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Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013

Photographer says Alonso smashed €6,000 camera

A photographer claims Fernando Alonso broke his €6,000 camera whilst trying to take pictures of the Ferrari driver and his model girlfriend. According to reports, the photographer complained that Spaniard Alonso reacted angrily and manhandled him during the incident in Barcelona ahead of this weekend's Spanish grand prix. The photographer, who said he has complained to authorities, said witnesses also saw Alonso attack him and smash the camera against the ground. "Let's see if through this complaint he learns to have more respect for the press," […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Review: Official Formula 1 Season Review 2012

As Formula One begins to focus on the start of pre-season testing in February, there’s still the chance to relive the glorious 2012 season in Haynes’ Official Formula One Season Review 2012. The annual publication, now in its ninth year, features a foreword from F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone as well as brilliant pictures from LAT. Every driver that took part in a race – and that includes Lotus’s Jerome d’Ambrosio – relays the story of their season, giving them the chance to reflect on their […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Back in the USA for Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is enthusiastic about F1's return to the USA after a five year absence. Schumacher claimed the win at Indianapolis in 2006 and privately decided to retire at the end of the season following that victory. Schumacher returned to the sport in 2010 and next weekend's United States Grand Prix will be his penultimate race in F1. "My wife and I have been big fans of the USA, and also of Texas, for many years so I'm particularly looking forward to the race in Austin. […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Specialists clear Red Bull over 'rubber nose' saga

Three leading specialist publications have played down the 'rubber Red Bull' affair. Recent video footage depicted the Adrian Newey-penned RB8 with a decidedly bendy front nose tip, causing some outlets and fans to question the legality of the apparently 'rubber' construction. But writing in Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport, journalist Andrea Cremonesi said that "according to the FIA, everything is in order". "Word has arrived from Paris that the parts in question are not structural and are not subject to the rigid tests other parts […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Red Bull to decide driver lineup in August

Red Bull is planning to settle the matter of its 2013 driver lineup "in August", team consultant Dr Helmut Marko has revealed. Without a contract for next season, Monaco and Silverstone winner Mark Webber is now Fernando Alonso's closest challenger for the 2012 title and rumoured to be considering teaming up alongside the Spaniard in 2013. Asked to contemplate sharing the famous Italian team with Webber, Alonso said on Sunday: "I don't know. I think it's just imaginary pictures." The speculation, however, is real, as […]

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012

New film footage shows an F1 racing car sliced into two

And now for something completely different: for the last two years the Sauber F1 Team mechanics have been using their downtime to slice a Formula One racing car lengthwise down the middle with the precision of true craftsmen. A new film is now set to give this cutaway model its first public viewing. “Formula One is all about cutting-edge technology,” says Chief Designer Matt Morris at the start of the five minute film. “We’ve all seen countless pictures of racing cars, but wouldn’t it be […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Red Bull: Faces for charity 2012

Red Bull Racing is offering fans the chance to put their faces and pictures on Sebastian Vettel’s and Mark Webber’s Formula One cars at this year’s British Grand Prix, 6-8 July 2012. Organised for Wings for Life, the charity that is striving to find a cure for spinal cord injury, the initiative is open to anyone around the world who wants to race with Red Bull drivers at this year’s Silverstone race and support this incredible cause. To take part, go to facesforcharity.com, upload a […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2012

HQ Pictures: Jerez Day 2

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Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Gallery: Jerez Day 1

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Posted on Monday, February 6, 2012

HQ Pictures: Scuderia Toro Rosso STR7

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Posted on Monday, February 6, 2012

HQ Pictures: Sauber C31

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Posted on Sunday, February 5, 2012

HQ Pictures: Lotus E20

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