Audi has officially announced that the first series production example of its second-generation Q3, revealed back in July 2018, has rolled off the assembly line… Read more →
A large chunk of the Belgian Grand Prix story was written within seconds of the start as a multiple accident took out four of the leading contenders. But that incident should not detract from headlines carved out by the man who led from start to finish. Jenson Button was clear of the chaos thanks to having taken pole position in the same commanding style he would use to control the 12th round of the championship.
In relaxed and dominant form throughout the weekend – fastest in two of the three practice sessions, on pole by a reasonable margin – Hamilton finally proved the worth of McLaren’s recent update package by leading all the way at the Hungaroring.
Fernando Alonso became the first driver to win for the third time this season but he had to work very hard for it. The result of the German Grand Prix was never certain until the Ferrari crossed the line 3,7 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel’s Red Bull and the McLaren of Jenson Button.
I wonder how Peter (Palm) and Nicol (Louw) are coping with these temperatures. Wait, Peter’s BMW R 1200 GS has heated grips … I only… Read more →
Formula One fanatics are going to have to wait an extra two weeks for the season to start, as organizers of the Bahrain GP cancel the race that was due to kick off the season on March 11. The first race will be the Australian GP on March 27.
CAR’s deputy editor wraps the 2010 F1 season, bemoans the folly of Ferrari’s strategy at Abu Dhabi, and toasts the crowning of the sport’s youngest ever World Champion.
Don’t expect any objective writing from Matai, who admits he’s been a Schumi fan since 1989 – that’s even before the German made his Formula One début.
The motorsports fraternity’s thoughts are with the families of Henry Surtees and Felipe Massa after a pair of tragic racing crashes on successive weekends. And I, like millions of fans around the world, am hoping fervently that the Brazilian Ferrari driver makes a full, speedy recovery. But I’m also concerned about the ill-considered reactions from motorsports officialdom, which only increase the levels of stress in such situations.
Now that the Brazilian Grand Prix has wrapped up, CARtoday.com editor Mike Fourie reviews some of the highs and lows of the F1 season… Please add your two cents’ worth!