In cold and dreary conditions last week, three well know racing drivers – Martin Brundle, Christian Danner and Justin Bell – put both 375bhp V6 (F-TYPE S) and 488bhp V8 (F-TYPE V8 S) prototype models to the test around Snetterton circuit and on the surrounding Norfolk roads.
In the build up to the Silverstone round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), nine drivers, accompanied by three of the most distinctive race cars headed for one of the Capital’s most iconic landmarks – the London Eye.
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.
So, Sky have announced the deal that we’ve all known about for quite some time, namely that ex-F1 driver and BBC commentator Martin Brundle will leave the Beeb to join Sky’s new dedicated F1 channel, Sky F1 HD.
Ex-Formula One driver and BBC F1 presenter, Martin Brundle, will join his son Alex at the wheel of the Nissan-powered Greaves Motorsport LMP2 prototype at next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 16-17).
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you will have noticed both the national and motoring press being dominated by the news of The Stig outing himself as Ben Collins. After much legal wrangling, Collins has now been dismissed from his white Stig role ahead of his publication of a tell-all book on life behind the distinctive Simpson helmet, whilst all the while Top Gear executives begin to conjure up who should be given the role of Stig #3.
Get set for another action-packed race this weekend as the series is joined by five famous German drivers.
England cricketers pull a reverse sweep in Jaguar’s new XJ, then are handed the keys to their new team car.
Brundle joins his ‘old mucker’ David Coulthard at the DTM Hockenheim race next weekend.
Ex-McLaren driver Heikki Kovalainen visits Lotus HQ to eye up his new company car.
Brundle pops in for a chat with Lotus, with perhaps an eye on his son’s F1 future.
Kimi lets everyone know what he thinks of Schumacher’s goodbye ceremony.