It’s not often that a major race championship is won in August, or with 3 races remaining, so here’s a shout-out to Carlin’s Enaam…
“My friends often ask me if I get scared by what I do or find it intimidating and I have to say no, of course not. It’s not because if I did I’d be slow but it’s because if you’re scared of this sport you’re going to be a danger to yourself, to others and likely to cause an accident. So no, I’m not scared at all.”
These words sound like some long lost mythical quotes by the legendary Ayrton Senna, but instead they’re from the cerebral man most likely to succeed Lewis Hamilton as Britain’s next top racing driver – 17 year old Jack Harvey.
On Tuesday 8 May, Jacques Villeneuve will take to the Fiorano track at the wheel of the 312 T4 driven by his father Gilles in 1979, the season that he and Jody Scheckter brought the Scuderia the Constructors’ title, with the South African also taking the Drivers’ World Championship.
There’s a stunning set of images over at mclaren.com taken by photographer Darren Heath, which explore a secret location somewhere in the south of England that McLaren use to store their old race cars.
To mark the start of the 2011 Formula One season at Melbourne this weekend, website driven.co.uk have compiled a list of the Top 10 misconceptions about Formula 1. Editor Chris Davies has taken a light-hearted look at some of the more obvious ones, be assures us that the list is by no means exhaustive – in fact he encourages you to add to his list with your own suggestions.
I made the idiotic mistake of waking at 06:45 on Sunday morning, so grabbed a Twinings and whacked the GP on. Like most of you, I was delighted to see the rain pouring from the leaden Korean sky and thought we were in for one the best races of the season.
Rick Osborn speaks to Sutton Images CEO Keith Sutton about his early days, his friend Ayrton Senna and life in F1.
Every soap opera needs its villain, so is that the role of Michael Schumacher in the Formula One drama?
Lewis Hamilton – does he deserve the flak or are we being hypocrites.
The three-times world champion leads the pack in a unique poll voted upon by fellow F1 drivers.
One of the finest laps ever completed – the move around the outside of the Craner curves beggars belief. He then went on to lap everyone bar Damon Hill.