Niki Lauda articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Could Felipe Massa ‘do a Prost’? 30th May 2008, 12:30
On his current run of form Felipe Massa stands a chance of achieving something very rarely seen in Formula 1: he could turn the tables on his team mate by taking the title off him the year after he won it. The only driver to achieve this in recent F1 history is Alain Prost, who [...]
Video: Monaco GP history 1974-2008 22nd May 2008, 7:00
Guest writer Journeyer concludes his two-part guide to the Monaco Grand Prix. If you thought part one yesterday was great, then you’ll love part two! This covers some of the more recent Monaco magical moments from the 1980s up to 2007:
Gallery: The ugliest Ferrari F1 car ever? The 1973 312B3 Spazzaneve 21st May 2008, 12:30
You don’t ordinarily think of Ferraris as being unattractive but this beast was certainly hit with the ugly stick. The 312B3, called the ‘Spazzaneve’ (‘snowplough’) for its distinctive front end, made an appearance in last week’s Monaco Historic Grand Prix (see the gallery here) but I thought such an unusual machine deserves an article of [...]
If only Michael Schumacher had said this 25th January 2008, 15:00
Lewis Hamilton has given some interesting quotes to the press. What would I have given to hear Michael Schumacher say something like this a few years ago: I just like fairness and I want Heikki Kovalainen to have the exact same opportunities and if he does and I beat him, there’s the reward. I beat [...]
Ron Dennis doesn’t want a seat filler in 2008 5th December 2007, 7:00
I’ve read a lot of remarks by people who think that Ron Dennis will just stick any old driver in the second McLaren seat next year. The assumption seems to be that he’s already got Lewis Hamilton and all he needs and wants to do is stick a loyal but not super-quick number two in [...]
Poll: Did Michael Schumacher retire too soon? 14th November 2007, 22:28
Michael Schumacher has topped the testing times for a second consecutive day at the Circuit de Catalunya this week. On the face of it, the seven times champion has lost none of his speed. Was he wrong to retire from F1 last year? This poll is closed. Results were as follows: Yes: 197 (61%) No: [...]
Michael Schumacher fastest on F1 test return 13th November 2007, 17:26
Michael Schumacher returned to cast his shadow over the rest of the F1 field by topping the time sheets at the end of the first day’s testing in Barcelona. Several 2007 racers were present including Heikki Kovalainen, David Coulthard, Nick Heidfeld, Robert Kubica, Kazuki Nakajima, Jarno Trulli, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Anthony Davidson.
F1 in the news 57: Hamilton effect boosts ITV 2nd November 2007, 7:00
New advertisers are flocking to Formula 1 as the Lewis Hamilton effects boosts TV audiences. Meanwhile there’s more speculation over Fernando Alonso’s future – and Rubens Barrichello’s too. Here’s this week’s top F1 stories.
“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 [...]
Brazilian GP 2007 facts & stats 22nd October 2007, 9:00
Kimi Raikkonen won his first title – and Lewis Hamilton joined the bitter collection of drivers to lose the championship lead in the final round. Plus another former F1 driver’s son made his F1 debut, and all the other interesting statistics from the Brazilian Grand Prix.