18th July 2007, 20:31 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Joaquin Verdegay’s unwise words (Updated) 18th July 2007, 20:31

One of the members of the FIA World Motor Sports Council, who will pass judgement in the McLaren/Ferrari espionage case in eight days time, made some interesting remarks to the AS newspaper of his native Spain. Here’s a translated portion: It is very hard to prove that McLaren used the information. Normally, and I hope […]

Stepneygate, sensationalism and censorship

An interesting post went up on ITV-F1’s forum on Monday. Reading between the lines, the gist of it was, “speculating what Nigel Stepney and Mike Coughlan might have done is not allowed on this board”: As you will appreciate, for legal reasons, we cannot allow user’s posts to include any speculation, potentially libelous or defamatory […]

Markus Winkelhock confirmed for Nurburgring

Spyker have confirmed that their test driver Markus Winkelhock will replace Christijan Albers at this weekend’s European Grand Prix. Winkelhock will partner compatriot Adrian Sutil – the pair being among five German drivers on the grid at the Nurburgring. His father Manfred raced in F1 in the 1980s but was killed in a sports car […]

Honda launches F1 web TV on new site

Honda have re-launched their F1 website with a video section bringing behind-the-scenes footage of the team to fans. The web TV channel includes a series of special features on the team presented by journalist Alistair Weaver. It also includes a section encouraging F1 fans to upload their own video content.

Protest!

Is there anyone left in Britain who hasn’t set up a petition on the Downing Street home page? Certainly a few motor sport fans have been on there and set up a few petitions that are worth a look. (Don’t worry if you’re not British, just pretend you’re an ex-patriate). Just don’t expect any of […]

European Grand Prix wallpapers

It’s the European Grand Prix this weekend and as ever we’ve got a selection of photos from past races available for you to download for your desktop. Enjoy!