Clay Regazzoni articles on F1 Fanatic archive
100 F1 race winners part 5: 1968-1973 9th August 2008, 7:00
Ten more of F1′s 100 Grand Prix winners including champions Jochen Rindt, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti. Plus the fiftieth driver to win a Formula 1 race – America’s Peter Revson.
Ferrari’s 200 pole positions 21st June 2008, 19:58
Kimi Raikkonen achieved Ferrari’s 200th pole position in qualifying for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix. The Italian team are far ahead of their rivals in terms of total pole positions, with McLaren on 135 and Williams on 125. Here’s a complete breakdown of their achievement including every driver who scored a pole position for Ferrari.
Gallery: The ugliest Ferrari F1 car ever? The 1973 312B3 Spazzaneve 21st May 2008, 12:30
You don’t ordinarily think of Ferraris as being unattractive but this beast was certainly hit with the ugly stick. The 312B3, called the ‘Spazzaneve’ (‘snowplough’) for its distinctive front end, made an appearance in last week’s Monaco Historic Grand Prix (see the gallery here) but I thought such an unusual machine deserves an article of [...]
F1 circuits history part 8: 1975-8 12th January 2008, 7:00
Tracks being altered to include slower corners became commonplace in the second half of the 1970s. Silverstone’s flat-out blast was rudely interrupted by a crude chicane at Woodcote. The other super-quick circuit – the Osterreichring – was also slowed, although both tracks retained much of their essential character. And two tracks we are familiar with [...]
History repeating: F1′s three-way title deciders 9th October 2007, 9:00
Three drivers will go into the last race of the season still able to win the championship. It’s the first time this has happened since 1986.
Ferrari score their 200th Grand Prix victory 8th October 2007, 11:00
Kimi Raikkonen’s victory in the Chinese Grand Prix was the 200th Grand Prix win for Ferrari. The great Italian team is the only outfit that was present in the first ever championship Grand Prix still competing in Formula One. Until 1988 the team was headed by founder Enzo Ferrari. But it has won more races [...]
Hunt wins amid Fuji tragedy 27th September 2007, 9:00
F1′s return to Fuji in 1977 saw a terrible crash which claimed the lives of two spectators. James Hunt won the race for McLaren.
“Against All Odds” (Eoin Young & James Hunt, 1977) 12th August 2007, 7:00
Having entered a snowmobile race at the start of the year under the name ‘James Hunt’, Kimi Raikkonen used the name again to disguise his presence at a recent party – at which he also arrived dressed as a gorilla. Party animal Hunt would have approved. But Raikkonen will also want to emulate Hunt’s 1976 [...]
Ten best… McLaren-Ferrari rows 2nd August 2007, 13:00
The espionage scandal may be the biggest row between the two giants of Formula 1, McLaren and Ferrari, but it’s certainly not the first. No, these two have been going at it for over three decades. Here’s ten of their earlier scraps.
Ten of the best… British Grands Prix 6th July 2007, 7:00
The British Grand Prix is one of only two races to have held a round of the world championship every year since the series started. So it must have held a few decent races in 57 years? Damn right. Here’s ten of the best: