Chris Harris recently drove the new Porsche 918 Spyder at the Valencia circuit. Competing against the Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1, it is the cheapest… Read more →
Given the hugely dramatic and variable season we’re having, it may be foolish to suggest that the first hint of a pattern is beginning to emerge. But that seemed to be the way of it when Mark Webber became only the second man to win two races in 2012, his victory in the British Grand Prix, coupled with second place for Fernando Alonso, beginning to edge this battling pair ahead in the championship.
Alonso did it with typically intelligent and forceful driving, stealing three places on the first lap and gradually moving into the top six, ready to make the most of circumstances that fell in his favour.
But then Horner’s finger ran along Vettel’s line until he came to lap 63, when a drop on the graph painfully represented where their race gone downhill in every sense thanks to a late pit stop with seven laps to go.
For the first time in the history of F1 a driver has finished in the top two positions for the first eight races of the… Read more →
The Formula One circus heads back to Europe this weekend
Are Fernando Alonso and Ferrari justified in complaining about the way officialdom handled issues around the Safety Car at the European Grand Prix?
Although many F1 pundits expected that the F-duct-adorned McLaren-Mercedes team would win the Canadian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton’s victory in Montreal was hard-fought and well deserved… especially because Fernando Alonso gave him hell, writes CAR associate editor Mike Fourie.
Although Sebastian Vettel admittedly won the 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix on merit, the event reminded several seasoned F1 campaigners that indecision can be extremely costly in Formula One, writes CAR associate editor Mike Fourie.
With the track-only 599 XX debuted to Ferrari customers at the Circuit de Valencia last month, all eyes have been on the next Maranello thoroughbred – the first to wear the GTO badge since the iconic 288 GTO of 1984. Details have been pretty speculative, but at least now there are believable images of the 599 GTO to go by.