Fuel rig failures and controversy

A number of Formula One teams experienced issues with their refuelling equipment during yesterday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Toyota, Honda, Williams and Toro Rosso each suffered fuel rig failures, and the most of serious of those resulted in small fires. The incidents have raised questions about the quality of the refuelling...

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Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems

The 2009 Formula One regulations will allow teams to develop Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems for the first time, and whilst the new technology is exciting for the sport many technical boffins have been critical of its implementation. Some teams will not even be using the new system next year such...

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Heikki Kovalainen

A decent number of Formula One drivers will be leaving the German Grand Prix feeling rather disappointed. It was the sort of race in which everyone could have a done a little better, especially when you consider that Nelson Piquet was only a whisker away from his first Grand Prix...

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2008 British Grand Prix – Reinforcing Reputations

Rubens Barrichello is something of a Silverstone specialist. The Brazilian has always been awesome around the Northamptonshire circuit, and it is one of the few places where he was able to consistently beat Michael Schumacher in the same car. The venue has played host to some of his greatest moments....

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The Return of Formula Two

Last week the FIA World Council announced that 2009 would see the return of Formula Two, a feeder series to Grand Prix racing that previously existed up until 1985. Details surrounding the reborn championship were vague, but the surprising decision will revive one of the most historic categories in motorsport....

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The art of damage limitation

Lewis Hamilton was particularly frustrated after the French Grand Prix and youd be very surprised if he wasnt. The McLaren driver produced a scrappy performance on a day when his main goal should have been damage limitation. A qualifying penalty for his actions in Canada put Lewis behind the eight...

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The Race of Champions

The annual Race of Champions, which was held at Wembley Stadium last year, is great for motorsport and provides the opportunity to see drivers from different disciplines competing against one another. However, the whole event is not as good as it potentially could be and it makes you wonder what...

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Robert Kubica and BMW

Robert Kubica’s sensational victory at Montreal this weekend may not have been expected, but was none-the-less deserved. We shouldn’t be surprised that BMW’s main charge has become the 99th man to win a Grand Prix because his driving has been simply awesome throughout 2008. Kubica has been qualifying and racing...

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Where are they now? The class of 1992

The 1992 Formula One World Championship was the last season that included none of the current Grand Prix drivers. Rubens Barrichello is todays F1 veteran and made his debut at Kyalami in 1993. All of those familiar names who were in Formula One 16 years ago have since retired from...

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