Desperately sad news this morning that former Marussia reserve driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville. You will recall the awful accident de Villota suffered last year testing Marussia’s F1 car at Duxford. The accident caused appalling head injuries and Maria lost her right eye.
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Let’s do a little experiment here. Who among you reading this actually wants Sebastian Vettel to win his fourth straight world title on Sunday? We ask because there seems to be a bit of a brouhaha here; is it dull for one driver to dominate as Vettel has done or should we instead be experiencing […]
Well, if like the local Korean TV director, you largely ignored Sebastian Vettel, this morning that was an entertaining way to start a Sunday. On and off-track scraps, sparks, fires and fire trucks all served up some spectacular diversion for the dozens of Korean fans who bothered to turn up. The Championship is of course […]
You might have seen on Twitter this morning an exchange between Messrs Clarkson and Brundle. Jeremy, on hearing the news that Sebastian Vettel will start tomorrow’s Korean GP, once again, on pole position suggested it meant another dreary Grand Prix. Brundle came back pointing out that if you want to win in Yeognam, pole is […]
It’s difficult to know whether Lewis Hamilton is feeling horny or broody (he’s tweeted both pictures of monkeys in flagrante and of puppy dogs this week), but whichever it is, he’s feeling fast. Comfortably quickest in both practice sessions in the strangely appealingly landscape in Yeongam this morning, he gave us some hope.
Unlike the BTCC, this year’s DTM won’t go down to the wire, not where it comes to the driver’s title anyhow. German star Mike Rockenfeller (pictured) set himself up with an easy job last time out and needed to bring his Audi RS5 home second just once, either in yesterday’s Dutch round or the final […]
The British Touring Car Championship’s UK tour rolls into Silverstone this weekend and with the Sunday Afternoon Club’s newly iOS7-equipped iPhone showing (we think) sunny spells, we reckon it might be worth a visit. Even if we’re reading those pesky little new graphics wrong, and it’s going to rain we still think it’s worth the […]