Fauzy Rides Again

Following a run during Friday morning practice at Sepang earlier on this year, Fairuz Fauzy will be taking to the seat of a Lotus at Silverstone during the first session this weekend, replacing Jarno Trulli. The relaunched team have also promised Fauzy three further sessions later on during the year at Hungary, Singapore and Abu … Continue reading Fauzy Rides Again

Flavio Briatore’s Ban Overturned

It would appear that the lifetime FIA-motorsports ban of former-Renault boss, Flavio Briatore, has been overturned. His ban was initiated following Nelson Piquet Jr's deliberate crash during the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, which led to team leader Fernando Alonso jumping from 15th place to 1st position when the safety car emerged - from there, Alonso … Continue reading Flavio Briatore’s Ban Overturned

Looking for a Home

One of the great consistencies of Formula 1 in recent years has been the abandonment of well known traditional venues for territories that have more money than sense; however if someone were to hand you a blank cheque to race there, I'm sure many would happily oblige. It has been rather galling though to watch … Continue reading Looking for a Home

Looking at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Congratulations to Fernando Alonso upon winning the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix - Formula 1's first ever night race. In finishing ahead of Nico Rosberg (2nd, Williams), Lewis Hamilton (3rd, McLaren) and Timo Glock (4th, Toyota) he became the seventh different winner of a Grand Prix this season in what is, quite frankly, a dreadful car. … Continue reading Looking at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix