Damon Hill articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Derek Warwick elected as new BRDC president 25th August 2011, 17:34
Derek Warwick has been elected as the new president of the British Racing Drivers Club.
Ayrton Senna vs Damon Hill 13th January 2011, 8:41
Ayrton Senna and Damon Hill were team mates all too briefly in 1994.
Complete guide to the F1 cars and stars at the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed 2nd July 2010, 8:51
Over 50 Formula 1 cars have been confirmed for the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed as part of their celebration of 60 years of the world championship. Among the drivers taking the cars up Goodwood hill throughout the course of today, tomorrow and Sunday are Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Mark Webber, Nico Rosberg, Jarno Trulli, [...]
Top ten… Weirdest F1 retirements 7th April 2010, 9:11
Greg – better known as Ned Flanders in the comments – makes his debut as an F1 Fanatic guest writer by picking ten of the oddest causes of driver retirements. Retiring from a motor race is often an unremarkable experience for an F1 driver. Although reliability has improved hugely in recent years, the sight of [...]
Williams to demonstrate three F1 cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed (Video) 25th June 2009, 7:00
This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will mark 40 years since Sir Frank Williams first entered a car into a Grand Prix. This video shows what they’ve got planned.
Australian GP history 1996-2008 (Video) 25th March 2009, 7:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look at the history of the Australian Grand Prix. Albert Park in Melbourne is a very different place from Adelaide’s streets. Where Adelaide had long straights and mostly 90-degree turns, Albert Park has more varied corners. But it still provided plenty of action, as we shall see in [...]
Australian GP history 1985-1995 (Video) 24th March 2009, 7:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks back on the history of the Australian Grand Prix. It’s back! F1 2009 is about to get under way, and so are we! I’m back for the new season, ready to share with you the history of the sport. Let’s kick things off with the season-opener, the Australian Grand [...]
Michael Schumacher vs Adrian Newey, 1991-2008 (F1 in numbers) 8th March 2009, 10:27
Michael Schumacher’s biggest rival was not a driver but a designer: Adrian Newey. So said K last week in the comments on an article about which driver won the most races. Journeyer suggested a graph showing how the seven-times world champion compared with the man who designed title-winners for McLaren and Williams.
Damon Hill to get honourary fellowship 22nd January 2009, 23:03
The University of Northampton is to give 1996 Formula 1 champion Damon Hill an honourary fellowship. Hill, who is now President of the British Racing Drivers’ Club, will receive the award next month. Press release in full: Formula One World Champion and President of the British Racing Drivers’ Club Damon Hill OBE and Theatre Director [...]
50 years of British champions in pictures (Autosport International 2009) 8th January 2009, 22:37
One of the first exhibitions I wanted to see at the Autosport International show today was the celebration of 50 years of British world champions. Sadly there was no car belonging to Mike Hawthorn, the first British world champion in 1958, because many early Ferrari F1 cars were used to build later racing machines. But [...]