Archive for the ‘F1’ Category

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton gets his revenge on Fleet Street

Would you get in a performance car with a man that you’d dubbed ‘Liar Lewis,’ ‘Houdini’ for his sanction avoidance – or even ‘a quitter’? Well, all credit to some of Fleet Street’s finest, they did just that, on a wet day at Silverstone recently.

15 Jun 2009: Lola is considering future of F1 project

British sportscar company Lola is considering whether or not it will pursue the project of Formula One entry any further – with a decision likely tomorrow.

12 Jun 2009: F1: The 2010 entry – who’s in and who’s out

The entry list for the 2010 Formula One World Championship has been published, and it includes all the current teams – but at a price.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Messrs Sue, Grabbit and Runne pile into historic name fight

The family of Formula One world champion Sir Jack Brabham has announced that it has begun legal action against F1 hopeful Formtech in a bid to stop it using the name in its forthcoming entry. And there are questions over the Lotus entry too.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Sir Jackie Stewart celebrates 70th birthday

As a young racing driver he saw friends and colleagues killed in horrific accidents – and, after retiring earlier than planned thanks to the death of a team-mate, he set about ensuring it happened as rarely as possible in future.

11 Jun 2009: Pssst… wanna buy a used Honda?

Fancy owning a Honda chassis like the one in which Jenson Button secured his first race win? If so read on – fans of the defunct BAR and Honda teams, and of drivers like Panis, Villeneuve and Sato, could be in for a rare treat.

11 Jun 2009: Lewis: my car will struggle at high-speed Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton has said that he expects his McLaren to struggle on the high-speed Silverstone circuit next weekend – but promised that he will do his best to put on a show for his British fans.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Damon Hill looks to IRL for breakaway warnings

Former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill has warned that F1 should only stage a breakaway series if it wants to go through the same trials and tribulations that split American open-wheel racing apart for years and handed dominance to its rival NASCAR.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Latest rumours have Red Bull in, Renault out

Two British-based F1 teams appear to be taking opposite paths this morning, as one raises questions over its future F1 involvement and the other is rumoured to have thrown its hat into the ring long-term.

7 Jun 2009: F1: Button pounces to punish wayward Vettel

Jenson Button made the most of a first-lap mistake by Sebastian Vettel to sweep into the lead of the Turkish Grand Prix and off down the road to his sixth win from seven races this season.

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