With immediate effect, Formula 1 team Super Aguri has withdrawn from this year’s Championship and from Formula 1 altogether. The team has participated in 39 Formula 1 grand prix races, obtained a total of four world championship points, and finished ninth in the constructors championship last year.
I’m still trying to make sense of last night’s Canadian Grand Prix – a race that could only be described as diabolical!
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Michael Schumacher decimated Fernando Alonso’s lead in the F1 driver’s championship by dominating the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday. By contrast, the Ferrari star’s Spanish rival suffered a devastating engine failure nine laps from the chequered flag.
Ferrari’s Felipe Massa celebrated an emotional first F1 victory in Turkey on Sunday, but the young Brazilian’s feat was outshone by the intense battle for second place between title rivals Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher.
Michael Schumacher headed a dominant Ferrari one-two finish in the incident-filled United States Grand Prix on Sunday. Although only nine cars finished at Indianapolis, F1 champion Fernando Alonso delivered a surprisingly mediocre performance to finish fifth.
The FIA, F1’s governing body, has withdrawn embattled Japanese rookie Yuji Ide’s super licence and he will not race again this season, the Super Aguri F1 team said on Wednesday.
By winning the European Grand Prix on Sunday, Michael Schumacher proclaimed himself a genuine championship contender, and defending champ Fernando Alonso might find the German a far tougher title competititor than Kimi Raikkonen was in 2005.
McLaren-Mercedes dominated Friday’s practice sessions for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai, claiming an early psychological advantage in its finely-balanced constructors’ championship battle with Renault.
Takuma Sato, who was disqualified from the Japanese Grand Prix for colliding with Jarno Trulli’s Toyota, has refused to apologise to the Italian and, according to reports, Honda might punish the Nippon by dropping him from its Chinese GP lineup.