The rumours just refuse to go away – will 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton leave McLaren for Red Bull Racing for next season? The saga continues, but all the ins and outs of a possible move must be playing on the Englishman’s mind as he heads into the British Grand Prix weekend. Forumula1.com’s Hugh Podmore looks at the pros and cons for Hamilton of swapping Woking for Milton Keynes.
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Vettel takes straighforward win in Valencia heat
Normal service resumed as German faultlessly goes from lights to flag
Home hero Alonso second; Mark Webber third after nursing gearbox issue late on
McLarens hard on tyres; unable to challenge Red Bull or Ferrari on pace
A fortnight ago the film entitled ‘Senna’ was released in the United Kingdom. Forumula1.com’s Hugh Podmore was invited to a near-exclusive screening in London, and here gives his personal review of the film
Button wins epic four-hour Canadian Grand Prix
Englishman steals it after mistake from Sebastian Vettel on last lap; Vettel second
Rain-affected race hampered by Safety Cars but spectacle undiminished
Webber third; Hamilton and Alonso retire after both clash with Button
Jenson Button last night took an amazing victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.
In what was surely his finest drive yet in a racing car, the Englishman battled driving rain, uncertain track conditions and ferocious competition to take the win from an ailing Sebastian Vettel on the very last lap.
Sebastian Vettel yesterday took pole position ahead of Fernando Alonso for today’s Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal.
The Red Bull man proved he had lost none of his fight, nor indeed his pace, despite having “stuffed it in the wall” on Friday morning in the first of the free practice sessions.
It is now a mere three days before F1 car engines fire up again on the American continent, in Canada, at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, on the Ile Notre Dame in Montreal. The American continent that for so long F1 has failed to ‘break’ – but not here, not at this track. This track is one of the greatest – up there with Spa, Suzuka and Silverstone as the drivers’ and the fans’ favourites.
12.45pm BST Good afternoon and welcome to forumula1.com’s minute by minute coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez will not be participating in today’s race after his big crash yesterday, and the news came through this morning that as a precautionary measure he will stay in hospital tonight. Everyone at forumula1.com sends their best wishes to the Mexican and his family.
The F1 2011 season is five races old and teams, drivers, the media and fans have had just about enough time to pass at least a modicum of judgement on the new rules and regulations for this season.
12.55pm Hello and welcome to forumula1.com’s coverage of the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix.
“We can’t give you a guarantee, but we think it will work.” So says Sebastian Vettel, referring to his KERS system, the loss of which effectively ceded pole position to his team mate yesterday.