Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

15 May 2009: F1: Lola jumps in – as teams and FIA fail to agree deal

It’s a good thing, really, that racecar manufacturer Lola has confirmed that it is throwing its hat into the F1 ring for 2010. Because, at the rate things are going, only a handful of the existing competitors could be there to join the prospective newcomers.

14 May 2009: F1: That Lewis Hamilton’s a diamond geezer…

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen will be letting the Monaco Grand Prix go to their heads – by once again wearing helmets decorated with Steinmetz diamonds.

14 May 2009: F1: Litespeed is latest team to declare entry

Norfolk-based F3 team Litespeed is the latest to declare that it plans to apply for a 2010 entry to the Formula One championship – with a little help from Mike Gascoyne.

13 May 2009: F1: What effect will a pull-out have in the UK?

If the teams and manufacturers threatening to boycott next year’s Formula One championship were to make good on that threat, how big an impact would it have on the UK’s motorsport industry?

13 May 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes

A round-up of all the photos we’ve featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site so far in May.

13 May 2009: Opinion: Now Ecclestone threatens no British GP in 2010

It looks like the fears of everyone who believes this year’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone could be the last for a while are a step closer to being realised.

13 May 2009: F1: Lewis Hamilton takes on Steve McQueen

This one’s either a triumph or an outrage depending on your point of view – Lewis Hamilton and his MP4-24 dubbed into one of the all-time classic racing movies.

11 May 2009: IRL: Mike Conway out of hospital after Indy crash (video)

British Indycar driver Mike Conway was released from hospital in Indianapolis this evening after being taken there with concussion and bruising to his lungs following a high-speed crash during a practice session for the Indy 500 on Sunday.

11 May 2009: F1: Rule changes ‘harming UK motorsport industry’

Rule changes designed to cut the cost of competing in F1 and to increase the competitiveness between teams could be having serious unintended consequences for the UK motorsport industry, according to a new report.

10 May 2009: F1: Baffled Barrichello beaten by buoyant Button

Jenson Button spoiled Rubens Barrichello’s party in Barcelona with a mid-race strategy switch that handed him his fourth victory of the season and consigned his team-mate to a puzzled and frustrated second place.

 
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