Stars of 2010

Thanks to F1 Fanatic’s stars of 2010

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Stars of 2010
Stars of 2010

It’s been a terrific year on F1 Fanatic. As I reach the end of my first 12 months running the site full-time I’d like to thank the many people who’ve helped out.

First of all, many thanks to Cari Jones who ran the site for a week-and-a-half while I was on holiday and has taken over the Monday round-ups so I can get some sleep on race weekends!

Thanks to everyone who has advertised on F1 Fanatic throughout 2010.

Our F1 Fanatic live blog moderators have done a brilliant job this year running 96 live blogs – one for every session this year.

Thanks to Adam Lewis, Arun Srinisavan, Chris Colantonio, Dan Bigham, Dan Stapley, Darren Hector, David Kelly, David Wormald, Elly, IDR, LAK, Magnificent Geoffrey, Robert McKay, Scott Joslin, Lord Stig, Vikas, Michael Jones, Matt Hare, Andromeda, Mohames Sakr, Michael Bertrand, Ritesh, David Pete, RoboCat, Kaushal, Chris Humphreys and Armen Abrahamian.

Big thanks to everyone who’s helped on the technical side of the site including Ed Marshal, Jamie Atkinson, Kareem Shaya, Richard Homer and Ian Haycox.

Thanks to all the guest article contributors including John Beamer, Robert York, Adam Corlett, Andy and LJH, Tom Hitchings, Ned Flanders, Steven Smith, Ben Evans, Jeremy Sedley, Fer. No 65, Tim Ferrone, Stephen Prater, Steven Smith, Duncan Stephen, Wei Jian and Allan Mooney.

Thank you to all the PR and media people – far too many to mention – for answering phone calls, arranging interviews, granting accreditation and giving me your time.

We’ve had some brilliant competitions on the site in 2010. Thanks to Silverstone Circuits, Duke Video, Icon Publishing, Unlap/Motorsport in Print, Car-a-day, Universal Pictures, Genesis Publications, Goodwood, Proud Camden, Stuart Codling and Motorbooks for supplying the prizes.

Tommy B and Katy have helped out on the forum during the year – thanks to them too.

Thanks also to Bryn Williams, May Starey, Emily Wilkinson, Julien Leroy, Adrian Hearn, Neil Davies, Alex Sabine, Drew MacDonald, Carol Treurnicht, Chris Yurhee, David Entrican, Gerard Hetman, Ripping Silk, Robert Boismier, Sam Collins and Mark Young.

I couldn’t even begin to name everyone who’s left a comment on the site this year, let alone reply to every comment. I have, however, tried to read every comment that’s been posted and reply as often as possible. Thank you to everyone who’s participated on the site in 2010!

Special thanks to Ratboy for all his help.

Last but by no means least, sincere thanks to everyone who has donated to F1 Fanatic in 2010.

If I’ve missed anyone out I should have included, I’m really sorry!

I’m celebrating Christmas with my family today. Whatever you’re doing today and for the last few days of the year, I wish you all the very best and a happy 2011.

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  • 75 comments on “Thanks to F1 Fanatic’s stars of 2010”

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    1. Thank You Keith for running the best Formula 1 blog!

      1. Here’s to bigger and better things in 2011. (if thats even possible) :)

      2. Seriously, this site has been bookmarked before the internet was invented.

      3. What would I do without this site?
        Thank you so much!

        1. Merry Christmas Keith, i hope 2011 will be the continuation of a great thing with better things to come… F1Fanatic is the greatest F1 site of all…having been a follower for 3+ years i am proud to be a member of the community…

    2. Thanks Keith and to all the contributors and visitors of F1Fanatic for making it a fantastic site!

      Merry Christmas everyone!

    3. You’re a class act, Keith and that’s reflected in the quality of this site. Many happy things in your second year.

      1. I completely agree, its also reflected in the quality of the community here, what an awesome bunch they are.

        its a pleasure to come back each day to see both Keith’s articles and the comments by yourself and others.

        You cool cats carry on being cool cats.

      2. indeed it’s a special place for F1 fans. congrats.

    4. NewBoyLewisFan
      25th December 2010, 0:10

      Ive said it before, ill say it again. This is by far the best F1 site in the world!!! You should be incredibly proud of this site Keith, Merry Christmas and keep up the good work.

    5. Thanks keith , a pleasure to be part of this community , happy christmas and happy new year to what will be a bigger and better F1 fanatic.

    6. Great job Keith and all contributors. Quite simply the most informative and entertaining forum on the net. Can’t wait for the new season to start. Best wishes to all for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

      Randy Schuhmacher; Calgary, Alberta, Canada

      1. Wow! That would be like someone called Villeneuve living in Germany!

      2. Main (ripley)
        25th January 2013, 5:31

        Is that really you Randy? If so, obviously still a huge racing fan! If you are who I am thinking…you will know by my name…if I’m wrong…sorry!

    7. Merry Christmas to you guys at F1Fanatic. There’s no need to say that it’s a great F1 Blog so congrats for your effort, I’m pretty sure it is not easy to run a site like this, but you’re there.

      MERRY Christmas to F1 Fanatic and to all the readers. Wherever you are guys, Happy Holidays.

    8. Cheers to you too Keith for all your hard work. This website works so well as it still feels genuinely fan made and has a fantastic community. I’m proud to be a part of that. Bring on next year!

      My resolution for the year? I intend to write a guest article.

      Anyone else got any F1 resolutions?

      1. Yes… I will not post while drinking! :P

        1. Hahaha, I need to cut that out too! Many’s a time I’ve woken up one morning and found some inane nonsense I’d typed while under the influence!

    9. thanks to you for reading to all the …. i usually write, for answering emails, for letting me write a whole article using only my limited english, for working full time on the best best BEST F1 site ever.

      Merry Xmas to you and your family, Keith!

    10. Wow, I have my own page on F1 Fanatic?! This is the proudest day of my life :) Having stuff published on F1F has really been an honour, thanks to everyone who had a nice word to say about my stuff

      What a great little F1 community you’ve created KC. You should be really proud of your achievements. F1F is one of the rare places on t’interweb where we can have a nice sensible discussion about motor racing, and its testamount to the friendly ‘cyber atmsophere’ on here that I’ve made friends amongst fanatics.

      OK, sickly emotional thank you complete :P Happy Christmas y’all!

    11. Many thanks to Keith and all those that have contributed to this great site. That includes a lot of the bloggers that take the time to think things trough and write their opinions up!

      Merry Christmas to all from Bangkok!

    12. Merry Christmas to all and many thanks, Keith. Hope the New Year brings us all lots more F1 enjoyment and more brilliant articles and discussion from one and all.

    13. Merry Christmas to all of you on here! This is my favourite website in the world because it has some of the nicest people in the world! Thank you to Keith and every F1 Fanatic for a great 2010. :D

    14. Keith, you ignored me :D
      merry xmas :)

    15. thanks so much Keith for running such a brilliant blog!
      we also had the best F1 season in history to make it perfect!

      merry christmas fellow fanatics!

    16. Thank you for an excellent site, Keith. Have a happy and healthy Christmas holiday. All the best to you and yours!

    17. Happy Holidays to everybody here on F1Fanatic. Thanks to Keith for running this great site. Also thanks to everybody who has helped work on the site. Finally to my fellow live blog mods, thanks as it is really hell when you are trying to mod, comment, and add those video links at the same time!

      So who’s ready to live blog Bahrain FP1?

      1. counting down the days!

    18. Thank you for this amazing site, Keith. Have a Merry Christmas! :)

    19. I’m a newbiefanatic from Canada enjoying the site very much. Thanks Keith and thanks to all the posters, I seem to enjoy all the comments as much as the actual articles.
      Merry Christmas and a Happy New F1 Year
      PS Go Lewis!

    20. Merry Christmas to you Keith and to every one on here that celebrates Xmas! :D I think the biggest star of this site is non other than yourself Keith! Thank you for dedicating your time and sharing your passion with all of us F1 Fanatics! You’ve done an amazing job, I really wish you all the best and hope you advance career wise in this field!

      Thank you to everyone who contributed and helped make this site what it is :D

      96 live blogs?! Wow it sounds a lot, but it didn’t feel like 96! @Lord Stig LOL!! Let the good times roll! I’m ready for Bahrain FP1’s live blog, but I really hope to see it live so if everything goes to plan maybe I can be your F1F live reporter from there lol

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