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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Timo Glock – Trials of a GP2 Champ

The Monaco Grand Prix was never going to be an easy race for Timo Glock. His past performances around the principality have not been his strongest, either in GP2 or as a Jordan test driver, and he was always going to struggle against his teammate who happens to be a...

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The craziest race of all time

The Monaco Grand Prix is Formula One’s most popular race and it doesn’t take long to understand why. The wealthy streets of Monte Carlo are the perfect backdrop for the worlds richest sport, and the race will be the most challenging and unpredictable of the season. It is without doubt...

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Super Aguri, Arrows, and Lola

There is a popular saying in motorsport that reads “the quickest way to become a millionaire in Formula One is to start off as a billionaire.” Aguri Suzuki would undoubtedly agree as his team are the latest to succumb to the extraordinary costs of Grand Prix racing. Super Aguri withdrew...

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What chance a Sydney Grand Prix?

The Australian Grand Prix’s future has been in doubt for the best part of the last six months. The existing contract with Melbourne organisers runs out in 2010 and there has been every indication that it will not be renewed. Formula One Management are keen for a night race and...

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Surviving an F1 accident

Heikki Kovalainen’s massive crash during the Spanish Grand Prix was a powerful reminder of the danger that exists within Formula One. The fact that Heikki was able to survive the impact largely unscathed is also a testament to the many safety improvements that have been made to Formula One cars...

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