Three times Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti announced last night that he is to retire immediately from the sport on medical advice. The 40-year old Scot was seriously injured in a crash at the Indycar Houston street race in October, damaging his back and suffering concussion. Doctors had told Franchitti another accident might permanently damage […]
If you leave a company after eight years, you’re usually rewarded with a nice trinket of thanks. Convention dictates a carriage clock, or, if you work for Top Gear, a box of coma-inducing sticky donuts. But Ferrari, being Ferrari, did something a little different for their soon-to-be-Williams driver, Felipe Massa.
There will be some frosty atmopsheres in garages up and down the pit lane in Austin when F1 rolls in to town this weekend. The drivers market, which has been febrile ever since Mark Webber announced he’d be leaving the sport at the end of the season, has positively caught fire this week.
Oh Dear. The Yas Marina circuit’s ability to suck the life out of the most promising of grids struck again today. After yesterday’s practice and the shenanigans that followed, it looked like we might be in for a classic; Mark Webber on pole, Kimi Räikkonen at the very back and Jenson Button in a low-drag […]
You know when a lap just looks fast? That one most certainly did, Martin Brundle calling it the best lap he’d ever seen Mark Webber drive. It looked sensational and was sensational, the only one to break the one minute 40 second barrier, putting the ladies’ favourite on pole for tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix […]
Are you going to bother watching this weekend? Of course you are.