Hungary for controversy?

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Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher both punished before the Grand Prix gets started? You better believe it happened, and here’s how. Fernando Alonso brake-tests Robert Doornbos (video, external) Alonso was held up by Doornbos in the second practice session on Friday. He reated by waving his fist at the Red Bull-Ferrari test driver, and brake … Continue reading Hungary for controversy?

Can Hungary serve up a Suzuka?

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Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso’s indiscretions in practice at the Hungaroring have left them 11th and 15th respectively on the grid. The last time we saw such a grid was at Suzuka last year when Schumacher started 14th, Alonso 16th and Kimi Raikkonen 17th. Raikkonen won from Giancarlo Fisischella, followed by Alonso with Schumacher seventh. … Continue reading Can Hungary serve up a Suzuka?

Gallery: Glorious Goodwood

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2006 began today. We’re got three galleries of pictures from the event including Williams, Ferrari, McLaren, Benetton, Renault and other cars once driven by the likes of Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and more. Besides Formula One there are supercars galore including the Bugatti Veyron … Continue reading Gallery: Glorious Goodwood

Alonso vs Schu after 77 starts

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Fernando Alonso is clearly the driver most likely to threaten Michael Schumacher’s domination of the Formula One record books over the coming years. Alonso already has a clean sweep of the ‘youngest-ever’ accolades – youngest polesitter, race winner and champion. But the Spaniard has his work cut out if he is to make inroads into … Continue reading Alonso vs Schu after 77 starts

Pole #3 in a row for Alonso

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Virtually unnoticed amid the furore over Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso’s pole position at Monaco is his third in a row. Surprisingly, Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher have the same number of top-three starts. Mark Webber gaves Williams their best qualifying result of the year so far, and McLaren also profitted from Giancarlo Fisichella’s penalty to … Continue reading Pole #3 in a row for Alonso