27th April 2008, 22:29 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Video: Stephane Ortelli survives horrific crash at Monza 27th April 2008, 22:29

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_yfiE9Esfg&t=25s Words just don’t do justice to how fortunate Stephane Ortelli was to survive this crash in the Le Mans Series race at Monza today. And the same goes for Allan McNish whose Audi R10 was missed by the flying ORECA Courage by mere centimetres. Ortelli lost control of his car on approach to the […]

Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari one-two

Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa’s winning margin of 0.9s over Lewis Hamilton suggests the Spanish Grand Prix was a close run thing. It was anything but.

Bad safety car rules catch out Heidfeld

Formula 1’s ill thought-out safety car rules ruined Nick Heidfeld’s race today. The BMW driver was leading when the safety car came out following Heikki Kovalainen’s crash, and even though he had two laps of fuel to spare he was forced to pit while the pit lane was closed, meaning he incurred an unavoidable penalty. […]

Rate the race: Spanish Grand Prix

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Video: Heikki Kovalainen unhurt in major crash in Spanish Grand Prix

Heikki Kovalainen was involved in a a heavy impact on lap 23 of the Spanish Grand Prix. Kovalainen waved and gave a thumbs-up to the crowd after being taken from the scene on a stretcher.

2008 Spanish Grand Prix Live Blog

The Spanish Grand Prix live blog has finished. You can review the blog in full below.

I will drop Sky if they don’t put Indy Car on live

Sky aren’t showing this evening’s Indy Car race live again, and once again it’s because they’re showing live NASCAR instead. On their many other sports channels at the same time they appear to be showing non-live events and even one non-sporting event (wrestling). When I got a SKy subscription a few years ago it was […]

Important rules clarification in Spain

The stewards at the Spanish Grand Prix made a decision this morning that every F1 driver will have to take notice of. In the GP2 sprint race they handed down a drive-through penalty to race leader Romain Grosjean for illegal defensive driving. It’s a topic that’s caused controversy in Formula 1 before and I’d be […]

GP2: Kobayashi triumphs as Grosjean cracks under pressure

Romain Grosjean had victory in the GP2 sprint race at the Circuit de Catalunya in the palm of his hand – until he threw it all away with a mistake behind the safety car folowed by a rash defensive move. Grosjean moved up from fourth to second at the run to the first corner as […]