Welcome to the final instalment of F1 links. I’m retiring this series to make way for a new daily site round-up which will include some links plus content from the forum and top comments. There’ll be more stuff too but I’m not going to give it all away just yet. However if you’ve not replied … Continue reading F1 links: Last ever edition
Who does Nico Rosberg blame for poor driving standards in F1? His new team mate: It is Michael Schumacher who started this, like at Spa, when Mika Hakkinen tried to overtake him and he ran him off the track. When the guy behind has made a decision [to pass] and the guy in front then … Continue reading Did Michael Schumacher’s Spa stunt set a new low? Nico Rosberg thinks so
The awards and accolades continue to pile up for Jenson Button. Now the world champion has been awarded a Gold Badge by BBC childrens’ programme Blue Peter. New team mate Lewis Hamilton already has a Gold Badge which he won last year – in addition to his three regular badges. Button is also expected to … Continue reading Yet another prize for Jenson Button
There’s a lot of discussion about how to ‘improve the show’ and make it more accessible to the ‘average fan’. But what do typical sports fans actually think of F1? I’ve had it in my mind for some time to find out and the festive season has offered lots of opportunities to meet new people. … Continue reading What the average fan really thinks of F1
Ralf Schumacher wants to emulate brother Michael’s F1 return, telling a German news agency: I would seriously consider an interesting and attractive offer to drive in a competitive Formula One team. Ralf Schumacher Sibling rivalry, eh? Whatever one of them gets, the other has to have one too. But there doesn’t seem to be much … Continue reading Ralf Schumacher wants 2010 F1 return
Michael Schumacher would have made an F1 comeback for Ferrari instead of Mercedes, reckons test driver Marc Gene. Writing on his blog for Spanish newspaper El Mundo Gene claims Schumacher would have been the third driver at Ferrari in 2010 had the regulations allowed him him to race. That would have meant Schumacher teaming up … Continue reading Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”
The organisers of the Malaysian Grand Prix paid the highest fee going to hold an F1 race in 2009 – but they only got half a race for it. The Sepang circuit’s race cost them $45.7m (?é?ú28.56m / ?óÔÇÜ?¼31.75m) to host this year. But the Grand Prix was abandoned after 31 of the scheduled 56 … Continue reading Malaysian washout was 09’s dearest race
Time for another crop of questions sent to the F1 Fanatic inbox. This week, as Michael Schumacher makes his F1 comeback along three other world champions, what’s the greatest number title-winners to race against each other? See below for the answers to this and more questions.
Lotus is commemorating one of its most famous F1 cars with a special edition of its Exige S road car. The Lotus Exige S Type 72 is finished in black with gold detailing, mimicking the celebrated John Player Special livery of the Lotus 72 F1 car. According to Lotus it is “finished by the same … Continue reading Lotus builds black and gold Exige S Type 72
I’ve trawled through the F1 Fanatic archive for 2009 and picked out a selection of my favourite articles of the year. Here’s my choice of over 60 exclusive interviews, great guest pieces, memorable arguments and other highlights from the site this year.
I’m away celebrating Christmas with my family today. Whatever you’re celebrating at the moment (if anything) I hope you have a fantastic time and a great 2010. Thanks very much to IDR who created the video above!
As promised, here’s an early look at the next version of the F1 Fanatic home page. The two most important aims for the new version of the home page are: To make it lighter and, therefore, load more quickly To make it easier to see the latest stories Please let me know what you think … Continue reading F1 Fanatic home page redesign
YouTube CEO Chad Hurley joined USF1 back in August but until now we’ve not seen much in the way of what that means for the team. There was talk of how USF1 would open up to fans in new ways using technologies like YouTube. That took a step closer to reality today as the team … Continue reading USF1 starts YouTube channel
Who pulled off the best overtaking move of 2009? These top ten choices have been whittled down from dozens of suggestions made by F1 Fanatic readers. If you’re mind’s already made up cast your vote now, or see below for the best arguments in favour of each of them and videos of the passes.
Michael Schumacher only announced his F1 comeback a few minutes ago but already bookmakers are giving him short odds to win the championship next year. Paddy Power and Bet365 already have him at 5/1 to win the championship – much shorter odds than team mate Nico Rosberg, who’s at 10/1. William Hill have Schumacher at … Continue reading Short odds on Schumacher for 2010 F1 title
Michael Schumacher’s surprise return to F1 raises a lot of questions. But the most telling one is this: why would the world’s most successful F1 driver risk his mammoth achievements on a comeback to a sport that has changed much in the three years since he left?
Michael Schumacher will return to F1 for Mercedes Grand Prix in 2010. It will be four years since Schumacher last raced in Formula 1 for Ferrari.
Michael Schumacher’sF1 career in pictures Update: Official: Schumacher to make F1 return Michael Schumacher could be about to confirm an astonishing return to F1 in 2010. The BBC claims details of his comeback for Mercedes alongside Nico Rosberg will shortly be made official, although his official spokesperson Sabine Kehm is not confirming them at the … Continue reading Schumacher-Mercedes deal “imminent”
Every F1 points system from 1950 to 2010 with all the Formula 1 points rules explained.
Speed TV has confirmed a new deal to broadcast F1 live in America – including the first deal to show official Formula 1 video online in the USA. A statement from the channel said: Speed will continue to offer its long-running live coverage of the FIA Formula One World Championship, including live coverage of qualifying … Continue reading F1 gets internet coverage in USA