The only predictable feature of the Australian Grand Prix was that Nico Rosberg won it. Almost everything else was new, refreshing and largely unexpected. Mercedes… Read more →
The 2012 Formula One season has started. And how! The results may show familiar faces – Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton – in the top three places but the evidence from Australia is that the old order has been, if not turned on its head, then grabbed by the throat and given a really good shake.
In a recent interview with F1’s official website, Bernie Ecclestone suggested making races more exciting with artificial rain.
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.
In his commentary on the Australian Grand Prix, CAR associate editor Mike Fourie draws a parallel between the McLaren driver pairing of 2010 and that of the team’s controversial line-up of Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna in the ’80s.
The upgraded Peugeot 207
Peugeot has announced a substantial package of updates to its line-up of 207 models, including a fresh new look, an extended service plan and a more powerful 1,4-litre engine.
The “winter world championship” – Ron Dennis’ ironic moniker for the testing “silly season” that precedes the start of each year’s F1 World Championship, ended when the start lights went out in Melbourne. And, somewhat unusually, the form shown in testing held true for the season’s opening event…
The World Motor Sport Council has decreed that this year’s Formula One drivers’ champion will be the driver who scores the most victories, but, as a long-time F1 aficionado, I have mixed feelings!
The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team has unveiled its 2008 championship contender at the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Heikki Kovalainen and Pedro de la Rosa will test the MP4-23 on January 9 in Jerez, Spain.