Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

26 Nov 2007: F1: could a Brit test for BMW?

A seat in next year’s BMW F1 car is likely to be a very strongly-coveted proposition. And one is still open, albeit in a testing role. But, as we all know, these seats can be among the most hotly-contested of all, because of the opportunities they provide. Could a British driver possibly be on the verge of snagging this opportunity?

26 Nov 2007: F1: Coulthard says ‘I’ll definitely be driving for Red Bull’

David Coulthard has moved to squash rumours that he could find himself shunted off to Red Bull’s B-team next year, or even lose his drive altogether, in order to make way for homeless double world champion Fernando Alonso. And the Scot is emphatic, saying: “I cannot see Fernando Alonso joining Red Bull in 2008, and I am 100 per cent certain that I will be racing for them next year.”

25 Nov 2007: A1GP: Jani sweeps Swiss ahead in Malaysia

Switzerland muscled to the top of the A1GP standings following two commanding performances by Neel Jani in Malaysia.

24 Nov 2007: A1GP: Juggernaut Jani scores double pole

Swiss driver Neel Jani destroyed the opposition to score a double pole for A1GP’s Malaysian races, while Britain’s Oliver Jarvis managed a solid second and third.

21 Nov 2007: F1: is Lewis your Great Briton of 2007?

Had you been thinking that it really was time that Lewis Hamilton got a bit more publicity and recognition? Or perhaps you reckon Jenson Button really has been under-appreciated this year, or that David Coulthard could do with a bit of glory after a career as arguably the most successful British F1 driver de nos jours.

21 Nov 2007: F1: Bernie sticks the boot into British government

Bernie Ecclestone has renewed his attack on the facilities at Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix – but the target of his fire this time is the government and not the circuit’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

20 Nov 2007: A1GP: Jarvis hopes to follow up Macau success

Oliver Jarvis will be getting back in the A1GP car this weekend to take part in the series’ Sepang stage – and he’ll be hoping to pull off another spectacular success. The Malaysian races will take place less than a week after Jarvis celebrated a commanding win in the Macau Grand Prix – widely seen as the ‘world cup’ of Formula 3 racing.

20 Nov 2007: Champ Car: ‘Speedy Dan’ promotes road safety

In the US, the holiday season starts with Thanksgiving weekend – and Champ Car’s resident Brits are getting into the spirit with a road safety campaign which aims to cut road deaths during the festive period.

19 Nov 2007: F3: Jarvis wins Macau Grand Prix

Oliver Jarvis is celebrating after a commanding win in the notoriously demanding Formula Three race at the Macau Grand Prix. And the British racer, a former BRDC Young Driver’s Award winner who represents his country in A1GP, is hoping this success will kick-start his F1 career.

16 Nov 2007: Comment: This fudge proves the FIA has learned nothing

OK. Let us assume for a moment that the McLaren team is not corporately a bunch of liars, cheats and hypocritical opportunists, but a group of people very badly stung by the blows and disappointments of the last few months. We know that this might be a controversial assumption just now, but stick with us.

 
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