Category: Race series
F1: James Allen on the Hamilton phenomenon
Lewis Hamilton – new racing star to rival Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna? Or one-season wonder who’s blown his best chance and will now never cut it?
F1: Fernando Alonso returns to Renault
Renault has announced its driver line-up for 2008 – Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet Jr – but there’s no indication that the double world champion intends to remain at the team for more than a year.
F1: Hamilton beaten to Sports Personality
There are times when the ability to triumph over adversity, narrow the focus and just keep on going are the hallmarks of a truly great sportsman. And this must be one of those times for Lewis Hamilton, considered an odds-on favourite for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award, only to be seriously outpointed by Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe.
F1: Brundle hits back at FIA
Martin Brundle has hit back in his Sunday Times column against the FIA and its decision to issue a libel writ over a piece he wrote in September questioning the impartiality of its actions.
F1: Scotland on Sunday calls for Mosley to go
McLaren should expect to start the 2008 season “critically handicapped” due to the “vengeance” of Max Mosley, according to an article in today’s Scotland on Sunday.
F1: William Hill fancies Lewis for the double
News just in from William Hill on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. It’s a two-horse race, with the horse being ridden by Lewis Hamilton roughly half a length in front. The Boy Wonder is odds-on at 4/7 with legendary boxer Ricky Hatton, due to take part in the fight of his life in Las Vegas this evening, at 7/4.
A1GP: Jarvis to drive in Zhuhai as GBR seek to bounce back
Team GBR will head for Zhuhai next weekend hoping for better luck in A1GP’s China race than they suffered during the last round in Malaysia.
A1GP: Carroll hopes to continue Irish improvement in China
Team Ireland have confirmed Adam Carroll will drive for them in A1GP’s Chinese race on December 16th, where he hopes to keep up the team’s record of scoring points in every race.
F1 Jerez test: day four
The Battle of the Sebs at Toro Rosso has a clear victor. Der Seb, young Mr Vettel, has beaten Le Seb, young Mr Bourdais, hands down after topping the rankings on the fourth day of Jerez testing.
F1: McLaren to dump equality policy and let Hamilton lead in 2008?
Wannabe pole-sitters hoping to join Lewis Hamilton at McLaren for 2008, then leapfrog him to the championship, look to be facing disappointment. McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh has hinted the team may quietly suspend its traditional equality policy next year and make Lewis Hamilton its number one driver in all but name.