As the decade that brought us James Bond and The Beatles moved swiftly away from the bleak austerity of post-war Britain, so a generation…
It goes without saying, that anybody with a whiff of petrol in their veins will be eagerly anticipating next Sunday’s Australian grand prix from Melbourne. The start of the 2012 Formula One season.
Following today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) has announced that Derek Warwick has been elected as BRDC President. Warwick, whose motor racing career includes 11 seasons and 147 starts in Formula One, wins in the prestigious Le Mans 24 hours race and the World Sportscar Championship, and three seasons in the British Touring Car Championship, has taken over the role from Damon Hill OBE.
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.
Josh Hill lives every 19-year old’s dream at the wheel of Ford’s 345bhp Focus RS500
Silverstone launches new 3.66m Grand Prix circuit.
The British Grand Prix has been saved after Silverstone signed a £300 million deal to run the GP until 2026.
Ever the optimist, Gillett fights on whilst Silverstone claims a deal is almost done.