26th August 2009, 23:42 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Williams competition winners 26th August 2009, 23:42

The “Williams” book competition was by far the most popular on the site this year and attracted entries from around the globe. Congratulations to the following ten people who each win a copy of “Williams” by Maurice Hamilton. Williams competition winners Barry Cosgrave British Columbia, Canada Myles Woerner Chicago, USA Andrew Lynn Hampshire, UK Jasen […]

Rosberg knows Spa blindfolded (almost)

Here’s an amusing video of Nico Rosberg tracing a lap of Spa-Francorchamps while blindfolded. He reckons Eau Rouge is definitely still flat-out, though presumably he won’t be tackling it with his eyes covered: Eau Rouge… unfortunately nowadays isn’t that difficult any more. Because of all the downforce on the car, it’s become quite easy to […]

Are you going to the Belgian GP?

Over on the ‘fans guides’ section of the website one circuit is getting far more comments than any other. At the time of writing there are well over 500 comments from people who have been to, or are going to, Spa-Francorchamps. So just how many F1 Fanatic readers are heading out to the circuit this […]

Red Bull aiming to strike back at Spa (Belgian Grand Prix preview)

Racing on Valencia’s uninteresting point-and-squirt street circuit one weekend, and the majestic sweeps and crests of Spa-Francorchamps the next, is swapping the ridiculous for the sublime. Many driver name Spa as their favourite because it allows them to explore the limits of their machines and themselves. With the possibility of rain thrown into the mix, […]

Low-scoring round closes up the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

Rubens Barrichello’s win at Valencia came as something of a surprise to F1 Fanatic readers. Only eight people predicted it – they were kemsoudeska, 1994fanatic, Rob Wilson, Tengil, Nano Rock, Net Sticks, INS and GST. At the top of the table, SaloolaS’s lead over Dougie is down to just five points once again. Here are […]

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