Takuma Sato articles on F1 Fanatic archive

F1 2009 driver rumours: Sato and Sutil 12th August 2008, 14:30

Two new rumours surrounding next year’s F1 drivers have emerged. Takuma Sato has been tipped for a comeback and Adrian Sutil and Giancarlo Fisichella look likely to stay on at Force India for 2009.

2008 half-term driver rankings part 2 10th July 2008, 15:00

Continuing the driver rankings for the first part of 2008 here is the first part of the top ten. Don?t miss the top three tomorrow ?ǣ and share your thoughts on the drivers? performances below.

2008 half-term driver rankings part 1 9th July 2008, 15:00

The half-way point in the season has passed and it’s time to pass judgement on the performances of each of the drivers so far. Who have been the best and worst drivers so far this year? Here’s my verdict – as ever do share yours as we go along.

Not enough seats to go round 29th May 2008, 7:00

Super Aguri are gone and the F1 field has shrunk down to 20 cars, increasing the competition for any seats that might become available. That’s bad news for some of the promising drivers squeezed out of the sport who might have hoped to get back in – to say nothing of Takuma Sato and Anthony […]

Super Aguri leave Formula 1 6th May 2008, 9:54

After months of doubt over their future, Super Aguri team boss Aguri Suzuki has finally bowed to the inevitable and withdrawn his team from Formula 1.

Super Aguri barred from Istanbul track – are Honda killing their B-team? 4th May 2008, 14:11

According to reports a Super Aguri transporter has been barred from getting into the paddock at Istanbul. Autosport claims this is because the team will not be racing next weekend. Honda team principal Nick Fry told the magazine he does not believe the Weigl Group, who recently made a bid for the team, are able […]

Analysis: F1 team mates in qualifying 1st May 2008, 15:00

Thanks to D Winn and David Watkins who sent in further analysis of how each team’s drivers compare against each other in each part of qualifying, in response to yesterday’s comparison of team mates so far this year. If you want to contribute an article to F1Fanatic, have a look at the guest post section. […]

Analysis: F1 team mate battles so far 30th April 2008, 12:30

There are three drivers who have beaten their team mates in each qualifying session and race so far this year. So is that because they’re much better than their team mates – or some other reason? Here’s a look at the side-by-side comparisons of the F1 drivers so far this year.

2009 F1 drivers – early predictions

It’s early days, but Luca di Montezemolo’s comments last week about Ferrari not needing Fernando Alonso started me thinking about which drivers might be on the move for 2009. On the face of it Montezemolo doesn’t seem to want to change his pairing of Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa. And after three driver changes in […]

Raikkonen leads crushing Ferrari one-two 27th April 2008, 18:31

Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa’s winning margin of 0.9s over Lewis Hamilton suggests the Spanish Grand Prix was a close run thing. It was anything but.