Articles tagged ANTHONY DAVIDSON

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Events of the Month

Spa-Francorchamps, BelgiumSpa 1000Kms Peugeot took home the silverware on the first competitive meeting of its second-generation 908 and arch rival Audi's new R18 coupe in the Spa 1000Kms. But did it claim the bragging rights ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 11/12? The answer to that question is not as clear-cut as the result of round two of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in early May...

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Sundays off at last

Murray Walker What a great grand prix season. I can’t recall a better one in all the years I have been watching and commentating. We have had four drivers capable of winning the title, and a tremendous battle between McLaren and Ferrari. Plus, of course, the arrival of Lewis Hamilton. On the subject of Lewis, let me say that what we have here is the right bloke in the right place, in the right...

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Nigel Roebuck

Fragile tyres continue to breed F1 friction, why Kimi Raikkonen might make a perfect future foil for Sebastian Vettel... and fond memories of James Hunt, 20 years on Quote of the day in Barcelona came from Lewis Hamilton, on the radio to his race engineer: "I can't drive any slower..." Later, having finished 12th after starting from the front row, he looked inconsolable: "That was an experience I...

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Those who can, do.... those who can't

Jaime Alguersuari, dropped by Toro Rosso at the end of 2011, has opted to ‘stay in F1’ by becoming a commentator When Jamie Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi were dropped by Red Bull’s ‘development team’ Toro Rosso at the end of last year, the Spaniard sent an email out to the press saying that Red Bull had hurt him and that the sacking was “unnecessary”. Sebastien Buemi took a more conservative...

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Buemi's New Bull Run

Sébastien buemi is hoping that racing for Toyota’s LMP1 programme and acting as a reserve driver for Red bull will help usher him back to the Formula 1 grid in 2013 Formula 1 has always been an unforgiving place for a driver. If you don’t perform to the standard that’s expected you can find yourself cast mercilessly aside as another hotshot takes your place. You can be getting into a race seat as...

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Matters of Moment

Cars in support races are not often faster than those at the top of the bill, but that was the case at Le Mans this year. As they took a breather after the Saturday morning Group C opening act for the 24 Hours, Bob Berridge and Gareth Evans mentioned the top speeds they’d both clocked in their respective Sauber Mercedes C11 and C9 mounts during dry practice. On the approach to the Mulsanne...

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Nigel Roebuck

Australian rain recalls Prost's bold action at Adelaide 24 years back, while Raikkonen's "easy" win highlights the contrast between the dour Finn and an innocent Chris Amon "Kimi can do some good things this year," said Anthony Davidson as we talked through the forthcoming Formula 1 season. "In fact, I reckon Lotus could be the dark horse of 2013..." Melbourne is always said to be an atypical...

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Martin Hines

No one can quibble with the 'Mr Karting' moniker given to Martin Hines, who succumbed to cancer in August at the age of 64. Not only was he a three-time karting World Champion, but together with his father Mark and their ZipKart company he was central in popularising the sport in the UK in the 1960s. Later, he would create the 250cc Formula E category (and would go on to win the first world title...

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