One of the first exhibitions I wanted to see at the Autosport International show today was the celebration of 50 years of British world champions. Sadly there was no car belonging to Mike Hawthorn, the first British world champion in 1958, because many early Ferrari F1 cars were used to build later racing machines. But … Continue reading 50 years of British champions in pictures (Autosport International 2009)
Here are some more (and much better!) pictures from the Donington Park 2010 track simulator that give a clearer impression of what the track will be like in 2010. These images are from a simulation of the track built in rFactor which will be made available next week. They show several parts of the track … Continue reading More pictures of Donington Park 2010
Donington Park is beginning to reveal more detail about its plans to host the 2010 British Grand Prix. Here are four images showing an artist’s impression of the pit building on the re-designed F1 track.
With 2008 drawing to a close, here’s a look back at 12 months of Formula 1 in pictures. From the launch of the 2008 cars, to the first glimpses of the strange creations we’ll watch in 2009, here’s 99 pictures that I think capture some of the most exciting, controversial, and funny moments of 2008. … Continue reading 2008 F1 season in 99 pictures
Robert Kubica had the chance to sample a very special BMW last weekend: the V12 LMR which won the 1999 Le Mans 24 Hours. Kubica demonstrated the car along with a 2007 F1.07 racer at Mexico’s former F1 venue, the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, which last held a round of the world championship in 1992. It … Continue reading Robert Kubica drives LMR V12 Le Mans winner at BMW World Final
Honda’s attempted return to Formula 1 racing as a full constructor lasted exactly 53 races. In that time it ascended to the top step of the podium and then plunged to the back of the field once again. After two seasons in the doldrums many expected the team to get back on its feet in … Continue reading Honda: 2006-2008 in pictures
Nelson Piquet Jnr appeared in Sao Paulo, Brazil to round off Renault’s series of F1 roadshows. He entertained the crowd with a demonstration in an R27. Renault’s roadshows has visited Johannesburg (South Africa), Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Kiev (Ukraine), Lisbon (Portugal) and New Delhi (India) this year. With Red Bull cutting its Red Bulletin magazine and … Continue reading Renault show visits Sao Paulo (Pictures)
I’ve put some more work into extending the F1 cars picture archive, adding images of the first three BMW F1 cars. Some of the interesting things you can see in the pictures include: The ‘tower wings’ used in ther 2006 French Grand Prix, which were banned shortly after The increasing aerodynamic complexity of the 2006 … Continue reading BMW F1 cars in pictures, 2006-2008
It’s been 14 years since an Italian last started a Grand Prix for Ferrari, but that could change in the near future. Among the changes introduced by the new management at Ferrari is a young driver scheme and yesterday at Fiorano three up-and-coming Italian racers got a chance to sample a Ferrari F1 car. Here’s … Continue reading Ferrari tests 3 Italian racers (Pictures)
Valentino Rossi tested a Ferrari F1 car today at the Mugello circuit where he scored seven victories in Moto GP.
2009 F1 testing continued at the Circuit de Catalunya today. There weren’t many interesting new car parts to observe so here’s an arty shot of a Force India in the autumnal sunshine. Lots more pictures from testing below, including Bruno Senna getting another test in the Honda.
More pictures from 2009 F1 testing at the Circuit de Cataluna below. Today Pedro de la Rosa sampled a Force India, with rumours suggesting he might join the team next year. Interestingly, the car was still equipped with a Ferrari engine, potentially giving McLaren a chance to gain useful information on their rival’s engines. Also … Continue reading 2009 Formula 1 testing pictures part 2
Actually, 2009 F1 testing began months ago – we know Honda and BMW have already tested their KERS, and Williams ran a car with a 2009-spec rear wing on several weeks ago. But today most of the teams were in action in Barcelona and all were preparing for next year. Some ran new aero (BMW … Continue reading 2009 Formula 1 testing begins (Pictures)
Felipe Massa may not have won the world championship but he won praise for his dignity in defeat. He rallied from a poor start to the season to make a convincing championship challenge and forced his critics to revise their opinions of him. This is his year in pictures.
Re-live the championship-deciding Brazilian Grand Prix in pictures. Here’s a selection of images from the race.
Re-live the heart-break and heroics of Lewis Hamilton’s path to the 2008 F1 world championship title with this picture series. Here’s a selection of photographs from every round of the 2008 F1 season.
One-off skid-lid for Barrichello too
David Coulthard will race in a special livery to celebrate his final F1 Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend as was tipped here by Becken yesterday. Here is a collection of photographs of the one-off paint scheme his Red Bull will sport.
During the Chinese Grand prix weekend F1 teams were shown pictures of the new venue that will host the first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the Yas Island Marina circuit. It will hold the final round of the 2009 F1 season. Here are 33 high-resolution pictures showing the track design, layout, construction work and … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix launch pictures
Look back on the highlights of the Chinese Grand Prix with this gallery of 30 high-resolution images from Shanghai.