Posts Tagged ‘McLaren’

3 Jul 2008: F1: British Grand Prix preview

No pressure, Lewis… just thousands and thousands of fans poised to descend on Northamptonshire to see Hamilton defy the form-book, Ferrari, his recent difficulties and the nay-sayers to pull a fantastic win out of the hat.

1 Jul 2008: F1: How pitstop protocols are helping sick children

There’s a wonderful story now running on the official Formula One site about how a couple of doctors teamed up with McLaren and Ferrari to plug a gap in their procedures that was putting sick children at risk.

29 Jun 2008: F1: ‘It was different in my day’, says Watson

Five-time F1 race winner John Watson reckons the rise of technology in the sport has damaged the experience for drivers, who now lack the opportunity to demonstrate their skills unless they compete for one of the top teams.

26 Jun 2008: F1: could McLaren really develop two separate cars?

Here’s a really intriguing story doing the rounds on a F1 website or two – could McLaren possibly develop two versions of its 2009 car and enter the one that would give it the biggest race advantage on any given circuit?

26 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 25/06/08

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli have topped the unofficial timesheet on the second day of Silverstone testing, in the face of an unusually subdued performance from Ferrari.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 24/06/08

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa has followed up his serendipitous victory in the French Grand Prix by topping the timesheets in the first day of Silverstone testing – a circuit that has always played well to the Italian team’s strengths.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Brawn says ‘give Lewis a break’

Sometimes it seems like there’s nothing new under the sun – and the travails of a young driver with a blazing talent for racing are certainly not unfamiliar to Ross Brawn.

22 Jun 2008: F1: Whitmarsh denies it’s McLaren against the world

Disturbing signs that the McLaren F1 team might be developing a siege mentality began to emerge after the French Grand Prix saw their drivers weighed down under an avalanche of penalties that effectively smothered their hopes.

20 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix preview

Everything points to the French Grand Prix being Ferrari’s race this weekend. Kimi Raikkonen must make an impression on the drivers’ championship soon if he intends to keep his world title, and the blazing form shown by team-mate Felipe Massa is giving him a proper run for his money.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report – June 14

Renault’s ailing Nelson A Piquet has shown what a dose of confidence could do for his performance after clocking the fastest time of the recent Barcelona testing stint and ending a dominant Ferrari run.

 
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