits On Pole, wondering whether the trend for manufacturers to stake out great chunks of F1 real estate by running a second team is really paying off – for either them or for their drivers.

5 Aug 2007: F1: Hungarian GP round-up

A quick round-up of what the British drivers and their teams thought of the Hungarian Grand Prix.

 
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