Anthony Davidson articles on F1 Fanatic archive
2008 F1 testing round-up 13: Catalunya 16th June 2008, 12:30
Nine F1 teams tested at the Circuit de Catalunya last week – Force India were absent from the test. Each day’s running saw a little rain, but not very much, and the cars typically completed around 80 laps each. Here’s what they were doing and how they go on:
2008 Canadian GP qualifying: Hamilton takes pole as track starts to crumble 7th June 2008, 19:24
Lewis Hamilton put his McLaren on pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix but there are concerns about tomorrow’s race due to the state of the Circuit Villeneuve track. The session was hardly a few minutes old when it became clear that the track was disintegrating particularly at the Casino hairpin. It may jeopardise the [...]
Not enough seats to go round 29th May 2008, 7:00
Super Aguri are gone and the F1 field has shrunk down to 20 cars, increasing the competition for any seats that might become available. That’s bad news for some of the promising drivers squeezed out of the sport who might have hoped to get back in – to say nothing of Takuma Sato and Anthony [...]
Super Aguri leave Formula 1 6th May 2008, 9:54
After months of doubt over their future, Super Aguri team boss Aguri Suzuki has finally bowed to the inevitable and withdrawn his team from Formula 1.
Super Aguri barred from Istanbul track – are Honda killing their B-team? 4th May 2008, 14:11
According to reports a Super Aguri transporter has been barred from getting into the paddock at Istanbul. Autosport claims this is because the team will not be racing next weekend. Honda team principal Nick Fry told the magazine he does not believe the Weigl Group, who recently made a bid for the team, are able [...]
Analysis: F1 team mates in qualifying 1st May 2008, 15:00
Thanks to D Winn and David Watkins who sent in further analysis of how each team’s drivers compare against each other in each part of qualifying, in response to yesterday’s comparison of team mates so far this year. If you want to contribute an article to F1Fanatic, have a look at the guest post section. [...]
Analysis: F1 team mate battles so far 30th April 2008, 12:30
There are three drivers who have beaten their team mates in each qualifying session and race so far this year. So is that because they’re much better than their team mates – or some other reason? Here’s a look at the side-by-side comparisons of the F1 drivers so far this year.
It’s early days, but Luca di Montezemolo’s comments last week about Ferrari not needing Fernando Alonso started me thinking about which drivers might be on the move for 2009. On the face of it Montezemolo doesn’t seem to want to change his pairing of Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa. And after three driver changes in [...]
2008 Spanish GP facts and stats 28th April 2008, 7:00
Here is a round-up of the facts and statistics from the Spanish Grand Prix, including the drivers’ and constructors’ championship tables. Spotted any more interesting stats? Then post a comment below.
2008 Spanish Grand Prix review: Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari 1-2 27th April 2008, 18:31
Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa’s winning margin of 0.9s over Lewis Hamilton suggests the Spanish Grand Prix was a close run thing. In fact it was anything but, and a Ferrari one-two looked like an inevitability from the first corner. Hamilton came out on top of a three-way fight for third that was contested entirely [...]