November 2007 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

The future of Super Aguri 30th November 2007, 11:00

Plucky underdogs Super Aguri had a reasonable year in 2007, scoring their first ever points and worrying the factory Honda team on several occasions. But I can’t help but wonder what the future holds for this team that basically exists just to give one driver – Takuma Sato – a seat in Formula 1. Are […]

Best gifts for F1 fans: Merchandise & more (5/5)

The final instalment in the guide to F1 presents for Christmas and other celebrations. Here are the last set of gift ideas including team and driver merchandise, models and a few others. Already covered in this series are F1 DVDs and videos, biographies (including all the Lewis Hamilton books), F1 annuals and other books, and […]

F1 in the news 61: No Raikkonen vs Schumacher at test

In the F1 news this week Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen are avoiding each other, seven drivers are fighting over one seat at Force India and Grand Prix Masters is dead and buried. Read on for 24 news stories from the world of Formula 1.

Lewis Hamilton dominates F1 Racing Awards 29th November 2007, 11:00

Lewis Hamilton claimed five gongs in the annual F1 Racing ‘Man Of The Year Awards’. As well as the overall prize for Man of the Year, Hamilton scooped Driver of the Year, Personality of the Year, Qualifier of the Year (I’d have put Mark Webber, Jarno Trulli or Nico Rosberg top) and Rookie of the […]

Best gifts for F1 fans: Toys (4/5)

Whether you’re buying an F1 gift for a younger member of the family, or you’re just a child at heart, here are some suggestions for great present ideas. This series has already covered F1 videos and DVDs, biographies, F1 annuals and other books.

F1Fanatic 2008 F1 calendar for Google

I’ve been using the free Google Calendar application to keep track of F1 events for a while but I haven’t been able to find one that shows more than just the F1 races. So I’ve created one of my own which everyone else can also use. It not only lists all the F1 races for […]

Good ideas on how to improve racing in F1 28th November 2007, 11:00

In an excellent article in last week’s Autosport (November 22nd) former Jordan and Stewart designer Gary Anderson tackles the question of how to improve racing – and overtaking – in Formula 1. It’s a brilliant technical mini-study that I strongly encourage you to read – here’s a brief outline of his suggestions.

Best gifts for F1 fans: Books (3/5)

Continuing the guide to the best gifts for F1 fans this year with a look at the rest of the best books of 2007. Yesterday I covered F1 driver biographies and before that F1 videos and DVDs. It wouldn’t feel like the end of the season for me without a new copy of Autocourse – […]

Feedback wanted on F1 Fanatic

Over the off-season I’m going to be working on several changes to the site. To help me make the site better, please fill in this quick survey on your interest in Formula 1 and what you think of F1 Fanatic. It’ll only take you about 5-10 minutes. Update: Survey is now closed. Many thanks to […]

The FIA owe Prodrive an apology 27th November 2007, 11:00

Tomorrow it will be 19 months since the FIA confirmed that Prodrive would be the 12th team in Formula 1 in 2008. Last week David Richards confirmed what many people had suspected for a long time: that Prodrive will not be racing in F1 next year. Prodrive’s absence next year is because the FIA have […]

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