What should we make of the legal letters sent between Ferrari and the FIA, which were made public by Max Mosley last week? The FIA give the impression that Ferrari’s case is flimsy and full of holes, but the Ferrari representatives hit back that the FIA have failed to address the substance of the matter. … Continue reading How solid is FOTA’s legal argument? A lawyer looks at the FIA-Ferrari letters
McLaren have failed to score point for four races – the first time that’s happened since 1981. But it’s all good for Sebastian Vettel, who joins the ranks of F1 drivers to score a ‘hat-trick’ in a Grand Prix. Here are the stats and facts from the British Grand Prix.
The British Grand Prix was all about one man – and it wasn’t Jenson Button or Lewis Hamilton. Here’s a collection of pictures of Sebastian Vettel’s dominant drive to victory in front of a packed Silverstone crowd.
Top Gear has ‘revealed’ the identity of its mysterious Stig on the first episode of its new series. And who was beneath the mask of the white-suited Stig? None other than seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher. Schumacher appeared on the show to drive the Ferrari FXX, a track-only car based on the Ferrari Enzo which … Continue reading Michael Schumacher is The Stig (sort of)
Sebastian Vettel obliterated his rivals at Silverstone, leading team mate Mark Webber home in a one-two finish for the rampant Red Bulls. Jenson Button was unable to deliver the result the home crowd wanted – he slumped to his worst finish of the year, sixth, which was no better than where he qualified.
Drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó championship Jenson Button 64 Rubens Barrichello 41 Sebastian Vettel 39 Mark Webber 35.5 Jarno Trulli 21.5 Felipe Massa 16 Nico Rosberg 15.5 Timo Glock 13 Fernando Alonso 11 Kimi Raikkonen 10 Lewis Hamilton 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Heikki Kovalainen 4 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Constructors?óÔé¼Ôäó championship Brawn 105 Red … Continue reading Championship points after Britain
1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 4. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 6. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 7. Jarno Trulli, Toyota 8. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 9. Timo Glock, Toyota 10. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes 11. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 12. Nelson Piquet Jnr, Renault 13. Robert Kubica, … Continue reading British Grand Prix result
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Review the British Grand Prix live blog below.
I spent a large part of today enjoying Shell and Ferrari’s generous hospitality (more on that later) which meant I didn’t have much chance to take any photos of the track action. I did snap a few however – here’s a small selection.
Sebastian Vettel starts the British Grand Prix from pole position and with more fuel on board than anyone in the top ten – giving him an excellent chance of winning tomorrow. Here’s the drivers’ fuel weights in full.
Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position for a second race in a row as Red Bull’s excellent British Grand Prix performance continued. The team looked likely to lock out the front row but Mark Webber was delayed on his final qualifying attempt, leaving him third. Vettel and fellow front row starter Rubens Barrichello have … Continue reading Pole for Vettel as Button struggles to sixth (British Grand Prix qualifying)
1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’19.509 2. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’19.856 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’19.868 4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’20.091 5. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota – 1’20.216 6. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’20.289 7. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’20.361 8. Timo Glock, Toyota – 1’20.490 9. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – … Continue reading British Grand Prix grid
Review the British Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.
Review the British Grand Prix third practice live blog below.
On the eve of the British Grand Prix FIA President Max Mosley has raised the prospect of the race returning to Silverstone in 2010 instead of moving to Donington Park. Speaking to the BBC Mosley said he thought it was very likely there would be a British Grand Prix next year – even if Donington … Continue reading Mosley: F1 may go to Silverstone in 2010
I’ve been at Silverstone today, keeping up with developing events via the tannoys, Twitter and the gigantic comments thread on the “teams to split” article. Of all the developments, perhaps the most significant is the news that several teams who had submitted applications for 2010 are now either cancelling them or siding with FOTA. N … Continue reading F1 links: FIA reaction and more Dirty Kate
I’ve been traipsing around Silverstone all day taking hundreds of photographs, in the hope that one or two of them might turn out alright. I snapped Timo Glock’s spin in the first practice session, and got some nice pictures of Mark Webber’s Red Bull when it stopped the second. Here’s some of my photographs from … Continue reading British Grand Prix Friday – my pictures
Can Jenson Button?óÔé¼Ôäós incredible string of podiums continue at home? Or can one of his championship rivals rob him of a win at the track where he most wants to win? Name the driver you think will claim pole position and the three who?óÔé¼Ôäóll be on the podium at the end of the race for … Continue reading Make your British Grand Prix prediction
Review the British Grand Prix second practice live blog below.