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13 May 2008: F1: Magny-Cours is off the calendar

Magny-Cours – the rural French racetrack famed for having facilities so poor that David Coulthard was inspired to go out and buy a motorhome – is officially off the F1 calendar.

13 May 2008: F1: renewed backlash against customer car ruling

A couple of interesting reports today for those following the arguments over whether customer cars are good or bad for the sport.

13 May 2008: F1: gearing up for Monaco

The Monte Carlo Grand Prix remains our favourite race of the year – and we know that we’re hardly original in our choice. Small wonder then that, with the Monaco event less than two weeks away, the sport is already gearing up for its showcase fixture.

13 May 2008: F1 quotes: Webber threatens to get on his bike…

A slight deviation from the script now as we take a detour from the doings of British racing drivers to report some well-chosen words from the Australian Mark Webber.

13 May 2008: F1: now Massa joins Hamilton in shunning GPDA

An article in today’s Independent does Lewis Hamilton little credit, suggesting as it does that he won’t support the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association because he rather petulantly doesn’t want to pay the fees.

13 May 2008: F1: Our McLaren Grand Prix League freefall is now merely a slide

McLaren has done its sums, and the latest scores from round five of its Grand Prix League fantasy racing competition are now up on the site. The Brits on Pole team is delighted to announce that its trapdoor-like habit of dropping hundreds of places after every race is now a slide. A mere trickle, in fact.

13 May 2008: F1: Webber praises reaction to Turkey dog hazard

Sunday’s GP2 race in Turkey brought scenes that few fans will have enjoyed watching – the sight of stray dogs venturing onto the Istanbul track and, in one case, being run down by Bruno Senna’s car.

13 May 2008: F1: Hamilton’s wirework not up to his driving

Part of being a top-flight sports star is presumably learning when to say no – and that’s a lesson which has come home to Lewis Hamilton after a stunt for sponsors left him red-faced and tongue-tied.

13 May 2008: F1: Honda’s Fry has nothing to offer Davidson

Nick Fry’s bid to prove that he’s the hardest-headed team boss in F1 goes on apace with the news that the driveless Brit Anthony Davidson currently has little to expect from Honda.

13 May 2008: F1: Hamilton in “territory of champions”

Lewis Hamilton’s been getting a fair bit of stick recently, so it was nice to read this analysis of his Turkish Grand Prix performance from Mark Blundell in The Telegraph.

 
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