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F1 links: Drivers react to new rules 19th March 2009, 23:49

Analysis: Reading between the times "Comparing only the fastest times that each team demonstrated sees Brawn GP still leading the field, with an eight tenths advantage over their nearest challenger Williams, with Toyota in third." Brundle: Don't punish F1 drivers for 'having a go' Martin Brundle: "All I hope is that if young drivers are […]

Hamilton to drive Senna’s McLaren

Lewis Hamilton will drive the McLaren-Honda that Ayrton Senna won his first world championship in at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Earl of March announced today that Hamilton will be making his third visit to the festival and will drive a 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4-4. Senna scored his first of three world championships in […]

F1 2009: When they last won a race

With the value of winning races such an explosive issue at the moment I thought it would be a good idea to revise a post I first did two years ago. Heading into the 2007, I thought it would be interesting to see how long ago it was since each driver on the grid last […]

F1 2009 technology: Mid-region

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer continues his technical analysis of the 2009 F1 cars with a look at the mid-section of this year’s designs. When comparing a 2008 and 2009 F1 car the wider front wing and squashed rear wing are the most dramatic changes. Look closely again and one can see equally striking […]

2009 F1 testing: March 19th

Yesterday McLaren gave their fans a glimmer of hope as Heikki Kovalainen wrong a low 1’18s lap out of the MP4-24 at Jerez – albeit on a short stint. How will McLaren and Williams fare in the final day of testing before the 2009 season starts? Don’t forget to rank the teams for 2009 – […]