F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/7/2010

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Coming up on the site later today is John Beamer’s latest technical review and the final batch of pictures from the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Here’s the round-up:


Goodwood Festival of Speed Mclaren MP4-8 Onboard (Youtube)

On his way back down Goodwood Hill, Bruno Senna whipped out his phone and filmed himself in the 1993 McLaren MP4-8, driving it single-handedly! View the F1 Fanatic Goodwood Festival of Speed 2010 picture gallery

Comment of the day

Thanks to Moebius for putting my Le Mans 24 Hours history straight:

Mark Webber ??flew?? in a Mercedes CLR (1999), the car you poster is a CLK-LM, the 98 car, which was a derivative of the CLK-GTR.

From the forum

Does improved car safety mean old circuit layouts could be brought back?

Happy birthday!

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On this day in F1

Jochen Rindt won the sixth round of the 1970 world championship at Clermont-Ferrand, and took the lead in the title race by doing so: