8th December 2009, 21:40 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Danica Patrick joins NASCAR 8th December 2009, 21:40

Danica Patrick joining NASCAR may not seem especially relevant for F1 fans, particularly those of us in Europe. But you have to pause for a moment and consider the scale of the missed opportunity. Here is a talented, female, American racing driver who, had things gone differently, might have ended up in F1. Simply being […]

Update on improvements to F1 Fanatic

A few weeks ago I asked for your suggestions for how to improve F1 Fanatic. The response was great, with plenty of useful ideas and – just as important – lots of poeple telling me which bits to keep because they like them. I have compiled your suggestions along with the many improvements I want […]

Button leads F1 drivers in BRDC awards

Future McLaren team mates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton were among the winners in yesterday’s BRDC awards. Button was handed one of his trophies by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, as the BRDC celebrated the extension of Silverstone’s Grand Prix contract. Button claimed four prizes including the BRDC Gold Star for top-performing British (or Commonwealth) driver […]

F1 edging towards 20-race seasons

The confirmation of the British Grand Prix on the 2010 F1 calendar yesterday confirms next year’s schedule will be the joint-longest ever. With the first Indian Grand Prix planned for 2011, F1 may soon see its first 20-race championship.