We’ve already covered the new BBC coverage in Britain and how Speed TV broadcast F1 in America. Now guest writer Jay Menon tells us about ESPN Star Sports’ Asian F1 broadcasts… For a region as big as Asia, it?óÔé¼Ôäós a pity its F1 fans and motor sport lovers get such poor television coverage. I am … Continue reading The F1 coverage debates: What do Asian fans think of ESPN Star Sports?
Review the Bahrain Grand Prix Practice 1 live blog below.
Piquet: My recovery starts here Nelson Piquet Jnr: "I think hopefully both cars can score points and we can start from zero here again." Actually Nelson, Fernando's got four points already, it's just you on zero… Watkins on Senna – Part II Professor Sid Watkins on Ayrton Senna's fatal crash: “When they were released from … Continue reading F1 links: Piquet expects recovery
Donington Park has had plenty of problems in recent weeks with several races being cancelled. This was because of building work in preparation for the 2010 British Grand Prix encroaching on the circuit?óÔé¼Ôäós run-off area. Now circuit owner Tom Walkinshaw is suing the track operators for ?é?ú2.47m in unpaid rent. And the company?óÔé¼Ôäós plans for … Continue reading More bad news from Donington
The last official F1 video game came out in 2006 – so there?óÔé¼Ôäós a palpable sense of frustration among many race game fans at the news Codemasters?óÔé¼Ôäó ?óÔé¼?£next gen?óÔé¼Ôäó F1 racer is at least another 12 months off. Codemasters today confirmed rumours that their new F1 title won?óÔé¼Ôäót appear until 2010 for top-of-the-range formats like … Continue reading No F1 game from Codemasters until 2010 ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ unless you?óÔé¼Ôäóve got a Wii or PSP
The Official Ecclestone car collection to wow crowds in Bahrain "A dazzling selection of 24 of these cars is to be displayed at the Bahrain International Circuit during the sixth running of the Bahrain Grand Prix and will be open throughout the weekend to race spectators. It includes some of the most famous racing cars … Continue reading F1 links: Ecclestone F1 collection display
Chua, Toby Bushby, mar-E-o, Nayanesh and STRFERRARI4EVER have taken an early lead in the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship. But it was a low-scoring first round and the championship is wide open heading into the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend. Here’s the standings so far.
Q & A with Adrian Newey Adrian Newey: "We won't have a double-diffuser before Monaco." Injured Schumacher Skips Superbike Race "Michael Schumacher is unable to drive a racing car or bike at present as he is still recovering from his crash at Spain's Cartagena circuit in February." Interested to see how the weather turns out … Continue reading F1 links: No new RB4 diffuser until Monaco
The 2008 season was unusually wet with five races significantly affected by rain – and so far in 2009 we’ve already had rain in two of the three Grands Prix so far. But that is not likely to continue at our next venue – the Bahrain International Circuit which is, of course, in the middle … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix weather forecast
It?óÔé¼Ôäós the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend and we?óÔé¼Ôäóll be live blogging once again. Here are the times the live blogs will be running. If you want to join in running them or have any suggestions leave a comment below. Friday 24th April 8.00 – 9.30am – First practice 12.00pm – 1.35pm – Second practice … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix live blogs
One question that people who don’t follow motor racing often ask is ?óÔé¼?ôhow fit are the drivers??óÔé¼?Ø If F1’s not your thing, it’s easy to assume racinga Formula 1 car is no more strenuous than driving on the road. Toyota team doctor Ricardo Ceccarelli gives some extraordinary insight into the punishing forces an F1 driver … Continue reading How fit is an F1 driver?
Four races in five weeks ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ the 2009 F1 season is off to a hectic start. Bahrain is the last of the opening series of ?óÔé¼?£flyaway?óÔé¼Ôäó races and, after two rain-affected Grands Prix, we?óÔé¼Ôäóre likely to see a much more normal race at the desert circuit. Can Red Bull repeat their form from Shanghai in … Continue reading Expect a Brawn resurgence at Bahrain (Bahrain Grand Prix preview)
Briatore buoyant over Renault form Flavio Briatore on Nelson Piquet Jnr's race: "Jesus Christ, it was a very, very bad race. I understand if you spin once, but this was kind of a contest: the more you spin the more points you have. He spun a lot but no points. He needs a normal race. … Continue reading F1 links: Briatore on Piquet
The Bahrain Grand Prix, round four of the 2009 F1 championship, is this weekend. Here?óÔé¼Ôäós where BBC are broadcasting the coverage for British viewers. All sessions are supported by radio commentary (on Five Live or Five Live Sports Extra) and are broadcast online. Friday 24th April 7.55-9.35am – First practice live (Red button / online) … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix TV times
It might have been a bad day for Ferrari in Shanghai but Felipe Massa’s form gives them cause for optimism. Find out why in the breakdown of the race statistics.
There have been 806 rounds of the F1 world championship – and yesterday Red Bull became only the 34th team to win a race. All the stats from China below including a first for Lewis Hamilton, a career best for Mark Webber, and Nick Heidfeld on the verge of a new record.
Fans’ view of Shanghai Chinese fans (slightly odd) banners Vettel: I Name Thee Kate’s Dirty Sister I wondered what that was all about… Reflections on the Chinese Grand Prix "[Sutil] drove a lovely race until six laps from the end, in sixth, when he went flying off for a big meeting with the barriers. In … Continue reading F1 links: Kate’s dirty sister
Here’s a selection of dramatic pictures of the rain-lashed Chinese Grand Prix – including some excellent photographs of the victorious Red Bull team celebrating their maiden win.
Sebastian Vettel’s second Grand Prix win had a touch of deja vu about it – he started from pole position but the wet race started behind the safety car.
Ferrari are having their worst start to an F1 season since 1981 as Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa failed to score for the third race in a row. The defending constructors’ champions reacted to their non-scores in Australia and Malaysia by shifting Luca Baldisserri off the pitwall and promoting Chris Dyer in his place. They … Continue reading Ferrari’s nightmare season continues