June 2008 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Paffett, not winner Green, excluded from Norisring results (DTM) 30th June 2008, 22:27

Most people expected the stewards to get involved after the DTM’s annual visit to the Norisring. But to the surprise of many it was fifth placed man Gary Paffett, not winner Jamie Green, who was penalised. Paffett was disqualified from the final results. Did the stewards get the wrong British driver?

Bourdais unhappy with grooved tyres

When we debated Sebastien Bourdais here a few weeks ago there were some reservations about the quality of his performances since he scored on his Grand Prix debut in Australia. The Toro Rosso driver has hinted why he might be having difficulty settling into F1 after five years in Champ Car. He remarked he was […]

BGP Kangaroo TV competition winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition to win a Kangaroo TV for the British Grand Prix weekend. Are you a winner? Find out below…

What’s it like to work for an F1 team?

Ever wondered what it’s like to work for a Formula 1 team? F1 Fanatic reader Paul Darby has been there and done that with McLaren in the 1990s. Read about his experience in this guest post. I was working at PC World in Southampton, selling fantastically over priced PCs with even more ludicrously stupid insurance. […]

The best souvenir you’ve got from a race

What’s the best souvenir you’ve picked up at a race – F1 or anything else? Some of us started discussing this on the F1 Fanatic Forum last week. Best finds so far include handfuls of carbon fibre from Giancarlo Fisichella’s crash at Magny-Cours in 2002, a jam jar full of tyre marbles from Melbourne ’01, […]

2008 British Grand Prix preview: Can Lewis Hamilton win at Silverstone?

A home victory would be the perfect way for Lewis Hamilton to respond to criticism of his driving after two consecutive no-scores in Canada and France. Do McLaren have the car – and does Hamilton have the nerve – for him to win the British Grand Prix at a sold-out Silverstone? He will be hoping […]

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – two questions 29th June 2008, 17:08

The first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held in 2009 as the last race of the season. But what has become of the plans for the Yas Island circuit to be a hybrid street and permanent track? And how has it suddenly landed the most coveted slot on the calendar?

F1 blogs & more: Bad sportsmanship

A quick round-up of links I’ve bookmarked on StumbleUpon this week including bad sportsmanship in F1, Ferrari building a new simulator, and British winners of their home race. Read on for more.

Tips on visiting the British Grand Prix at Silverstone from other F1 fans 28th June 2008, 15:00

Heading to the British Grand Prix this weekend? Is it your first time at Silverstone for F1? Here are some tips and advice from F1 Fanatic readers who’ve been to the British GP before.

Competition: Win a Kangaroo TV for the British Grand Prix weekend

Here’s a special competition for anyone who’s going to the British Grand Prix weekend. Kangaroo TV are offering five handsets exclusively to F1 Fanatic readers for the British Grand Prix next week. Enter the competition below by email for your chance to win!

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