March 2009 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Malaysian Grand Prix TV times 31st March 2009, 21:58

Here are the details of the live Malaysian Grand Prix coverage in Britain. Don’t forget to join us on F1 Fanatic for live blogging during every session. Friday 3rd April Free practice 1: 2.55am – 4.35am, Red Button (video – television), BBC Sport (video – online), 5 Live Sports Extra (audio – radio) Free practice […]

Malaysian Grand Prix live blogs

Join us for live blogging during every session of the Malaysian Grand Prix. Last weekend we broke all our records for live blogs on the site with over 2,800 people participating during the five sessions. Lots of fun was had – especially in the final laps of the Grand Prix when it all kicked off: […]

A1GP adds Mexican round but Peraltada gets chopped

A1 Grand Prix has re-instated the Mexican round of the calendar as a new season finale. The championship will still visit Brands Hatch for the British round, but after that it will return to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City on May 22nd-24th. However the distinctive Peraltada corner is to be drastically overhauled. The […]

Will Brawn dominate again in Sepang? (Malaysian Grand Prix preview)

Brawn GP locked out the front row, led every lap and finished one-two in Melbourne. Can anyone stop them in Sepang? It’s a totally different circuit in a punishing climate – and we just might in for some rain as well.

Why Kubica probably wouldn’t have won (Australian Grand Prix analysis)

After Robert Kubica and Sebastian Vettel’s controversial crash in the dying stages of the Australian Grand Prix, Mario Theissen claimed Robert Kubica would have won had he got past Vettel cleanly and been able to chase after leader Jenson Button. But the lap times don’t seem to support what Mario Theissen says. Here’s a look […]

F1 links: Abu Dhabi denies delay 30th March 2009, 23:54

Abu Dhabi denies track building delay "Abu Dhabi Grand Prix officials have denied suggestions that the circuit will not be ready in time for this year's inaugural race." Toyota and the FIA "The Trulli incident has pointed out a serious weakness in the safety period regulation; in failing to cover the possibility of cars leaving […]

What?s the point of Formula 1?

Tomorrow I?m being interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for a programme called ??What?s the point of Formula 1??? They?re keen to hear opinions from passionate F1 fans about the state of the sport. So let?s have them!

BBC F1 coverage: your verdict

A big talking point on the live blogs during the Australian Grand Prix weekend was how BBC did with their F1 coverage. I thought they did a great job – but reading around some other sites I’ve noticed a few complaints. What did you think of the BBC’s return as an F1 broadcaster?

Malaysian Grand Prix weather forecast

Early forecasts indicate the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend is likely to be affected by rain. Over on the F1 Fanatic Forum ccolanto has been checking out the weather forecasts for Kuala Lumpur and thunderstorms are predicted throughout the weekend. The chance of precipitation is rated around 60% for Friday and Saturday, rising to around […]

F1 links: Brawn job cuts

Brawn march on at the double "It’s very likely that [Brawn GP] will dominate again in Malaysia, although the heat there will test the reliability of this car, which has still not done a huge mileage in testing. They have a good 8/10ths advantage over the Ferrari and more than a second over the McLaren." […]