Round six of the 2011 Formula season takes place in Monaco this weekend.
Fernando Alonso CAN win a third consecutive world championship title this year. At Monaco, rookie Lewis Hamilton had no choice but to settle for second while he watched and learned from the master!
The F1 season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix is more than three months away, but Toyota Racing sprung a surprise by unveiling its 2006 car at the start of a four-day test session at Barcelona on Tuesday.
BAR Honda has confirmed a “multi-year” deal with Rubens Barrichello. The Ferrari driver will join the Brackley-based team from next year, but does the move herald the beginning of the end of Rubinho’s F1 tenure – or a renaissance in his career?
McLaren-Mercedes test driver Alexander Wurz will compete in his first grand prix for four years when he substitutes Juan-Pablo Montoya at Imola this weekend. The San Marino Grand Prix will arguably be the biggest opportunity of the lanky Austrian’s career.
Ferrari’s Michael Schumacher led from pole position in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix to finish ahead of his brother, Williams’ Ralf Schumacher, at a Suzuka circuit largely unaffected by the weekend’s tropical storm.
The F1 circus is stationed at Suzuka this weekend for the Japanese Grand Prix, although the approaching tropical storm Ma-on is expected to pass within kilometres of the track. Saturday’s scheduled qualifying session has been cancelled for safety reasons.
F1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone has dropped the British Grand Prix from next year’s calendar after the owners of the Silverstone circuit and Formula One Management (FOM) failed to agree terms over the race sanctioning fee.
The reason for Italian Jarno Trulli’s premature departure from Renault this week has been revealed… As expected, the Italian has joined Toyota – and will test for the team at Silverstone on Thursday.
Toyota F1 pilot and former Monaco Grand Prix winner Olivier Panis will retire from racing at the end of the season, but has signed on as the Japanese team’s test driver until the end of 2006.