Felipe Massa’s condition is improving, and the Hungarian doctors are talking very positively about him making a full recovery – they’ve also played down talk of him having damaged the sight in his left eye.
Today’s qualifying was something of a shambles right at the end, when the timing screens went down and no one knew who’d put in the fastest lap. ‘I got a 1’21.5,’ said Fernando Alonso. ‘What did you get?’
The case against: Adam Waddell My colleague Jason Barlow attended the opening round of Formula E in Beijing on Saturday on behalf of TopGear.com and described it as a ‘proper thriller’. I, however, watched on ITV4 from the comfort of my sofa, and thought it about as dreary as motorsport gets.
What a gob-smacking venue. Beijing’s Olympic legacy runs to a whole series of remarkable buildings. As well as all the sporting arenas and stadia, the seven-star Pangu hotel is behind us, rearing up like a giant dragon, while a vast sighteeing platform straight out of Men In Black has just been finished due north of […]
After 1000 days gestation, planning and build-up, Formula E is officially go. TG.com is in Beijing for the debut race, and things are starting to hot up. In all senses – for all its notoriously variable air quality, the sun is thumping down on the city this morning, and you can actually see the sky.