13th March 2008, 23:00 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

2008 is on! First F1 session starts… 13th March 2008, 23:00

The 2008 Formula 1 season is finally under way as the first free practice session at Melbourne begins. I’m watching the session on ITV’s new live stream. Leave a comment if you’re watching it as well – especially if you got it working outside Britain! Australian Grand Prix session times and other information

2002 Australian Grand Prix flashback

The 2002 Australian Grand Prix began with an enormous crash that wiped out eight cars. See video below of how one spectator saw Ralf Schumacher’s dramatic flight after he hit Rubens Barrichello’s Ferrari.

ITV to broadcast all F1 sessions live online this year

ITV will show free practice, qualifying and races live on the internet this year. I have criticised ITV for various shortcomings in their production in the past but this is definitely a step forward and I applaud them for it.

Welcome to F1Fanatic.co.uk

Around this time of year with the season about to start I get a lot of visits from people who are new to the site. To those of you who have started reading F1Fanatic.co.uk recently I wanted to say hello, introduce you to the site, and point you in the direction of some of the […]

Video: 2008 Australian GP preview

Watch the first F1Fanatic video race preview of 2008 including interviews with Lewis Hamilton and Murray Walker plus a competition to win tickets to the British Grand Prix.

New name and colours for Super Aguri

According to Autosport the new owners of Super Aguri are planning to give the team a new name and colour scheme in time for the Monaco Grand Prix. The team have secured backing from the Magma Group which is funded by the Dubai government. We’ve already got Force India on the grid -will Team Dubai […]

Heidfeld reveals McLaren start system

Nick Heidfeld has publicly praised a system he claims McLaren have to make their starts more effective. He told Sport Bild: McLaren have a starting system that allows [Lewis] Hamilton and [Heikki] Kovalainen to pull away with only 9,000 revs. On the other hand, we [BMW] need to use much higher speeds when we begin […]