F1 blogs review: Senna, 14 years on

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

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Here’s some of the best stuff I came across on the F1 blogs including two great articles on Ayrton Senna, today being the 14th anniversary of his death.

Plus rumours on Kimi Raikkonen’s retirement, F1 in 2009, and Danica Patrick.

From the Vault: F1 is robbed of one of its most dazzling talents – In the Guardian’s series of history pieces, this is Alan Henry’s account of the death of Ayrton Senna in 1994.

May Day – No Fenders recalls seeing Senna at the 1990 United States Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen to retire – Back to the present day and speculation about Kimi Raikkonen’s future.

Video: Stephane Ortelli survives horrific crash at Monza – Gigantic sports car crash at the home of the Italian Grand Prix leaves Ortelli and ex-F1 racer Allan McNish without series injuries (Ortelli has a broken ankle).

Whatever happened to… Esteban Tuero – The Minardi driver of 1998 now races a Ferrari in the FIA GT series. More here.

Mika Hakkinen in Singapore F1 test drive – Pictures of the two-times F1 champion in Singapore earlier this year.

M1 triggers Procar fantasies – BMW has revealed a concept modern version of the supercar it supplied for the F1 support series of 1979 and 1980, in which active F1 drivers competed.

Slick F1 returns to high adventure – F1 will be better next year, says Kevin Garside of the Daily Telegraph.

So you want to be an F1 commentator?I tried it out a couple of weeks ago and now Sidepodcast are giving you the chance.

Could Danica Patrick be Formula One’s next female racer? – Ollie of BlogF1 looks at how America’s leading racing lady could do in F1.

Stop the Formula 1 branding – Checkpoint 10 doesn’t like the idea of F1 marketing itself. I can’t see the harm to be honest, in fact I think they should do a lot more to promote the sport.