June 2007 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

GP2 France feature race: Pantano wins messy race 30th June 2007, 21:37

Giorgio Pantano became the sixth driver to win in as many races after a fraught encounter at Magny-Cours. The race was stopped after a frightening crash that Ernesto Viso was extraordinarily lucky to escape from. The Venezuelan struck the rear of Michael Ammermuller’s ART car, barrel rolling along a section of barrier and landing on […]

Shocking crash in F1 support race

Ernesto Viso was involved in a shocking crash in today’s GP2 race, moments after iSport team mates Timo Glck and Andreas Zuber collided.

F3 Euro Magny-Cours 1: Kobayashi hangs on

Kamui Kobayashi won the first Formula 1 support race at Magny Cours despite aggressive attention from team mate Romain Grosjean. Grosjean briefly got past Kobayashi on the second lap before his team mate reversed the move. The ASM duo were nose to tail for the entire race until Kobayashi ran wide on the final lap. […]

Enormous crashes stop GP2 feature race

The GP2 feature race at Magny-Cours has been stopped following two massive crashes. ISport team mates Timo Glock and Andreas Zuber drove straight into each other at the start of the race, taking each other out. The safety car was deployed but before the end of the lap Ernesto Viso and Michael Ammermuller collided. Viso’s […]

French Grand Prix 2007 qualifying: Massa back on top

Ferrari bounced back in France with Felipe Massa breaking McLaren’s run of pole positions. The Brazilian will have the chance to resume his battle with Lewis Hamilton from earlier in the season as the Briton joins him on the front row. But Fernando Alonso’s hopes of responding to Hamilton’s recent victories were thwarted by gearbox […]

Grand Prix stamps

The Royal Mail is issuing six Grand Prix stamps to celebrate one hundred years of UK motorsport and the 50th anniversary of Stirling Moss winning the British Grand Prix. The six stamps feature Moss’s 1957 Vanwall, Graham Hill’s 1962 BRM P57, Jim Clark’s 1963 Lotus 25 Climax, Jackie Stewart’s 1973 Tyrrell 006/2, James Hunt’s 1976 […]

F1 in the blogs 33: Boring?

This week in the Formula 1 blogs – why F1 isn’t boring. And, if you’re brave enough, a truly stomach-churning photograph of Flavio Briatore. And a top F1 journalist turns blogger and discovers the joys of being flamed…

F1 in the news 41: Renault revival? 29th June 2007, 16:00

In the F1 news this week Renault believe they’ve gotten on top of their problematic start to the season. Plus another possible new venue for the Australian Grand Prix and more retro F1 fun.

Renault’s gorgeous 30th anniversary livery

So Renault can design good looking race car liveries after all! This gorgeous yellow and black design commemorates 30 years since their F1 debut in 2007. Surely everyone can agree that it looks infinitely better than the yellow, blue, orange and white mess that covers their 2007 cars?

Perfect sporting moments

The Daily Telegraph recently compiled a top 50 sporting moments and two F1 highlights featured in the list. They were: #31 – Fernando Alonso passing Michael Schumacher, Japanese Grand Prix 2005 #33 – Michael Schumacher winning the San Marino Grand Prix after the death of his mother, 2003 Memorable moments no doubt – but I […]