Ricardo Zonta articles on F1 Fanatic archive

F1 in the news 28 16th March 2007, 9:00

Nick Heidfeld is to lap the N????rburgring Nordschleife in his BMW F1 car. And Kimi Raikkonen entered and won a snowmobile race in the guise of James Hunt. Also in this week’s F1 news – why the Renault R27 has that grotesque, four-colour paint job, why Honda are sponsoring ITV, and why some Australians don’t […]

F1 in the news 24 16th February 2007, 9:00

This week’s F1 stories include the race fans suing a Grand Prix promoter and the Grand Prix promoters desperately trying to attract more race fans. Plus the surprising withdrawal of the Auto Union auction, Fernando Alonso has another row with the press, and who the hell is Hinny Rikinen?

2007 testing round-up 3 11th February 2007, 12:00

The story of the off-season so far has been rain – lots of it. It spoiled the second half of testing this week and Renault packed up early on Thursday so as not to waste tyres. Spyker and Williams had their new cars in action for the first time – but Red Bull still seem […]

That Top Gear Renault picture 5th February 2007, 19:08

Fans of BBC’s Top Gear will have noticed the penetrating, in-depth analysis of the new Renault R27 on the yesterday’s programme. For the unenlightened: Presenter Jeremy Clarkson poked fun at the Renault press office for this shot of their four F1 drivers around the new Renault Clio R27.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part V 19th January 2007, 9:00

The final ten of the greatest overtaking moves ever. And are any of these ten really all that much better than each other? Not by very much. By its very nature the history of Formula One is littered with exceptional racers doing exceptional things. And although it’s true that, today, aerodynamics, refuelling, team orders and […]

2007: Who goes where part 4 19th November 2006, 13:58

With most of the drivers in place for next year, let’s take a look at how the 2007 F1 season is shaping up. There are still two places left to fill: The question fo who will drive the second McLaren will be answered before Christmas according to Martin Whitmarsh, and there’s some speculation that it […]

F1 in the news 22nd August 2006, 20:56

A round-up of Formula One news and comment from around the world this week. (All links external) New rules cost F1 workers dear – Pitpass (and others) have explained the dire consequences of the FIA’s engine freeze for employees of Cosworth – a plight a friend of mine was telling me about only last week. […]

2005 Driver rankings #27-11 24th October 2005, 20:22

In the first of a two-part feature we reviews and rate the 25 drivers who participated in the 2005 World Drivers’ Championship. The top ten will be revealed in the final issue of 2005?????? 27 (-12 on half-term report ranking) Takuma Sato, BAR-Honda, 1 point Sato’s third full season of Formula One was a disaster: […]

The Crash Awards 17th April 2005, 19:40

Like it or not, crashes will always be a part of F1’s appeal, as any form of motorsport. They are especially fascinating in F1, because these drivers are supposed to be the world’s best. It is in celebration of the fact that this isn’t always the case that we reveal the F1Fanatic Crash Awards. Every […]

Who should have got a drive? 6th March 2005, 19:31

Team managers should take a risk on a young talent.

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