Fernando Alonso ingratiated himself further with the tifosi by winning first time out for Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix, but the Spaniard was made to work for his spoils by the McLaren of reigning world champion Jenson Button.
Fernando Alonso gave the tifosi the result it wanted in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix, heading up a Ferrari 1-3 as title rival Red Bull Racing missed the front row for the first time all season.
Lewis Hamilton says he has now completely cleared the air with former McLaren team-mate Fernando Alonso, in the wake of the explosive safety car controversy in Valencia and the pair’s subsequent public war of words.
Tomorrow morning then, the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, the atypical, anachronistic antidote to all Bernie’s new world circuits kicks off and, almost despite ourselves, we are quite extraordinarily excited. So the cars travel more slowly than anywhere else in the world (30mph around the hairpin); so overtaking is rarer than a shirt buttoned anywhere above […]
For those of a petrol-y persuasion midsummer means only one thing: the Holy Trinity of Motor Sport. Monaco, the Indy 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hour race. Only one driver, Graham Hill, has won all three of the world’s greatest races and, with Monaco and the Indy invariably now on the same weekend — […]
Robert Kubica has spent his life driving things quickly. He is the first Polish driver ever to compete in F1. In 2006 he was promoted from test driver to race driver for BMW Sauber, and continued to drive for them till 2009. In June 2008, he won his first F1 victory at the Canadian Grand […]
So McLaren have opted for the ‘let’s put the band back together’ route out of its current malaise with confirmation that, from 2015 onwards, it will once again be McLaren-Honda. It’s not been any secret that Honda, irresistibly drawn to the new 1.6-litre turbo engine formula due next season, were looking for a return to […]