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23 May 2008: F1: Monaco GP is Sir Frank Williams’ 600th

Sir Frank Williams, who has spent more than 40 years as a racing team owner, will be attending his 600th grand prix this weekend.

22 May 2008: GP2: Monaco preview

The GP2 series will be staging a double race at Monaco this year for the first time since its inception in 2005. The feature race is due to take place tomorrow (Friday) morning while the sprint race will take place on Saturday afternoon.

22 May 2008: F1: when to catch the Monaco 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 Monagasque Grand Prix in the UK. (Ha! we’ve been looking for an excuse to use that word all day.)

22 May 2008: F1: Monaco Grand Prix preview

At stake at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix is not just the distinction of winning one of the most coveted trophies in F1 – it’s also a chance to grab the season initiative. McLaren will be desperate to impose themselves on the race after taking the hunt to Ferrari in Turkey. But the Italian team was still dominant there and it will be looking to underline this dominance in Monte Carlo with the whole world watching.

22 May 2008: F1: your exclusive view of events in Monaco…

…is available on this webcam, covering the harbour area. You can clearly see the stands fill up and empty at the various times when things are happening on the circuit. It’s strangely exciting.

22 May 2008: F1: Catch up with RBR’s Coulthard and Newey

David Coulthard has hailed a breakthrough in Istanbul after he got to the chequered flag for the first time this season with no failures, collisions or crashes. Writing in his column on the ITV F1 website, he says: “I feel like I got a monkey off my back in Turkey.”

22 May 2008: GP2: Conway’s thoughts on Istanbul

Mike Conway’s latest column for the ITV Sport website is about the Istanbul weekend including his satisfaction in getting some points on the board, a first-hand insight into dodging stray dogs while driving racing cars and a forward look to Monaco as well as plenty of detail about the races themselves.

22 May 2008: F1: Honda Racing TV – great if you can find it…

Over at the Honda Racing website there’s some interesting stuff going on for anyone following the careers of Jenson Button and the various young British drivers on the fringes. The team has its own TV channel named (wait for it) Honda Racing TV.

22 May 2008: F1 quotes: McLaren get reprieve from the hoi-polloi

Wouldn’t it be awful to be in the equivalent of Monaco’s economy class? Oh, the shame of being at the back of the queue at the F1 event of the year – and we’d like to bet that McLaren didn’t often have the equivalent experience of boarding a plane and turning right.

22 May 2008: F1: will Silverstone stalemate cost Britain its grand prix?

The British Grand Prix is under serious threat of ending, according to the Daily Telegraph, because the British Racing Drivers’ Club is refusing to sign Bernie Ecclestone’s standard European contract.

 
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