|FAN ESSENTIALS: MONACO GRAND PRIX WITH DAN AND DC|
|MONACO – What can you say about the Monaco Grand Prix that hasn't already been said a thousand times: jewel in the crown, F1's glamour capital, a legendary circuit that sorts the men from the boys. The thing is, while the clichés get trotted out more regularly than an F1 driver interview features the words 'for sure,' they've only become clichés because they're true.
Monaco is a sparkling jewel of a race. The yachts, rock legends and film stars do give it an über-glamorous luster, and it is ...[Read more...]|
|UNDER STARTER'S ORDERS IN HOCKENHEIM: THRILLING ACTION AND ROYAL GLAMOUR AT SCIROCCO R-CUP OPENER|
|The stage is set for the start of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup: the fifth season of the environmentally-sound one-make cup kicks off on 03 and 04 May and promises bags of excitement, coupled with a dose of royal flair. The traditional season-opener in Hockenheim sees guest starter Pierre Casiraghi (MC), a member of Monaco's royal family, go head to head with 23 talented drivers. Unlike last year, tens of thousands of spectators will be treated to two helpings of Scirocco R-Cup excitement on the...[Read more...]|
|1955 Monaco Grand Prix: Trintignant ‘Awash' in Monegasque Praise|
|Heading around Tabac for the final time, Maurice Trintignant would be greeted by an enthusiastic Monegasque population. He would be the unlikely victor, but a little dip in the Mediterranean would make sure his name joined an exclusive list of Formula One race winners.
Maurice Trintignant had started his racing career just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. Before the war would start he would take his Bugatti and would go on to earn an impressive victory in the 1939 Grand Prix des...[Read more...]|
|1961 Monaco Grand Prix: Outdueled by a Legend|
|Powering his way around Tabac, Richie Ginther would find that his time had run out. He had doggedly fought and wrestled his way around the tight, twisty streets of Monaco in pursuit of Moss. The British veteran had an answer for everything but it required perhaps the best drive of his life to hold off the undersized American.
Paul Richard 'Richie' Ginther started out his career in racing as a mechanic and preparer of racing cars. One of his friends and customers would be the great Phil Hill. ...[Read more...]|
|2012 German Grand Prix: Preview|
|Round 10 of the 2012 Formula One World Championship marks the second home race in succession for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. The German Grand Prix takes place on Sunday 22 July at the Hockenheimring which is just 100kms from the Daimler and Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart.
• The 2012 German Grand Prix will be the 33rd held at Hockenheim; Mercedes-Benz power has won twice, in 1998 & 2008
• This year's race marks the tenth anniversary of the circuit's redesign and the constructio...[Read more...]|