Skip to main content

crashgate

  • 0
    Report: Pat "Crashgate" Symonds finds his way back into F1 with Virgin
    1298035620

    Say hello again to Pat Symonds. The former Renault F1 technical director was thrown out of the sport in disgrace along with Flavio Briatore in the wake of the Crashgate scandal for having ordered Nelsinho Piquet to crash his car on purpose. But now Symonds is back. In a controversial move, the ...

  • 0
    FIA, Briatore put an end to legal saga
    1271419260

    It's been a long, drawn-out affair extending back two years since the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix. That's when then-Renault F1 chiefs Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds allegedly instructed their rookie driver Nelson Piquet Jr to crash on purpose and give the advantage to his world-champion wingman ...

  • 0
    Crashgate Keeps Gate Crashing: Piquets reportedly suing Briatore for libel
    1270238340

    You didn't actually think we'd heard the last of Crashgate, did you? The scandal that rocked the Formula One racing world last season and well into the post-season involved the Renault F1 team, its driver Nelson Piquet, Jr. and its top executives Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds. For allegedly ...

  • 0
    Flavio Briatore suing the FIA... again?!
    1263857340

    Flavio Briatore is out for blood. The flamboyant Italian billionaire and disgraced former director of the Renault Formula One team was kicked out of the sport by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) in the wake of the "Crashgate" affair involving Nelson Piquet Jr., but subsequently ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Massa charges that Alonso knew about Piquet crash plan
    1255638060

    From his brief tenure at McLaren, we know that Fernando Alonso has a bit of trouble getting along with his teammates. Especially when he doesn't get the clear preferential treatment as the team's #1 driver. After all, as has often been said, a driver's teammate is his chief rival. So after ...

  • 0
    "Victimized" F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. reportedly headed to NASCAR truck series
    1254753000

    Crashing in Formula One is taken pretty seriously. Especially if you did it on purpose. Which goes a long way towards explaining why the motorsport community is calling for the blood of Nelson Piquet Jr. The disgraced Renault driver was, in the end, the perpetrator of the so-called Crashgate ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle