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11 May 2008: F1: Massa magic conjures victory in Turkey

Lewis Hamilton tried a sneaky three-stop strategy, Kimi Raikkonen fuelled up and ran a long first stint, but neither of them could find an answer to Felipe Massa who won the Turkish Grand Prix by the simple tactic of driving very fast from the front.

11 May 2008: F1: Turkish GP in six words

The perfect antidote to processional racing – today the lead swapped hands and raw speed was traded against strategy for a gripping race at the Istanbul circuit. You’d venture out to put the kettle on at your peril – but at least no drivers were felled by hitting stray dogs, as happened to Bruno Senna in the GP2 race…

11 May 2008: F1: Turkish Grand Prix live blog

On the surface it looks like more of the same – Ferrari’s Felipe Massa on pole for the third year running and seemingly on his way to another big stack of points for Ferrari. But look a little deeper and this has the potential to be a really interesting race.

10 May 2008: F1: Massa dominates Turkey qualifying

A grumpy Lewis Hamilton struggled through qualifying at the Turkish Grand Prix and admitted to wrong decisions – but still managed to take third and expects to challenge the Ferraris.

7 May 2008: F1: Louise Goodman says women’s influence is growing

One of the most discussion-provoking things we have ever posted on this site was a comment that we’d like to see more female drivers participating in motorsport. It’s still a hot topic in 2008 – and one that ITV F1 journalist Louise Goodman has tackled in her latest Q&A column for the broadcaster’s website.

7 May 2008: F1: When to catch the Turkish Grand Prix in the UK

Wondering what time to get yourself in front of the telly or radio for the latest round in the F1 championship? Here are the broadcast times for the stations covering the Turkish Grand Prix in the UK.

7 May 2008: F1: will Kovalainen be fit to race in Turkey?

Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren team-mate will find out on Friday whether or not he will be taking part in the Turkish Grand Prix. Plus race previews from Honda and Red Bull.

7 May 2008: F1: Davidson hopeful for the future

Anthony Davidson, the British driver recently unseated after his Super Aguri team went out of business, has said he is hopeful of continuing his Formula One career.

6 May 2008: F1: Coulthard analyses his Barcelona problems

David Coulthard’s on-track performances have been making news for all the wrong reasons recently – from crashes with Adrian Sutil and Timo Glock to being illegally cut up by Giancarlo Fisichella and let down by tyre choices in qualifying. In his latest column for the ITV F1 site the veteran racer lets fly at a few decisions made by fellow drivers – and explains how he keeps going in the face of adversity.

6 May 2008: F1: Anthony Davidson loses his drive

British driver Anthony Davidson is facing the suspension of his Formula One driving career after his Super Aguri team announced it was withdrawing from the series. The Japanese outfit is ceasing racing with immediate effect and will not be at the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend.

 
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