Derek Daly archive
30 years ago: Villeneuve’s last and best F1 win 21st June 2011, 9:03
Gilles Villeneuve’s victory at Jarama on this day in 1981 was instantly recognised as one of the great Grand Prix wins.
On this day in 1981: F1′s fiasco at Zolder 17th May 2011, 8:54
F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.
“Race to Win: How to become a Complete Champion Driver” (Derek Daly) 19th June 2008, 7:00
Everyone I’ve shown this book to has been quick to point out that Derek Daly was never a champion. Not in Formula 1 or CART, the two most senior categories he competed in between 1978 and 1989, before racing sports cars. But does that disqualify him from writing a book on how to become a […]
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 2 1st June 2008, 7:00
Part two of our series on Champ Car drivers in F1 includes a look at the last driver to make the switch – Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Bourdais.
F1 in the news 61: No Raikkonen vs Schumacher at test 30th November 2007, 7:00
In the F1 news this week Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen are avoiding each other, seven drivers are fighting over one seat at Force India and Grand Prix Masters is dead and buried. Read on for 24 news stories from the world of Formula 1.
Top ten… Team-mate crashes (Video) 1st November 2007, 7:00
Say what you like about Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. However great the enmity between the pair was at least they never took each other off. Unlike this sorry collection of drivers from the front and back of the grid.
The Magic of Monaco 15th May 2005, 20:25
Not only is the Monaco Grand Prix the most glamorous event on the motor racing calendar, it is also a living piece of F1 history. Drivers have gone to battle in the impossibly tight confines of the streets of Monte-Carlo since 1929. Nine non-championship events were run at Monaco from 1929 to 1937, followed by […]
The Crash Awards 17th April 2005, 19:40
Like it or not, crashes will always be a part of F1′s appeal, as any form of motorsport. They are especially fascinating in F1, because these drivers are supposed to be the world’s best. It is in celebration of the fact that this isn’t always the case that we reveal the F1Fanatic Crash Awards. Every […]