Michael Schumacher will retire from Formula One for the second time at the end of the season. Schumacher's seat at Mercedes
In one of the most sensational transfer stories of F1's history Lewis Hamilton has announced that he is to leave McLaren after fifteen years and move to Mercedes, who have offered him a three year deal beginning at the start of the F1 season 2013.
It must have taken quite a sales pitch to convince Lewis that success lies away from McLaren, a team he has been nurtured by since a young age. Many will claim he has followed the dollar signs, and the media will only focus on that - I say bollocks to that.
Michael Schumacher has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for the Japanese Grand Prix after he smashed into the back of
Last weekend was one of reflection, affection and nostalgia for Michael Schumacher. Circuit de is one of fond memories for the German. As a precarious talent, he was handed his F1 debut here by Eddie Jordan in 1991 to replace the imprisoned Bertrand Gachot, with the Frenchman being sentenced to two months in jail after an altercation with a taxi driver.
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel is still the man to beat at this weekend's British Grand Prix, according to racing
Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso, Nico Rosberg, Sebastien Vettel, Pastor Maldonado, Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton have each won a race this year, and we are only seven races into the 2012 Formula 1 World Championship.
Six races, six different winners and the most open championship for years. It's silly. But the 'F1 Silly Season' happens every year. The what?? Yes, a silly name but oh so accurate.
So, Michael Schumacher lines up fourth on the grid for the Australian Grand Prix, the opening round of the 2012 Formula One season. Not bad for a man of 43 who is in the third year of a comeback and who can still show the youngsters a thing or two on the track.
Jenson Button was quickest but two practice sessions for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix provided few clues as to