Is Kimi Raikkonen serious about pursuing a career in Sprint Cup? It sure sounds like he is, based upon his released statement before testing for Kyle Busch's Camping World Truck team Monday and Tuesday at Gresham Motorsports Park in Georgia. Raikkonen has a multi-race deal with Busch for this year, starting at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 20.
Jenson Button continued his domination of the current Formula One season by taking the Turkish GP in Istanbul, his sixth victory in seven races, to move a step closer to clinching his maiden world title.
Jenson Button earned himself a place in the Formula One history books with a pole-to-flag victory over Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix -- the Briton's five victory in six races so far this season.
And so it ended how it began, with the initial favorite -- and highest paid driver -- taking the glory of the 2007 Formula One World Championship. But, for much of the season right up to immediately before yesterday's Brazilian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen seemed the man least likely to succeed of the three drivers in contention for the title.
In the commercials for the Spanish bank Santander, they are back-slapping pals, but the gritted teeth and petulant stares of Fernando Alonso, and the blank-faced disingenuousness of Lewis Hamiton in the press conference after Hungary's Grand Prix, point to a bitter and simmering feud which threatens to tear apart the McLaren team.
The Royal Mail, Britain's postal service, has unveiled a range of stamps commemorating some of Britain's most notable Formula 1 drivers, ranging from Stirling Moss in the 1950s to Nigel Mansell in the 1980s.