Sidepodcast // All for F1 and F1 for all

Written by Leigh O'Gorman

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Simply imperious: The 1965 French Grand Prix

A recap of the action from the mid-60s racing

Sidepodcast: Simply imperious: The 1965 French Grand Prix

by Leigh O'Gorman

Before the 1965 French Grand Prix, Lotus driver Jim Clark was quietly confident. After three rounds, the legendary Scot had a three-point advantage over BRM's Graham Hill when they arrived at Clermont-Ferrand. With skill and smoothness a premium at the French circuit, Clark possessed an advantage that often superseded the superb engineering of his nimble Lotus 33. In the race, he would made it look so easy.

It never rains, but it snows

A race affected by the worst seasonable conditions

Sidepodcast: It never rains, but it snows

by Leigh O'Gorman

An unseasonal cold spell broken, a sodden and wintry base is revealed, as the snow in Ireland and the UK peels away feebly. The once pretty white sheets, now betray their subtle beauty as they age to a dirt riddled slush. This is what winter in Ireland is supposed to look like. Grey. Motorsport tends not to happen in these conditions. Smaller meets and track days would often be cancelled beforehand, while many Championships are deliberately scheduled to avoid such poor weather systems.

2010 IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway

IndyCar goes down to the wire

Sidepodcast: 2010 IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway

by Leigh O'Gorman

As the 2010 IZOD IndyCar season comes to a close this weekend, the hunt for the title rests between two protagonists - Penske Racing's Will Power and Dario Franchitti of Chip Ganassi Racing. Incredibly after 16 race meetings over the six-and-a-half months, the pair are only separated by 11 points going into the Homestead race.

2010 IndyCar 300km Race of Chicagoland

Live commenting round 14 of the IndyCar series

Sidepodcast: 2010 IndyCar 300km Race of Chicagoland

by Leigh O'Gorman

For the 12th time this season, Roger Penske’s team showcased their prowess in qualifying; however it was Ryan Briscoe and not Will Power that secured the top spot this time around. With an average two-lap qualifying speed of 216.346mph, Briscoe’s speed advantage over fellow front-row starter, Dario Franchitti was ample indeed – the Scot averaged 215.593mph over his two fast laps.

2010 IndyCar at Chicagoland

Chicagoland's last hurrah?

Sidepodcast: 2010 IndyCar at Chicagoland

by Leigh O'Gorman

With the seasons road and street courses completed, the 2010 IZOD IndyCar season draws to a close over the following five weeks with four ovals, taking in Kentucky, Japan’s Motegi circuit and Homestead in Miami – however the final stretch starts this weekend at Chicagoland Motor Speedway.