|2001 Canadian Grand Prix: No Brotherly Love Here|
| ||Though highly regarded from the moment he set his sights on a career in motor racing, Ralf Schumacher would face the unfortunate case of constantly being compared to his older brother Michael. The moment he arrived in Formula One, however, everyone in and around the series looked forward to that day when both brothers would be on equal footing and the two could really battle it out for top honors. Everyone looked and waited for that perfect battlefield. And, in 2001, on a small island in the St....[Read more...]|
|1996 European Grand Prix: Villeneuve Is Back|
|In the first Formula One race of the 1996 season a Villeneuve name would be back in Formula One for the first time in more than 14 years. Gilles' son Jacques would demonstrate his father's blood ran heavily through his veins when he qualified on pole for his very first race. Unfortunately, the Canadian would have to give way throughout the first three races of the season. But that would only set the stage for the Villeneuve name to return to Europe.
Gilles Villeneuve would lose his life duri...[Read more...]|
|1989 24 Hours of Le Mans: Mass and Mercedes Slay its Dragons|
It had been nearly 35 years since Mercedes-Benz had made an appearance at Le Mans as a factory team. It had been longer than that since the German manufacturer had taken victory in the famed event. To return to the top the manufacturer needed speed, but they would also need experience. Jochen Mass was their ideal candidate.
Mass had enjoyed a competitive, but short, Formula One career. He would earn victory in the 1975 Spanish Grand Prix at the impressive Montjuic Park Circuit. Unfo...[Read more...]|
|1998 Belgian Grand Prix: A Win on Order|
|'I'm going to put something to you here, and I think you'd better listen to this…' In a moment the Jordan Grand Prix would be thrust into an uncomfortable, and yet, enthralling position. However, amidst swirling emotions and deplorable conditions cooler heads needed to prevail. And what Damon Hill would offer would be an opportunity for Eddie Jordan to order up a win.
The great drivers throughout the history of motorsport have always been highly competitive individuals. An inability to just m...[Read more...]|
|Vettel And Coulthard Versus The Sochi Circuit|
|Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti's Director of Performance, and David Coulthard drive much of Russia's new Sochi Circuit, which is still under construction, in a pair of Infiniti M cars and give their thoughts and comments ahead of the Krasnodar Krai region's inaugural Grand Prix in 2014.
Once complete, the 3.7 mile Sochi Olympic Park Circuit, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, will be the third longest circuit on the Formula One calendar behind Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium and Silverst...[Read more...]|