9th June 2007, 21:00 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

F3 Euro Brands 1: Controversy as Grosjean wins 9th June 2007, 21:00

Romain Grosjean leapt from third to first at the start of the Brands Hatch F3 Euroseries race – but took out rival Franck Mailleux on the way. The two Frenchmen collided as Grosjean moved to take the lead from James Jakes. Grosjean was able to complete the move before the safety car came out. On […]

Canadian Grand Prix 2007 qualifying – Hamilton’s first pole

McLaren repeated its one-two from Monaco – but this time it’s a two-one, with Lewis Hamilton on his first ever pole position. He starts alongside team mate Fernando Alonso as the McLaren team turned the tables on rivals Ferrari. A fine lap from Nick Heidfeld puts him third – giving McLaren a useful buffer between […]

ITV lying about Lewis

ITV’s introduction to the Canadian Grand Prix qualifying seriously misrepresented the reality of McLaren’s Monaco Grand Prix strategy. The British media kicked up a stink after the Monaco race insisting that McLaren had deliberately ordered Lewis Hamilton to stay behind Fernando Alonso. The truth about the scenario emerged over a week ago. But ITV’s opening […]

F1 in the blogs 31: Place your bets

Want to win money betting on F1? Gamble on the safety car… That’s the topic of our Post of the Week and there’s stacks more reading in our weekly F1 blogs digest. There’s infamous Montreal marbles, Jarno Trulli’s one-off crash helmet, Scott Speed returning to his racing roots and more.