News Update 03/30/2008

Jean Marie Balestre leaves us.
McLaren get the last garage in Bahrain.
FIA to announce quali change.
Loeb wins in Argentina!
Mr Max Mosley in some hot water!
Bonus: Allan McNish interview.

 

 

F1Weekly Podcast #263 (03-26-2008)

 

Stars and stripes with fries: Jonathan Summerton is sizzling in A1GP competition for Team USA. The 19-years old from Kissimmee, FL, has raced and won in F3 Euro series and has aspirations to be the next American world champion. Podcast 263 features an interview with him. For more information please visit his website: www.jonathansummerton.com

Podcast # 263 !

Is Felipe frustrated?
Fernando preparing to jump ship!
BMW can smell the aroma.
Motorsports Mondial with Nasir
Interview with Jonathan Summerton

F1Weekly Podcast #262 (03-23-2008)

Spa-Francorchamps: Set in the Ardennes forest of Belgium, Spa-Francorchamps is one of the greatest racing tracks in the world. The first Belgian Grand Prix was staged here in 1925 and was won by Italian Antonio Ascari. His son, Alberto, was world champion in 1952 & ’53. Jim Clark scored his first Grand Prix win here in 1962. Dan Gurney was victorious in his Eagle at Spa in the 1967 Belgian Grand Prix. The photo from 1972 shows Spa at night during the 24-hours race.

 

Podcast 262

Malaysian Grand Prix Quali and Race Recap
Kimi takes the win in Malaysia!
Kubica in second and Heikki third.
Trulli, Hamilton, and Quick Nick sixth.

News Update 03/23/2008

Podcast # 262 on the way.

Kimi takes the win in Malaysia!
Kubica in second and Heikki third.
Trulli, Hamilton, and Quick Nick sixth.

Classified:

Pos  Driver        Team                      Time
1.  Raikkonen     Ferrari               (B)  1h31:18.555
2.  Kubica        BMW Sauber            (B)  +    19.570
3.  Kovalainen    McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  +    38.450
4.  Trulli        Toyota                (B)  +    45.832
5.  Hamilton      McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  +    46.548
6.  Heidfeld      BMW Sauber            (B)  +    49.833
7.  Webber        Red Bull-Renault      (B)  +  1:08.130
8.  Alonso        Renault               (B)  +  1:10.041
9.  Coulthard     Red Bull-Renault      (B)  +  1:16.220
10.  Button        Honda                 (B)  +  1:26.214
11.  Piquet        Renault               (B)  +  1:32.202
12.  Fisichella    Force India-Ferrari   (B)  +     1 lap
13.  Barrichello   Honda                 (B)  +     1 lap
14.  Rosberg       Williams-Toyota       (B)  +     1 lap
15.  Davidson      Super Aguri-Honda     (B)  +     1 lap
16.  Sato          Super Aguri-Honda     (B)  +    2 laps
17.  Nakajima      Williams-Toyota       (B)  +    2 laps

Fastest lap: Heidfeld, 1:35.366

Not classified/retirements:

Driver        Team                      On lap
Vettel        Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)    41
Massa         Ferrari               (B)    31
Sutil         Force India-Ferrari   (B)    7
Glock         Toyota                (B)    2
Bourdais      Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)    1

World Championship standings, round 2:               

Drivers:                    Constructors:            
1.  Hamilton      14        1.  McLaren-Mercedes       24
2.  Raikkonen     11        2.  BMW Sauber             19
3.  Heidfeld      11        3.  Ferrari                11
4.  Kovalainen    10        4.  Williams-Toyota         9
5.  Kubica         8        5.  Renault                 6
6.  Rosberg        6        6.  Toyota                  5
7.  Alonso         6        7.  Red Bull-Renault        2
8.  Trulli         5        8.  Toro Rosso-Ferrari      2
9.  Nakajima       3
10.  Webber         2
11.  Bourdais       2

Prepare for take-off: Air Asia has painted one of it’s Airbus in the colors of Williams-Toyota and the cockpit adorns Nico’s helmet design. Kazuki is co-pilot but remains to be seen if in-flight service will be headed by Patrick or Sam Michael?

F1Weekly Podcast #261 (03-21-2008)

Both McLarens penalised for blocking.

Podcast # 261
Track preview with Desiree!
interview with Simon Hodgson: Team manager at Sun Trust Racing in Grand Am series.

Pole goes to Massa!
Kimi in P2 and Heikki gets p3
Lewis in fourth, Fernando ninth.

Oh Clare! Will it be V or B? Lovely lady is the wife of Sebastien Bourdais. The four time Champ Car title winner is managed by Nicholas Todt. Teammate Vettel will pack as much heat as the weather at Sepang.

F1Weekly Podcast #260 (03-19-2008)

Podcast # 260 ready to go.

Jean Todt steps down.
Piquet will bounce back! Flavio.
Ferrari suspect that McLaren ECU!
Motorsports Mondial with Nasir and…
Part two of the Nigel Mansell interview.

Desiree with the Malaysian Grand Prix Preview later this week.

2008 F1 in Schools World Champions Team Pulse from Plymouth, England

Friday Practice:

1. Lewis Hamilton Britain McLaren-Mercedes 01:35.055
2. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari 01:35.206
3. Kimi Raikkonen Finland Ferrari-Ferrari 01:35.428
4. Jenson Button Britain Honda-Honda 01:36.037
5. Sebastian Vettel Germany Toro Rosso-Ferrari 01:36.474
6. Jarno Trulli Italy Toyota-Toyota 01:36.493
7. Heikki Kovalainen Finland McLaren-Mercedes 01:36.512
8. Nico Rosberg Germany Williams-Toyota 01:36.578
9. Robert Kubica Poland BMW Sauber 01:36.671
10. Giancarlo Fisichella Italy Force India-Ferrari 01:36.756
11. Kazuki Nakajima Japan Williams-Toyota 01:36.838
12. Rubens Barrichello Brazil Honda-Honda 01:36.879
13. Fernando Alonso Spain Renault-Renault 01:37.022
14. Nelson Piquet Jr Brazil Renault-Renault 01:37.034
15. Nick Heidfeld Germany BMW Sauber 01:37.106
16. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault 01:37.346
17. Timo Glock Germany Toyota-Toyota 01:37.512
18. Adrian Sutil Germany Force India-Ferrari 01:37.614
19. David Coulthard Britain Red Bull-Renault 01:38.232
20. Sebastien Bourdais French Toro Rosso-Ferrari 01:38.798
21. Takuma Sato Japan Super Aguri-Honda 01:39.021
22. Anthony Davidson Britain Super Aguri-Honda 01:39.361