Keke Rosberg articles on F1 Fanatic archive
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 [...]
Watson surges to win from 17th in first Detroit race 14th June 2007, 7:00
Twenty-five years ago the F1 circus visited the United States three times in one season. The first ever Detroit Grand Prix was the second round in the USA that year.
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.
“Autodrome” (Sam Collins & Gavin Ireland 2007) 25th March 2007, 9:00
Mika Hakkinen, Keke Rosberg, Kimi Raikkonen – plenty of great Finnish F1 drivers, and yet there’s never been a Finnish Grand Prix. Finland had a particularly fine racing circuit in Keimola, but it fell into disuse and thus is one of the tracks that forms the subject of this book. “Autodrome” tells the histories of [...]
The Ben Evans Column: 1984 28th February 2007, 9:00
Before a racing wheel has been turned in anger 2007 is already shaping up to be one of the most interesting seasons for a long time. The deck has been well and truly shuffled with many new drivers in new teams. And for once it’s not just confined to the minor men – there is [...]
F1 in the blogs 18 17th February 2007, 9:00
See some stunning pictures of the 1939 Auto Union that (nearly) went up for sale at Christie’s in our post of the week. Plus a flashback to the 1984 Dallas Grand Prix, trouble for DaimlerChrysler and some strange predictions for 2007.
Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part I 15th January 2007, 9:00
So, the arrival of aerodynamics killed racing did it? Not a bit of it. F1Fanatic counts down the 50 greatest overtaking moves of the last 30 years, featuring such past pass masters as Gilles Villeneuve, Nigel Mansell, Juan Pablo Montoya and many more. The first ten videos are below – check back over the next [...]
F1 2006 Review: Farewell to Cosworth 29th October 2006, 13:53
Michael Schumacher claims to know very little about Formula One history. But if he did, he’d know that arguably an even greater name than his own bowed out of Formula One this year. Cosworth powered 176 race winners in four decades of racing – more than any other engine bar Ferrari, who of course were [...]
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.
F1: It’s nepo-tastic! 16th September 2006, 11:12
The trend of Formula One drivers’ sons making their way into the sport is nothing new. World Champions Damon Hill and Jacques Villeneuve both had celebrated lineages, as did Michael Andretti, although he failed to match the achievements of father Mario by some way. But the trend has taken off in a big way with [...]