Tag: Formula One
F1: Portimao testing report 21/01/2009
Damp conditions on Portugal’s Algarve saw a subdued start to Lewis Hamilton’s 2009 campaign as he took the wheel of the McLaren MP4-24 on his first public outing with the car.
F1: Portimao testing report 20/01/2009
It was close to being ‘as you were’ on day two of the inaugural 2009 test at the Portimao circuit as Sebastien Buemi topped the timesheet again. Only the kind of weather that would raise eyebrows in Britain, never mind on The Algarve, introduced a note of drama.
Over the white line: Ben Collins is still The Stig…
What we’d really like to know is, if Ben Collins (aka The Stig) was a stunt driver on recent Bond film A Quantum of Solace, how many Aston Martins does he have on his conscience?
F1: Portimao testing report 19/01/2008
Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi, one of the newest drivers on the F1 grid, brought his timesheet-topping habits into the new year as he continued to make a splash in winter testing.
F1: Dennis says FOTA – and proper research – crucial to sport’s future
Co-operation between all the teams on the F1 grid, whether front-runners or back-markers, privateers or manufacturer-backed, will be the only way to secure the support’s survival, according to Ron Dennis.Tagged as: cost-cutting, FIA, Formula One, FOTA, McLaren, Ron Dennis
F1: Is this the 2009 championship-winning car?
The world of F1 got its first, long-awaited look at the car that’s a leading contender for the 2009 World Championship on Friday – the McLaren MP4-24 with Lewis Hamilton’s number one on the nose.Tagged as: F1 season 2009, Formula One, Heikki Kovalainen, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, McLaren MP4-24, Ron Dennis
Over the white line: put a quid or two on Felipe…
Massa has proved he is superb racer who pulled a cracking 2008 season out of the hat to become Ferrari’s lead driver against all expectations. He could do with a clean slate this year, without Bernie stirring things.
Richards: cash crunch still hasn’t sunk in for F1
We’ll pass on more or less without comment some recent words from Prodrive chief David Richards about the economic challenges currently facing top-flight motorsport, because they pretty much speak for themselves.Tagged as: David Richards, Formula One, Quotes to watch out for
Anthony Davidson giving up on F1?
British former F1 racer Anthony Davidson has said that the exit of Honda from the sport realistically ends his hopes of getting a 2009 drive, leading him to turn his attention to sports cars.Tagged as: 24hrs of Le Mans, Anthony Davidson, Formula One, Honda, Prodrive, sportscars