Archive for the ‘F1’ Category

15 Aug 2009: F1: Silverstone sets British GP ultimatum

Silverstone has issued a British Grand Prix ultimatum to Bernie Ecclestone and Donington Park – it’s six weeks or bust if you want us to stage the 2010 race.

7 Aug 2009: Williams F1: where racing is oxygen

Brits on Pole’s Andy and LJH were invited by Williams F1 sponsor Philips to join other bloggers and web journalists for a tour of the team’s factory in Grove, Oxfordshire. All in all we were there for half a day – here is what it’s like to be behind the scenes at an F1 factory.

4 Aug 2009: F1: Hamilton hits Delhi for six

It’s good news for racing fans that Lewis Hamilton took up karting and progressed to become a top F1 driver. His sporting CV as a youngster also included cricket and footballl – and he’s been giving a batting exhibition for Indian fans on a promotional visit to Delhi.

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.

31 Jul 2009: F1: ‘Sorry about the swearing, guys’ says Lewis

Lewis Hamilton has returned from victory in Hungary to thank McLaren staff for their work, talk about how racing drivers bond with their cars – and to apologise for his language as he celebrated crossing the line as winner.

29 Jul 2009: F1: Renault’s Duxford test suggests Piquet out, Grosjean in

Thought that all F1 testing was banned this year? Well you’d be wrong. Turns out Renault have found an excuse – and Brits on Pole reporter-at-large Scott McCarthy was there to watch. Here’s his report.

26 Jul 2009: F1: Hamilton returns to winning ways

Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways with a dominating victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, while Kimi Raikkonen and Mark Webber survived post-race stewards’ investigations to secure second and third.

26 Jul 2009: F1: Hungarian Grand Prix liveblog

Well, we’ll all be sitting down to watch this race in a pretty sombre mood, with Felipe Massa in hospital with an awful head injury after being hit by debris from Rubens Barrichello’s car in the second session of qualifying yesterday.

25 Jul 2009: F1: Felipe Massa in intensive care after qualifying accident

Formula One veered from near tragedy to total farce during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Felipe Massa’s narrow escape from death by flying debris was followed by a timing failure that left puzzled drivers comparing their performances to see who had won pole.

24 Jul 2009: F1: McLaren owns Hungaroring during practice

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen have put in the fastest laps of today’s practice sessions at the Hungaroring to take a stunning and unexpected one-two at the top of the unofficial timesheets.

 
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