Jean Todt took time out of his busy schedule as president of the FIA to visit South Africa in his other role as the UN’s… Read more →
Along with millions of other race fans around the world, I was aghast when I heard Rob Smedley, Felipe Massa’s engineer, passing on the thinly-veiled order to give way to Fernando Alonso at Hockenheim
Here’s hoping for a great start to the Formula One season in Bahrain on Sunday. Schumacher’s return, Alonso at Ferrari and Hamilton and Button fighting it out at McLaren are among the potentially explosive aspects of a season that holds great promise.
Sadly, race-rigging is nothing new in motorsport, where filthy lucre and arrogance often take precedence over sportsmanship…
TOKYO – Dazed, bewildered, but delighted – that’s the only way to describe my reaction to the outcome of the Brazilian Grand Prix. After missing out on the F1 driver’s world championship title in ’03 and ‘05, Kimi Raikkonen fulfilled his promise and delivered a dramatic end to a momentous weekend and, an altogether strange, grand prix season.
Ferrari is seldom given to subtlety, but the launch of its new F2007 F1 racer was an understated affair.
Editor Mike Fourie revisits some of the high- and low points of Michael Schumacher’s long and succesful career and considers whether F1 will ever produce another superstar of the German’s calibre.
Even though the announcement that Michael Schumacher will retire at the end of 2006 was not really a surprise, it’s still hard to believe that the man that put F1 on the world map will soon bid farewell to it all.
Ferrari will fork out R240 million for Kimi Raikkonen to join the Scuderia when his McLaren-Mercedes contract runs out at the end of the 2006 season, The Sunday Mirror reports.
Ferrari has confirmed that Rubens Barrichello will leave the team at the end of the year and that Felipe Massa will replace the Brazilian as Michael Schumacher’s team-mate in 2006. The widely-expected announcement has generated much debate as to the futures of BAR Honda’s Jenson Button and Takuma Sato…