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.
It takes a lot to make Ross Brawn emotional. But he does have his moments. One was when Jenson Button clinched the 2009 World Championship at the end of the incredible single year of F1 for the Brawn team…
Old racecars make their presence felt at Killarney this weekend.
Sebastian Vettel has won six of the first nine races in 2011 and therefore could have backed off, knowing that consistent podium finishes would have ensured his retention of the world championship…
Round six of the 2011 Formula season takes place in Monaco this weekend.
In 2012, a new racing series arrives and brings with it the scream, er… whirr of electric motors.
CAR’s deputy editor wraps the 2010 F1 season, bemoans the folly of Ferrari’s strategy at Abu Dhabi, and toasts the crowning of the sport’s youngest ever World Champion.
Fans of the revived Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) series will be overjoyed to hear that BMW has officially announced that it intends to return to the iconic series to contend by the 2012 season with a car that helped define the first DTM era – the M3.
With Sebastien Loeb’s seventh world championship riding on a home win – this year Rally de France replaced the historical Tour de Corse – and a one-two for Citroën to bring the team a sixth world championship, the weekend couldn’t have ended sweeter for both parties.
With the FIA having passed new regulation with regard to the 2011 World Rally Championship, stalwarts Ford and Citroen have been hard at work developing and preparing the new-spec cars for next year’s season with another championship contender, Mini, hot on their heels. The Paris Motor Show is where the cars make their international debut.