Archive for the ‘F1’ Category

5 Apr 2008: F1: surprise Bahrain pole for Robert Kubica

Ladies and gentlemen! Roll up, roll up for a series of splendid jokes about the Pole on pole! No, but seriously, it’s official: BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica has put his car at the front of the grid for the Bahrain GP.

2 Apr 2008: Mosley’s counterattack admits more than it denies

FIA president Max Mosley, under intense pressure following a tabloid newspaper sting, has issued a defiant statement attacking his critics and refusing to resign.

1 Apr 2008: F1: British Grand Prix is selling out

Time’s running out if you want to see Lewis Hamilton, David Coulthard, Jenson Button and Anthony Davidson race at their home circuit this year. Tickets for the British Grand Prix, taking place on July 4-6, are selling so fast that the venue has announced that it is building an extra stand seating two and a half thousand spectators.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Coulthard’s RB3 auctioned on eBay

Fancy a second-hand racer? One less-than-careful owner, reliability a bit of an issue, but goes like a bomb and will look as cool as, er, anything parked on your drive?

1 Apr 2008: F1: when to catch the Bahrain 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 Bahrain Grand Prix in the UK.

1 Apr 2008: F1: changes to Bahrain qualifying follow McLaren’s penalty

The FIA is reportedly due to change the qualifying rules in time for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Cars that have completed their flying laps will now be required to get back to their garages within a specified time.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Lewis Hamilton is evidently looking forward to returning to Bahrain for the third race in the 2008 world championship – he describes it as “a really cool circuit” and says his 2004 F3 race there was one of the most emotional he has been involved in.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Mosley’s future at FIA untenable, so what does the future hold?

There are times when the truth is far, far stranger than fiction. If anyone had tried to suggest, for example, that the FIA president Max Mosley was prone to the kind of alarming sexual activities recently uncovered by the News of the World by means of a hidden camera, they would have been accused of wildly overheated imaginings.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Hamilton’s dodgy maths

For everyone who’s sick of Lewis Hamilton being portrayed as the golden boy of motorsport – and there are a few of them out there – fear not. We bring you the brickbats as well as the bouquets here at Brits on Pole.

1 Apr 2008: F1: what’s it like to go wheel to wheel with Lewis Hamilton?

One last little bit of Sepang business to attend to before we turn our attention to Bahrain. Have you ever wondered what it must be like to get into a wheel-to-wheel battle with a driver of Lewis Hamilton’s calibre? Well, Red Bull’s Mark Webber has described exactly that in his latest column for the BBC Sport website.

 
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