Twitter: it’s not all celebrity gossip and what someone had for breakfast. There’s loads of cool F1 stuff on there too.
The F1 Fanatic Twitter account passed a major milestone last week – it now has over 10,000 followers.
If you’re not following F1 Fanatic on Twitter yet, here’s what you’re missing out on and how to join in:
News as it breaks
The big stories always get a plug – even if they break at unsociable hours…
Coverage of every F1 session
Races, qualifying, practice, testing: if there’s an F1 car in action somewhere it’s being Tweeted.
Find other people to follow…
More and more F1 people are joining in on Twitter.
…and who to ignore
Steer clear of the time-wasting fakes.
If you’re having trouble getting on F1 Fanatic there may be an explanation why here.
Whether it’s something unearthed on Youtube or an interesting article for another site, I share a lot of links on Twitter.
The rumour mill
Who says what about who goes where.
Never miss those competition entry deadlines.
Not all the new material on F1 Fanatic ends up on the home page or in the RSS feed – but it often gets a mention on Twitter.
And more from the community
There’s loads of F1 Fanatic community members on there too!
How to join
Visit www.twitter.com to set up your free account.
Once you’re logged in, go to www.twitter.com/f1fanatic_co_uk, hit ‘follow’ – and make sure you say hello!
How to find F1 drivers and others on Twitter
Jenson Button, Mark Webber and Rubens Barrichello are among the F1 drivers on Twitter and almost all the teams now have accounts.
Head on over to the F1 Twitter directory to find hundreds of official F1 and motor racing-related accounts to follow.
Read more: The 2010 F1 grid on Twitter