Nelson Piquet’s early hurdles

There is only one team in Formula One that started this season with the intention of running a subservient number-two driver. Ferrari, McLaren, and BMW may be letting their pilots fight each other for victory, but Renault are not adopting such an approach and their 2008 campaign is centred entirely...

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Lewis Hamiltons biggest test

Lewis Hamilton’s 2008 World Championship campaign took an early hit in Bahrain both metaphorically and physically. The young British driver slid down the points table from first to third after a very eventful weekend. He has not had a comfortable start to the year and there are few reasons to...

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The Future at Ferrari

Felipe Massa has endured a torrid start to the 2008 Formula One season and already speculation is mounting that his future at Ferrari will be short lived. There are rumours linking him to a swap with Sebastien Vettel as early as next year, and whilst these suggestions are best ignored,...

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The fight to claim BMWs first win

In 2005 BMW made a big decision to abandon their partnership with Williams and purchase the Sauber Formula One Team. Dr Mario Theissen convinced the board of directors to invest the extra millions into their racing programme by selling them his plan to make BMW Formula One World Champions. His...

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Getting mad at Massa

One of the most fascinating things about Formula One is the mix of personalities that it draws together. There are few other disciplines where people from all around the world converge on a fortnightly basis to engage so intensely with each other. Despite the many different nationalities and characteristics that...

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2008 Formula One Testing Analysis

There may not have been a Formula One Grand Prix since October but all of the teams have been working feverishly in preparation for the upcoming season. The first race is only six days away and fans around the world are getting excited as the real 2008 contenders will soon...

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Jarno Trulli and Rubens Barrichello

Since 1950 there have been 797 drivers who have taken part in the Formula One World Championship. That is quite a large number, but only 98 men have reached the pinnacle of the sport and actually won a Grand prix. Of those who have been successful, just 29 have claimed...

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Rebuilding Williams’ F1 dominance

Williams are one of the most successful teams in the history of Grand Prix racing. They won two World Championships after just four years of operation, and claimed another fourteen titles over the next two decades. They had a win ratio that no other team could even dream of. With...

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Formula One on the box

Formula One on the box Formula One is an incredibly wealthy business and has more money flowing through it than any other sport in the world. It is the source of a four billion dollar per year industry which makes it larger than some small countries. The affluence of Grand...

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