Is Coulthard about to announce his retirement?
Veteran F1 racer David Coulthard will take part in a press conference at 3pm today as part of the run-up to the British Grand Prix – and the BBC is far from alone in speculating he will use it to announce his retirement. But there seems precious little evidence to back it up.Tagged as: British Grand Prix, David Coulthard
F1: How pitstop protocols are helping sick children
There’s a wonderful story now running on the official Formula One site about how a couple of doctors teamed up with McLaren and Ferrari to plug a gap in their procedures that was putting sick children at risk.
F1: ‘It was different in my day’, says Watson
Five-time F1 race winner John Watson reckons the rise of technology in the sport has damaged the experience for drivers, who now lack the opportunity to demonstrate their skills unless they compete for one of the top teams.
F1: How Glock took the wind from DC’s sails
The one-man quote machine that is David Coulthard has been taking advantage of the run-in to Silverstone by demonstrating again why a media career could beckon once he retires.Tagged as: Timo Glock
Being a Brummie pays off for Murray
Murray Walker, 84-year-old national treasure and the universally-acknowledged voice of F1, returned to his home city of Birmingham yesterday to take his place among its most famous citizens.Tagged as: awards, Murray Walker
F1: Silverstone testing report – 26/06/08
Lewis Hamilton took control of the third day of Silverstone testing, providing a dominant performance for the thousands of fans who turned out to see him and beating his nearest challenger by more than half a second.Tagged as: British Grand Prix, F1 testing, Silverstone, Timo Glock
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.Tagged as: Circuit de Catalunya, Formula One, Heikki Kovalainen, Spanish Grand prix
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?Tagged as: F1 season 2009, Formula One, Heikki Kovalainen, KERS, McLaren
Hill: Silverstone’s F1 future on a knife edge
Damon Hill has rated the chances of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone remaining a fixture on the F1 calendar at 50 per cent.Tagged as: Brands Hatch, British Grand Prix, Damon Hill, Donington Park, Formula One, Silverstone
F1: Mosley launches fusillade at Ecclestone
The decisions made at the FIA’s latest World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris amount to a stack of grenades lobbed in the direction of Bernie Ecclestone and his Formula One Management company.Tagged as: FIA, Formula One, Formula Two, GP2, Max Mosley