Get ready for the 2014 season with F1 Fanatic

2014 F1 season

Start, Circuit of the Americas, 2013The 2014 season will soon be upon us and F1 Fanatic has all the information you need to get ready for the new year of racing.

Drivers, teams and engines line-up so far

So far 19 of the 22 places on the F1 grid for 2014 have been taken. Here’s a summary of the confirmed changes:

Drivers will also be able to choose their numbers this year. You can find details of who’s chosen what so far here.

Three teams also have new engine suppliers:

  • Mercedes will supply an extra team next year in the shape of Williams
  • Williams’ supply of Renault engines will now go to Toro Rosso
  • Ferrari also have a new engine customer, Marussia, as Cosworth have departed

More details here:

Get the 2014 calendar on your mobile device

The 2014 F1 calendar includes 19 races and three pre-season tests. There will also be a further four tests during the season.

You can get all the essential dates for the 2014 F1 season on your mobile device using the F1 Fanatic Calendar. This will be updated with all the times for each race weekend session plus the in-season testing dates and car launch dates as they are announced.

Get the F1 Fanatic Calendar here:

Plan you 2014 race trip

Do you have a regular race you go to every year? Are you going to one of the new additions to the 2014 F1 calendar?

Find other fans who are heading to the same race via the discussion forums below.

Find more information on going to race here:

Follow the 2014 drivers and teams

The F1 Fanatic Twitter Directory has been fully revised and updated for the new season. It lists hundreds of official accounts for F1 drivers, teams, team members, media figures and more.

At present three drivers on the 2014 grid do not have Twitter accounts: Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Kevin Magnussen. Find details for the drivers who do and many others here:

Support the 2014 drivers and teams

Who are you supporting in 2014? Has a driver change led you to switch allegiance between teams? Are you backing one of the rookies?

Show who you’re supporting on F1 Fanatic. Here’s how:

  • Log in
  • Select Edit My Profile from the top-right menu
  • Select F1 Teams and Drivers
  • Make your selection then click Save Changes.

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19 comments on Get ready for the 2014 season with F1 Fanatic

  1. Sam (@) said on 3rd January 2014, 11:19

    Still backing up Williams, hoping for some revival.

    • JerseyF1 (@jerseyf1) said on 3rd January 2014, 17:05

      If could be interesting between Williams and McLaren next year with both using customer Mercedes engines. Since the days when these teams dominated F1 in the early 90s it has often been a case of one having a top works engine whilst the other doesn’t with Williams dominating with Renault and McLaren having a long run of success (though not always titles) with Mercedes and Williams having a brief spell of moderate success with Mercedes.

      With both having the same engines next year and with entirely new car designs being required it will be a straight fight between their engineers which should be a good indication as to whether Williams has still got it.

      In terms of the other variables it’s also quite close, each has an experienced driver with race wins and a title fight under their belt both of whom are considered top drivers but not all-time greats. Both are backed up by young hot-shots (Bottas clearly will have more F1 experience but McLaren clearly think that Magnussen is something special and with major technical changes existing F1 experience may not be as useful as normal).

  2. Rally Man (@rally-man) said on 3rd January 2014, 14:40

    “Mark Webber had left F1″

    You’re just pouring salt on the wound aren’t you?

    J/K, but the gird just wont seem complete with out him. :-(

  3. I’ll keep stubborn about this and skip the season. I’ll see it again when it becomes F1 again, not a reality show.

  4. timi (@timi) said on 3rd January 2014, 18:17

    The season starts so soon. It’s weird not having to wait month upon month, before being able to see F1 cars!

    Less than a month till the first Jerez test! I wonder when the teams will start announcing their launch dates, it’ll be interesting to see the 2014 cars. However, with such drastic changes I’m sure the launch cars will be very different to the ones they test, let alone the Melbourne ’14 spec cars.

    • W (@yesyesyesandyesagain) said on 3rd January 2014, 21:53

      In previous years some teams waited until the second pre-season test to reveal their new cars but that won’t be possible this year. I’m excited that EVERY team will be rolling out new cars in just a few weeks.

  5. Paul (@frankjaeger) said on 3rd January 2014, 22:56

    I’m psyched for the 2014 season. I really hope to see plenty of elbow’s-out action

  6. SauberS1 (@saubers1) said on 4th January 2014, 1:39

    We still have to wait for this…

  7. bwells88 (@bwells88) said on 4th January 2014, 21:25

    That’s what I’ve been searching for with no results… Nobody seems to want to show us what the cars will look like… Could they possibly bolt the V6 in the ’13 cars and run the first test?… Obviously kidding but you never know whit those guys…

    Do you have any ideas Keith???

  8. Oscar (@oscar) said on 7th January 2014, 1:18

    “Mercedes will supply an extra team next year in the shape of Williams”
    Justo to clarify a bit, it should say: “this year”
    I guess you probably took it from a draft you had already written when 2013 was ending… :s

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