Lewis Hamilton vs Felipe Massa

Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa are taking the Formula One World Championship down to the wire in Brazil next weekend and whatever the result, their showdown promises to be a thriller. 2008 has been a very hard fought season so it is quite fitting that such an exciting year for...

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Robert Kubica – The Quiet Man of 2008

Felipe Massa will be disappointed after yesterday’s Chinese Grand Prix, but he will not be as crestfallen as Robert Kubica. The BMW driver has been the dark horse of the 2008 World Championship campaign, but after finishing just sixth at Shanghai he is now out of contention for the title....

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Four days at Monza – Part 2

I was lucky enough to visit the Italian Grand Prix this year and when I reflect back on my four days at Monza the first thing I think of is rain. Grey skies and drenched T shirts totally dominated the weekend. However, the wet weather did nothing to diminish the...

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Four days at Monza – Part 1

I have wanted to visit the Italian Grand Prix for as long as I have been a Formula One fan. The Italians create an atmosphere for racing like nowhere else and the Monza circuit is richly steeped in history. It is also the fastest F1 track of them all so...

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Fernando Alonso – Prince of Darkness

Fernando Alonso’s unexpected victory in the Singapore Grand Prix last night was very well deserved and will be remembered as one of the Spaniards finest drives. Although the former champ was extremely lucky to have inherited the lead from 15th on the grid, he was on the leaders pace and...

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Monza Memories – Italian Grand Prix Stories

The Italian Grand Prix was first held at Monza in 1922 and the circuit has been a part of every World Championship season except one (1980). As such, the history and the stories from the Autodromo rival those from anywhere else. Over the years some of the most poignant and...

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Phil Hill

American racing legend Phil Hill passed away last week following complications that arose from his battle with Parkinsons disease. The 1961 World Champion was a truly great driver and his loss will have a big affect on the motorsport community. Phil Hill’s story is an interesting one in that he...

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Ferrari under fire

There is sometimes an argument that Ferrari is given preferential treatment by the FIA. This is more of a perception than a reality and dates back to Enzo Ferrari’s shameless exploitation of his companys value to the sport. However, the case for some sort of FIA favouritism was bolstered over...

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Why is Formula One my favourite sport?

August is a fantastic month for casual sports fans this year as the Beijing Olympics get beamed into television sets all around the world. It exposes many armchair enthusiasts, including myself, to sports that we wouldnt otherwise have noticed. When else are you going to see handball broadcast on prime...

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Who’s who in GP2

There are currently five drivers in the Grand Prix field that have used GP2 as a springboard into Formula One. Of those five men, two of them are race winners and the other three have each stood on the podium. That reflects well on the junior category and the calibre...

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