'Hamilton megastar of generation' - Brundle

'Hamilton megastar of generation' - Brundle

Martin Brundle has hailed reigning champion Lewis Hamilton as being the 'megastar' of his generation. The driver-turned-commentator, who joins moves from ITV to the BBC's team this season, also admitted that he can understand why some would dislike the Herefordshire-born star. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 4 September 2013

  2. 05:00

    Monza memories: Bruni's pit-stop fire

  3. Friday 6 March 2009

  4. 'Hamilton megastar of generation' - Brundle 12:05

    'Hamilton megastar of generation' - Brundle

    Martin Brundle has hailed reigning champion Lewis Hamilton as being the 'megastar' of his generation. The driver-turned-commentator, who joins moves from ITV to…

  5. Friday 3 December 2004

  6. 10:00

    Minardi aim for same line-up

    Zsolt Baumgartner will 'almost surely' remain a Minardi driver in 2005, the team's founder revealed. Gian Carlo Minardi, who works on the driver programme at…

  7. Sunday 10 October 2004

  8. 12:45

    Japanese GP wasn't easy for Minardi

    After the dramatic weather generated by an approaching typhoon that caused Saturday's programme to be cancelled on safety grounds, the 2004 Japanese Grand Prix…

  9. 08:22

    Weather couldn't help Minardi up the grid

    After yesterday's near-miss of the Suzuka area by Typhoon No 22, the approach of which led to the cancellation of all Saturday on-track activities, it was back…

  10. Monday 13 September 2004

  11. 10:45

    Bruni - 'I'm fine' after blaze

    Gianmaria Bruni emerged without serious injuries from a spectacular pitlane fire at the Monza circuit on Sunday. The young Minardi driver was in for pit service…

  12. Sunday 12 September 2004

  13. 16:12

    Bruni recovering from refuelling fire

    Minardi's Gianmari Bruni is recovering after a frightening refuelling fire during his second scheduled pit stop at Monza this afternoon. Bruni was making his…

  14. Friday 10 September 2004

  15. 10:50

    'I want to keep racing' - Minardi's Bruni

    Minardi racer Gianmaria Bruni, from Italy, wants to keep driving for Paul Stoddart's back-of-the-grid F1 team. The 23-year-old admits it is 'difficult' arriving…

  16. Friday 3 September 2004

  17. 00:57

    Gearbox problems for Bruni in Monza

    The second day of the FIA Formula One test at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza saw Minardi Cosworth drivers, Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner, both in…

  18. Sunday 11 July 2004

  19. 19:36

    Minardi remember sporting director

    In a heartfelt tribute to Sporting Director, John Walton, who died late Friday night following a serious heart attack earlier in the week, the cars of the Wilux…

  20. Saturday 10 July 2004

  21. 19:20

    Minardi qualify for late Sporting Director

    Minardi staff today did what they knew their Sporting Director, John Walton, would have wanted them to do, and that was to get on with the business of preparing…

  22. Sunday 4 July 2004

  23. 19:02

    Minardi suffer from others reliability

    Minardi Cosworth started today's French Grand Prix full of optimism following its point-scoring finish in the United States Grand Prix two weeks ago.…

  24. Saturday 3 July 2004

  25. 19:16

    Minardi run heavy for French GP

    Minardi Cosworth carried on today where it left off after Friday's two initial practice sessions for the French Grand Prix, taking full advantage of the warm…

  26. Thursday 24 June 2004

  27. 12:30

    Minardi chief warns Bruni is in trouble

    Paul Stoddart is not blown away with the efforts of Minardi's pacesetter Gianmaria Bruni, the Australian entrepreneur told the media on Wednesday. He said…

  28. Monday 21 June 2004

  29. 00:41

    Minardi rejoice as Baumgartner scores

    There were podium-magnitude celebrations in the Minardi garage at the end of today's United States Grand Prix as the Faenza squad's Zsolt Baumgartner scored the…

  30. Saturday 19 June 2004

  31. 23:11

    Minardis happy but hoped for more

    Among the oval-racing fraternity, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is particularly notable for the fact that a change in the track temperature of just a very few…

  32. Sunday 13 June 2004

  33. 23:21

    Mixed feelings at Minardi after Canadian race

    Like a number of teams in today's Canadian Grand Prix, Minardi experienced an action-packed race in front of a sell-out crowd of 112,000 enthusiastic Formula…

  34. Saturday 12 June 2004

  35. 23:07

    Disappointing qualifying for Minardi

    Wilux Minardi Cosworth drivers Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner both showed good pace in the final two practice sessions for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix…

  36. 00:31

    Minardi record best Friday result

    In near-ideal motor racing conditions, Wilux Minardi Cosworth enjoyed its best Friday practice session so far this season as preparations got under way today at…

  37. Sunday 30 May 2004

  38. 13:15

    Bruni's qualifying time deleted

    Minardi's Gianmaria Bruni has been moved to the back of the grid. Stewards at the Nurburgring said the Roman exited pitlane in Saturday's pre-qualifying session…

  39. Saturday 29 May 2004

  40. 18:03

    Both Minardis off the back row

    Minardi kept yesterday's momentum rolling during the final day of preparations for Sunday's Grand Prix of Europe. Zsolt Baumgartner and Gianmaria Bruni…

  41. 13:17

    Four drivers to face qualifying penalty

    Australian Mark Webber became the fourth driver to be faced with a post-qualifying penalty for the European Grand Prix when he was punished for overtaking under…

  42. Sunday 23 May 2004

  43. 20:09

    Minardi come close to points

    For the first time this season, Wilux Minardi Cosworth was able to contemplate the prospect of scoring World Championship points in today's action-packed Monaco…

  44. Saturday 22 May 2004

  45. 19:12

    Minardi suffer from morning crashes

    After two trouble-free and extremely productive practice sessions on Thursday, the second day of preparations for this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix went rapidly…

  46. Sunday 9 May 2004

  47. 18:28

    Early baths for both Minardis

    Today's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya turned out to be a disappointing race for Wilux Minardi Cosworth, the Faenza squad failing to get either…

  48. Thursday 29 April 2004

  49. 22:12

    Minardi test improvements at Mugello

    Minardi personnel were present at the Mugello circuit today to continue testing the latest aerodynamic package for the team's PS04B chassis. The technical…

  50. Tuesday 20 April 2004

  51. 19:57

    Bruni to visit Minardi factory

    Minardi title sponsor, Wilux, will tomorrow welcome driver, Gianmaria Bruni, to its factory in San Donà di Piave, near Venice.  The visit is intended to…

  52. Sunday 4 April 2004

  53. 18:22

    Minardi encouraged by lap times

    Minardi drivers, Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner, had an eventful start to the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix, the cars of both drivers experiencing…

  54. Saturday 3 April 2004

  55. 16:55

    Minardi team looking forward to the race

    Wilux Minardi Cosworth drivers, Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner experienced differing fortunes during the final day of preparations for tomorrow's Bahrain…

  56. 11:02

    Bruni caught speeding - again

    On Friday in Bahrain, Gianmaria Bruni's wallet became $12,000 lighter. The Italian brings around $5 million to his Minardi seat but the FIA slapped a hefty fine…

  57. Sunday 21 March 2004

  58. 13:56

    Minardi happy with double-finish

    Wilux Minardi Cosworth had the satisfaction of seeing both its drivers finish today's Malaysian Grand Prix, an event that lived up to its reputation as one of…

  59. Saturday 20 March 2004

  60. 12:03

    Minardi team satisfied with team's performance

    Wilux Minardi Cosworth personnel carried on with their preparations for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix in the same vein as yesterday, working steadily through a…

  61. Friday 19 March 2004

  62. 11:53

    Smooth day for Minardi team

    Wilux Minardi Cosworth enjoyed a very positive start to the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend, running three chassis in today's two one-hour official practice…

  63. Sunday 7 March 2004

  64. 08:46

    Minardi say farewell to tough weekend

    Minardi personnel had something of a torrid time during this year's Australian Grand Prix, as drivers Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner both encountered…

  65. Saturday 6 March 2004

  66. 15:53

    Mixed blessings for Minardi

    It was a case of mixed fortunes for Minardi and drivers Gianmaria Bruni and Zsolt Baumgartner during the second day of preparations for tomorrow's Australian…

  67. Friday 5 March 2004

  68. 12:25

    Minardi able to stay away from last spot

    The Formula One World Championship class of 2004 today convened in Melbourne for the first of 18 engagements that will take place around the world.  Making…

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