Lella Lombardi articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Spanish Grand Prix: memorable races 25th April 2008, 12:30

The response to my invitation for guest writers was fantastic and I’m very happy to share the first of these new articles today. Journeyer, a long-time contributor to the comments and Live Blogs on F1Fanatic, covers the history of the Spanish Grand Prix. Formula 1 has been around for 58 years now. With it goes […]

Where are all the women? 21st April 2008, 7:00

Last weekend Danica Patrick became the first woman to win a race in a major international open-wheeled single-seater category. Patrick won the third round of the Indy Car series at Motegi in Japan. But F1 has had precious few female drivers and there’s no sign one might arrive in the sport any time soon. So… […]

F1 circuits history part 6: 1967-70 10th January 2008, 7:00

Today’s look at the history of F1 circuits features some of the most popular tracks of the 1970s that were phased out of F1 in the 1980s as the sport looked to improve safety – and make more money. They include Kyalami in South Africa (where political pressures were also at work) and the Osterreichring […]

“Formula One 1975: Lauda and Ferrari No. 1″ (DVD) 28th October 2007, 7:00

The sixth DVD in the Brunswick films collection tells the story of the odd 1975 season. Niki Lauda triumphed in a year that saw a spate of wet races and two events cut to half distance. As ever the DVD is rich with fascinating material and the only problem is that there isn’t more of […]