Race Notes: 2008 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix

2008 SingTel Singapore Grand PrixMarina Park Circuit, Singapore5.07km street track Welcome to the first ever night race in Formula 1! What we learned in qualifying: The lighting works well. The drivers are more worried about the bumpiness of the circuit, which is high. The track is quite wide and there are a lot of corners. […]

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Paul Newman

Paul Newman has passed away aged 83 after a long fight against cancer. Other people have written better obituaries than I ever could, several of which are linked here – there are many others and I suggest you seek them out. From a British perspective he is best known by far for his work as […]

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Preview: 2008 Singapore GP

Preview: 2008 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix This is the inaugural Singapore GP, and also the first ever night race for F1. In order to light the 5km track to make it suitable for F1 cars, high-power lighting has been installed throughout. Some articles are quoting 1500 light projectors providing light which is four times brighter […]

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Move along..

..nothing to see here. I was going to write about the outcome of the McLaren/Hamilton penalty appeal but really, who expected any differently? They lost. Big deal. Who cares? We all expected them to lose. The only people who didn’t were either McLaren employees or British tabloid ‘journalists’. And you know what? I agree with […]

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GP2 Catch-Up – Silverstone

Delayed mini-notes from the two GP2 races held at Silverstone, supporting the British GP. I plan to do this style of notes for GP2 from now on with the proviso that they’ll be dropped if I’m too busy. Nice get out clause, eh? As I said before, I’m miles behind on watching GP2 which is […]

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Racenotes: Gran Premio Santander d’Italia 2008

Gran Premio Santander d’Italia(Italian Grand Prix) Autodromo Nationale Monza [official site] [wikipedia]Monza, Milan, Italy5.793 km (3.56 miles)53 laps Coverage: ITV1Paddock analysts: Steve Rider & Mark BlundellCommentary: James Allen & Martin BrundlePitlane: Ted Kravitz & Louise Goodman Beverage update: Tea during the race this afternoon, these notes are being edited some 7hrs later with the aid […]

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