To valencia and beyond

Fernando Alonso may not have won the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend but his effect on the sport in his home country was evident for all to see. Alonso’s championship victories have made as much impact off the track as they have on it. The Spanish Formula One Grand Prix...

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Beaten By the ‘B’ Team – Hondas Nightmare

In 1996 Benetton F1 manager Flavio Briatore took control of the Ligier Formula One team. When previous owner Tom Walkinshaw sold out if left the door open for Briatore to take control of a second Formula One outfit. Briatore’s concern in Ligier was merely financial. He wasn’t interested in transforming...

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Customer Cars in F1 – The Debate

Customer cars have become a big talking point in Formula One this year. Both Red Bull and Honda have given chassis and design support to their ‘B’ teams and it has caused massive controversy throughout the paddock. The sport’s regulations stipulate that every team must design and build their own...

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Massa and Trulli – Bahrain 2007 Review

Felipe Massa told reporters last week that before and after every Grand Prix he talks on the phone to Michael Schumacher. I would love to listen in to one of those conversations and I’m sure many F1 fans around the world feel the same way. It would be fascinating to...

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Adrian Sutil ahead of Bahrain 2007

Lewis Hamilton arrives in Bahrain with a big weight off his shoulders. It’s not always easy for grand prix newcomers to establish themselves, but Hamilton has done so emphatically. After only two races at the highest level he has shown that he belongs in Formula One and can mix it...

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FIA post-race press conference – Bahrain

Q: Felipe, what a fantastic day for you after Malaysia. A perfect afternoon for you? Felipe Massa: Yeah, definitely. For sure now we have a good break, so it will be a good time to think about things and enjoy this nice result. The results in the first two races...

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Qualifying Report Bahrain GP 14/04/07

Ferrari will once again lead from the front after Felipe Massa took pole position in qualifying for tomorrow’s Bahrain Grand Prix. The Brazilian was fastest in Malaysia qualifying last week and will again start at the front of the grid after clocking a time of 1:32.652s on the Sakhir circuit....

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Fast But Flawed Felipe

Competing at the highest level of any sport is not an easy thing to do. Athletes the world over are placed under enormous pressure, forced to make split second decisions, and are regularly pushed to the limit. However little of this is taken into consideration by an army of armchair...

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Lewis Hamilton Vs Jaques Villeneuve

Lewis Hamilton made quite an impact on the Formula One world at Albert Park. He was fast, consistent, and made no major mistakes on his way to a performance that any driver on the grid would be proud of. It was a remarkable debut and it lived up to the...

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Bridgestone and Ferrari

Bridgestone’s marketing department started 2007 with an unusual problem. For the first time in several years they were going to be the sole Grand Prix tyre manufacturer, and whilst it looks good to have ‘Official tyre supplier to Formula One’ on a billboard it also comes with a downside. Without...

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