Three drivers will go into the last race of the season still able to win the championship. It’s the first time this has happened since 1986.
The F1 drivers’ championship will go down to the final race at Interlagos as Lewis Hamilton failed to score in Shanghai while title rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso finished first and second. Hamilton retired on his way into the pits after delaying his switch to slick tyres until it was too late. That let … Continue reading Raikkonen win blows title race open
Atrocious conditions a the Fuji Speedway and a collision with Robert Kubica failed to put Lewis Hamilton off his stride.
Over the final races of 2004 we often saw a very different Michael Schumacher. Was his crash at Monza the moment began to serious consider retiring from the sport?
Felipe Massa answered his critics in the best possible way with a clean and error-free drive to his first win of the season in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
McLaren decisively turned the tables on Ferrari with a clinical victory for Fernando Alonso in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen got his world championship bid for Ferrari off to the best possible start with a clinical victory in the Australian Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton scored a debut podium.
Damon Hill signed off a difficult 1995 campaign by winning the Australian Grand Prix by two entire laps, on the final occasion Adelaide played host to the race.
Giancarlo Baghetti made Formula One history by becoming the first driver to win on his world championship debut.
The battle for the Formula One drivers’ championship has gone down to the final race. As much as F1 gets slated for being ‘predictable’, this is not as unusual an event as you might think.
Michael Schumacher beat Fernando Alonso to the chequered flag in China to put the pair level on points in the lead of the championship.
It was a Bridgestone day. The Ferraris cruised to an easy win, never even needing to approach the stunning pace they hinted at in qualifying. The only reason they didn’t lock out the front row of the grid was that McLaren inexplicably gave Kimi Raikkonen only ten laps’ worth of fuel. But even with half … Continue reading Schumacher storms to Hockenheim win
Silverstone provided an ultra-fast spectacle this year, but not the scintillating racing we so memorably saw in 2003. No, this was a Barcelona-style procession: a demonstration of the phenomenal cornering abilities of modern cars, but not the combative talents of their drivers. If you needed proof that the cause lies with the aerodynamic properties of … Continue reading Alonso flies to Silverstone victory
Fernando Alonso stamped his authority all over the Australian Grand Prix – while the field behind him fell by the wayside. Michael Schumacher, Juan Pablo Montoya and Jenson Button were among the casualties. Button rocketed to pole position on Saturday on a very competitive fuel load, and successfully converted the advantage into the race lead. … Continue reading Alonso wins again after pole winner Button blows up
Champion Fernando Alonso edged out Michael Schumacher in a thrilling tussle as Kimi Raikkonen charged from the back.
The Formula One calendar was extended to nineteen rounds this year, but the sport would have been far better served by ending on the high of last weekend’s thrilling Japanese Grand Prix than the forgettable affair that was the Chinese round.
Kimi Raikkonen was finally graced with some good fortune at the Hungaroring and claimed his fourth win of the season while title rival Fernando Alonso hit trouble.
Kimi Raikkonen’s third successive car failure robbed him of yet another potential victory. That and a qualifying error by team mate Juan Pablo Montoya has given Fernando Alonso an almost insurmountable advantage in the title chase. The German Grand Prix was not the overtaking-fest the media hype promised it would be beforehand. What action there … Continue reading Alonso grabs another win as Raikkonen’s car fails
Giancarlo Fisichella won in his first drive for Renault.