Mike Conway articles on F1 Fanatic archive

F1 rookies test: Guide to the drivers 30th November 2009, 7:00

The in-season testing ban may have caused some problems but it has given us one thing to look forward to: tomorrow a three-day F1 test session exclusively for rookie drivers begins at Jerez. Already most of the teams have announced their drivers which include a host of champions plus several drivers from nations not currently […]

Ten ways to get a drive in F1 (part 3/3) 6th October 2008, 11:00

Andy and LJH present the final for of their ten ways to get a drive in Formula 1. We?ve covered six different ways to get into F1 and today we present the final four: if you?ve not got a famous dad and chatting up the engine builders has got you nowhere, this is what you […]

Davide Valsecchi wins last race of season (GP2) 14th September 2008, 11:56

Davide Valsecchi won the sprint race at Monza – one week after being hospitalised in a huge crash at Spa-Francorchamps. The Italian passed early leader Roldan Rodriguez to claim the win on home ground. He gambled on a setup geared towards dry weather in a race which started on a damp circuit that dried out. […]

Romain Grosjean wins at Spa; Bruno Senna gets penalty (GP2) 6th September 2008, 17:22

Romain Grosjean finished first in a GP2 race for the fourth time this year – although it was only his second win, as he’s had a few brushes with the stewards. Bruno Senna will be ruing his latest run-in with the stewards, and it was a controversial one. Senna was hit with a drive-through penalty […]

Sebastien Buemi wins as Senna closes on Pantano (GP2) 3rd August 2008, 10:30

Sebastien Buemi scored his second win in a sprint race this year with a measured drive at the Hungaroring. The Swiss driver capitalised on a mistake by early leader Andy Soucek halfway through the race and smoothly pulled out a commanding lead in the heat at Hungary. Bruno Senna made up vital ground in his […]

Disaster for Pantano breathes life into title battle (GP2) 2nd August 2008, 16:32

A moment’s misjudgement by Giorgio Pantano at the Hungaroring cost him vital points in the championship. And it handed Bruno Senna an opportunity to reduce the gap between the pair in the title race which the iSport driver did not waste. Senna finished third behind winner Lucas di Grassi and Andreas Zuber, the pair nose-to-tail […]

Bruno Senna masters wet conditions to win at Silverstone (GP2) 6th July 2008, 10:51

It’s a shame that Bruno Senna’s every move in motor racing evokes parallels with his uncle. But his victory at a soaking wet Silverstone in today’s GP2 race brought back strong memories of Ayrton Senna’s triumph in similar conditions at the same track 20 years earlier. Luca Filippi started from pole position courtesy of his […]

Sebastien Buemi masters tricky conditions to head Arden 1-2 22nd June 2008, 10:53

A damp race track made for a thrilling GP2 sprint race at Magny-Cours. The race came to those who had the courage to start on slick tyres – and the Arden team took best advantage to score a one-two finish. Mike Conway led the early, tentative laps on wet weather tyres while Jerom d’Ambrosio had […]

2008 French GP qualifying: Raikkonen storms to Ferrari’s 200th pole position 21st June 2008, 14:52

Ferrari were in crushing form at Magny-Cours and annexed the front row of the grid with little difficulty, Kimi Raikkonen leading Felipe Massa. It was Ferrari’s 200th pole position at a circuit where they’ve enjoyed great success in recent years. Lewis Hamilton, in what is expected to be a lightly-fuelled McLaren, was unable to beat […]

Eight cars crash on first lap, Bruno Senna hits a dog, it’s another GP2 sprint race 11th May 2008, 10:36

A frantic GP2 sprint race saw eight drivers eliminated on the first lap and a safety car period after one car struck and apparently killed a dog. The safety car was summoned before the first lap was completed as Pastor Maldonado, Andreas Zuber, Ho-Pin Tung, Yelmer Buurmanm Andy Soucek, Jerome d’Ambrosio and Adrian Valles all […]