Fernando Alonso begins searching for a new team

McLaren confirmed the worst kept secret in Formula One last week when they announced Fernando Alonso had officially left the team. It is a shame that Alonso was unable to make amends with McLaren because his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton was fantastic. Another year of them together would have been...

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Kimi Raikkonen repeats Ferrari’s 1964 victory

Kimi Raikkonens unexpected championship victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix was a pleasant surprise for everyone at Ferrari. Even the company President Luca Di Montezemolo said I was not expecting it. It must have been especially sweet for the team who have lost the world title at the final round...

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A new way to determine the World Champion

This season may produce a rare phenomenon in Formula One. The World Champion may not be the man who has taken the most race wins. The last time that happened was in 1989 when Ayrton Senna won more races than Alain Prost but lost out on title glory to the...

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History warns to expect the unexpected

Kimi Raikkonen’s victory at the Chinese Grand Prix has set up a thrilling title showdown at Interlagos in two weeks time. Fernando Alonso’s second place has also ensured that three drivers will be vying for the Championship in the final race for the first time in twenty years. It is...

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Chinese Grand Prix News Update 2007

With all the hype leading up to the race, you’d have been forgiven for assuming it was going to be an easy win and therefore a world title for Lewis Hamilton in Shanghai. But as ever in F1, nothing is guaranteed and Hamilton has learnt the lesson today. Leading from...

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Spyker score an unusual Formula One record

The Japanese Grand Prix was a wet and wild affair that put Lewis Hamilton within reach of his first World Championship. Only another crazy race like the one at Fuji will rob him of title glory. There was another big winner this weekend because Spyker emerged from the chaos with...

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Colin McRae – Remembering a motorsport legend

Colin McRae’s death this weekend has left the motorsport world mourning one of its most loved characters. McRae, the 1995 World Rally Champion, was killed when his helicopter crashed on Saturday afternoon. There are not many people in sport who can be considered genuine legends but Colin McRae is one...

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Spa Track Changes for 2007

START LINE The entire section of track around the main straight has been bulldozed and rebuilt, including the surrounding infrastructure such as pit garages and grandstands. In order to accommodate these changes the La Source hairpin and Bus Stop chicanes have been reprofiled which means the main straight has almost...

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