Having reached an exclusive deal with Formula One Management (FOM), British Broadcaster ITV will screen practice sessions live on their website. Users behind a British IP address will also be able to enjoy post race interviews and highlights amongst other features. Read more... (185 words, estimated 44 secs reading time)
The first official press conference of the season was held today, with the three major title contenders of 2007 attending. Renault’s Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton joined newly crowned World Champion Kimi Raikkonen to answer questions from the World’s media. Read more... (3431 words, estimated 13:43 mins reading time)
It has been announced that Hamleys, one of the oldest international toy retailers, is to continue their sponsorship of the AT&T Williams team. Hamleys will see their logo adorn the sidepods of the FW30 car this season, after the company, once the largest toy company in the World, increased their commitment with the team. Hamleys have partnered Williams F1 since 2004, and the revised deal will also see their branding appear within the team environment. Read more... (170 words, estimated 41 secs reading time)
Super Aguri have decided to delay the launch of their new car, the SA08.
Super Aguri had been planning to launch the SA08 on the 19 February, however due to the ongoing discussions to resolve the financial situation, the team have decided to postpone the launch. Read more... (107 words, 1 image, estimated 26 secs reading time)
Raikkonen once again topped the timesheets on the penultimate day of testing in Bahrain, forcing some commentators to question whether they had been dropped into the film Groundhog Day, where the lead actor Bill Murray was forced to relive the same day over and over again until he became a better person! The World Champion set a time of 1:30.015 around the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, two tenths faster than team-mate Felipe Massa, and almost one second ahead of the lead Toyota of Jarno Trulli. Read more... (229 words, estimated 55 secs reading time)
Kimi Raikkonen again topped the timesheets as testing continued in Bahrain after a two day break. Raikkonen was quickest of the Ferraris, completing a total of 66 laps on day four of the test. His team-mate, Felipe Massa, managed 53 laps until a hydraulics issue ended his test mid-afternoon. Read more... (339 words, estimated 1:21 mins reading time)
The Force India team have revealed their 2008 challenger – the VJM01. Named after team-owner Vijay Mallya, the car features a completely different livery from the Spyker team, despite being the same car – the livery is white and gold with Kingfisher as the main sponsor. Read more... (152 words, 1 image, estimated 36 secs reading time)
The FIA may have concluded their investigation into McLaren and their possession of confidential documents belonging to arch-rivals Ferrari, but the Italian team continue to pursue the matter through the courts.
McLaren have confirmed that key members of their Senior Management team have been requested to travel to Modena on the 18th February to answer questions from Italian magistrates. Read more... (179 words, estimated 43 secs reading time)
The idea of watching teams race around a track on a Sunday afternoon is not as modern as motorsport pundits would have us believe. For centuries, people have been drawn to the pursuit of speed, danger and celebrity. The excitement felt by every F1 supporter was an emotion understood and shared by our ancestors two thousand years ago. Read more... (364 words, estimated 1:27 mins reading time)
While most of us were out shopping for presents and piling on the pounds over Christmas, David Coulthard was up in the hills around Monaco attempting to reduce his total body fat by another 2%! Read more... (909 words, estimated 3:38 mins reading time)