Bruce McLaren articles on F1 Fanatic archive

A minute’s noise for Bruce McLaren 2nd June 2010, 16:58

McLaren held a minute’s noise in memory of the team founder Bruce McLaren at their headquarters today.

The one-off Grand Prix tracks 9th July 2009, 19:56

Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]

1969 Canadian Grand Prix flashback 3rd July 2009, 7:00

There’s no Canadian Grand Prix on the calendar this year – but FOTA and many F1 fans hope the sport will return soon. F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back on one of the earliest world championship round in Canada.

F1 drivers who won at Le Mans 10th June 2009, 12:00

This weekend sees the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The great race has been won by 117 different drivers and over half of them – 62 – also competed in the Formula 1 world championship at some point in their career. Many of them were race winners in F1, some were even […]

Formula 1′s lost nations: New Zealand 2nd February 2009, 7:00

Last world champion: Denny Hulme, 1967 Last Grand Prix winner: Denny Hulme, McLaren, Buenos Aires, 1974 Last Grand Prix starter: Mike Thackwell, RAM, Montreal, 1984 Last Grand Prix: None held Only eight drivers from New Zealand have ever started Grands Prix. But they include a world champion, the founder of one of the great F1 […]

100 F1 race winners part 3: 1959-1962 7th August 2008, 9:00

Part three of our look at Formula 1′s 100 Grand Prix winners. This part looks at the careers of champions such as Jack Brabham, Phill Hill and Graham Hill.

Last-lap losers (p1/2) 4th August 2008, 16:00

Poor Felipe Massa. Had his Ferrari engine gone three laps further he?d be sitting on top of the drivers? championship now. Formula 1 cars may be extremely reliable nowadays but they do break down occasionally. But it’s one thing to drop out of the race in the early stages – it’s quite another when you’re […]

Japanese GP 2007 statistics & facts 1st October 2007, 7:00

Hamilton moves into the championship lead – but what does he have to do to wrap up the title in Shanghai? Also the curse of Mark Webber strikes once more as the Australian again retires from a race he had led. And was that the longest safety car period ever? I need your help on […]

Spanish Grand Prix 2007 facts & statistics 14th May 2007, 7:00

It’s another historic day thanks to Lewis Hamilton – the rookie driver having taken the championship lead in his fourth race without even winning one yet. But if this were 2002 Felipe Massa would be leading the title race. Read on for all the killer stats from the Spanish Grand Prix.

Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 Statistics & facts 11th April 2007, 9:00

Which two drivers haven’t finished a race so far this year? And which two teams at Sepang saw both their drivers qualifying in exactly the same positions as they had for the first round? Find out and then bore your friends rigid with everything you know about the Malaysian Grand Prix.