This week's issue of the autosport.com journal, the last of 2008, will also be the final weekly journal. As of next week, autosport.com will publish features on a daily basis, allowing us to provide even more premium content to our subscribers on a more timely fashion - and in a manner more befitting the Internet medium.
The editor of autosport.com Simon Strang kindly asked me to write a few parting words for the weekly journal - although I certainly wasn't the one who founded it, almost 15 years ago. Paul Kaizar, Dr William Doolittle and Dr Robert Balling get the credit for that. For nine years, from 1998 to 2007, I was its editor, and have stuck to a format that I knew was growing more and more anachronistic because of tradition and because it was right, at the time, for Atlas F1 and later autosport.com.
Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights
OPINION: The greed-driven push for a European Super League that threatened to tear football apart is collapsing at the seams. Motor racing's equivalent, the football-themed Superleague Formula series of 2008-11, was everything that the proposed ESL never could be
Having had the door to F1 slammed in his face and come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, the collapse of a Peugeot LMP1 shot meant Japan was Bertrand Baguette's last chance of a career. But it's one which he has grasped with both hands
From Formula 3 to truck racing, Dakar and EuroNASCAR via a winning stint in the DTM, there's not much Ellen Lohr hasn't seen in a stellar racing career that highlights the merit in being a generalist. But she believes her career came too early...
The forthcoming Netflix film linking the world of underworld crime and motorsport plays on a theme that isn't exactly new. Over the years, several shady figures have attempted to make it in racing before their dubious dealings caught up with them
The New Zealand Grand Prix's mix of rising talent and big-name stars thrilled the crowds (yes, remember crowds?) assembled for the Toyota Racing Series meeting at Hampton Downs last weekend and left distant observers craving a repeat
OPINION: The 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix might have been a largely muted affair to the outside world without its international influx and star line-ups, another victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organisers deserve huge credit for keeping the party going