John Surtees articles on F1 Fanatic archive
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 [...]
F1 in the news 48: Alonso tipped for Renault 17th August 2007, 7:00
The bookies reckon if Fernando Alonso is to storm out of McLaren at the end of the year it will be to return to his former team Renault. Also in the news this week, work set to begin on the Singapore street circuit and a young Canadian scoops the Gilles Villeneuve award.
F1′s famous names return 20th June 2007, 7:00
The classic names of F1 are all returning to the sport: Senna, Mansell, Prost, Piquet, Lauda and more could all be a feature on the grid one day. A quick search threw up 20 such drivers in the lower echelons of motor sport that could break into F1. Can you think of any others? Two [...]
F1 in the blogs 19 24th February 2007, 9:00
With the season getting close F1 bloggers are asking big questions. Like will Lewis Hamilton eclipse Jenson Button as the British media darling? Are there too many young drivers in F1 today? And how on earth does Ralf Schumacher command a higher pay packet than Fernando Alonso? All this plus our most recommended post of [...]
“Champion: Surtees” (Duke DVD Video 2004) 12th February 2007, 9:00
John Surtees: Tip-top bloke whose stunning and unmatched achievement doesn’t get talked about often enough. That being the unique feat of winning both motorcycle and motor-car world championships. This Duke video in the ‘Champions’ series provides opportunity to see this great, under-rated British champion at work.
F1 in the news 16 22nd December 2006, 17:00
In the news this week a few interesting developments in the driver market as Adrian Sutil will make his race debut as a rookie in 2007 with Spyker, Sebastian Bourdais courts an ’08 race seat with Toro Rosso, and Timo Glock nabs a testing contract. This and more in our weekly headlines round-up.
Down to the wire 10th October 2006, 22:06
The battle for the Formula One drivers’ championship has gone down to the final race. As much as F1 gets slated for being ‘predictable’, this is not as unusual an event as you might think.
100 Greatest F1 Videos – Part X (10-1) 27th June 2006, 22:25
The final part of our top 100 countdown of the best F1 moments captured on video. The top ten F1 videos includes the notorious controversies at Suzuka, some legendary races from Monza, and a couple of amazing encounters in Jerez, of all places. But none of these is number one. To find out what is, [...]
Courting Valentino 2nd October 2005, 20:10
Last weekend Valentino Rossi claimed his fourth consecutive Moto GP title and again fuelled speculation that he might switch disciplines to Formula One with Ferrari in 2007. It has been 20 years since anyone significant did this, and it would be fascinating to see how he performs. Mike Hailwood, Johnny Cecotto and, most famously, John [...]