27th March 2008, 18:00 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

DTM’s stupid pit stop rules to get worse 27th March 2008, 18:00

The DTM have found a way to make their complicated and boring pit stop rules even harder to follow. On top of forcing drivers to pit twice a race, they’re now going to set pit windows which will restrict the times at which they come into the pits. It’s a rubbish idea nicked from, among […]

How can we make the Live Blogs better?

The new F1Fanatic Live Blogs of the practice, qualifying and race sessions have proved really popular, with hundreds of you joining in the Grand Prix comments. But I think we’ve only begun to scratch the surface of what we can do with this feature so please give me any feedback on the service so far. […]

Should Tata bring Jaguar back to F1?

Ford have sold Jaguar (and Land Rover) to Indian company Tata for ?é?ú1.15bn ($2.3bn). The blue oval ran Jaguar Racing in F1 for five years before selling it to Red Bull in 2004. As a luxury car manufacturer two of Jaguar’s biggest rivals compete in Formula 1 – BMW and Mercedes. So should Tata bring […]

How teams dodge traction control ban

The FIA are failing to make teams stick to the traction control ban according to ITV’s Ted Kravitz. The teams have been using special engine setting maps at the start of the races to simulate launch control and get their cars off the line as quickly as possible – and efforts to stop the practice […]

Video: 2008 Bahrain GP preview 1

Watch the first part of the Malaysian review and Bahrain preview video plus a competition to win Grand Prix tickets and a Lewis Hamilton McLaren model.