The all-time record of nine was set by Italian Alberto Ascari
, although that was over two seasons in 1952-53, and nobody would bet against Vettel matching that feat before the year is out with races in Austin, Texas and Brazil to come.
Only Schumacher (2004) and Ascari
(1952 and 1953) have achieved seven or more wins on the trot in Formula One.
During the second session Hamilton made a mistake at the Ascari
chicane, running over a kerb and breaking the floor of his car, which was unknown to him or his team.
Cannell's masterpiece is packed with quotes, one line from the legendary Alberto Ascari
perfectly summing up the dangers he and his fellow drivers faced.
The German is only the ninth driver to win successive titles, along with Alberto Ascari
, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jack Brabham, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen and Fernando Alonso.
Just as the notion of sacred encompasses all religions, says Ascari
(English literature, U.
2 - Ascari
, Graham Hill, Clark, Fittipaldi, Hakkinen, Alonso
I love the track, especially parts like the Ascari
Chicane which is really nice.
As I found on the Ascari
circuit near Malaga, even on wafer-thin tyres, the ride is remarkably free from the spinal jarring you expect from a real track tool.
With successful production cars like the Noble M12 and M400 already under his belt as well as the original Ultima and Ascari
, Lee is investing his vast experience in delivering a lightweight, ultra-powerful mid-engined V8 supercar to market by the end of 2010.
Milos Petrava Will be Schumacher's First Drive on Famed Ascari
Track in Southern Spain
But they're a busy lot too and their duties last weekend ranged from dealing with Steve Roberts' blazing Formula Ford car (right) to removing debris from the track (right, centre); TEES PRIDE: Local interest in the British GT Championship races weekend included Jonny Cocker Aston Martin DBRS9 (above) and Paul and Dan Gibson in their Ascari
KZ1R (right); OUT IN FRONT: Marko Asmer clinched the British F3 International Series title at Croft last weekend