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A number plate fit for an F1 Fanatic… 8th February 2007, 20:53

British F1 fans with a few grand to burn can get their hands on special F1-themed license plates from the DVLA. We like the look of F1 FAN – but not the price – a hefty ???1,400! The same figure could also get you F1 MAD. For ???200 less the more esoteric F1 GPX could […]

F1 in the news 22 2nd February 2007, 9:00

In this week’s F1 news – Ralf Schumacher on the sport’s future in Germany, Renault arrives in Romania, and will Formula 1 stay in Malaysia? Plus Formula 1 drivers’ road cars and Ron Dennis’s shock move to Ferrari.

F1 in the news 20 19th January 2007, 21:17

In the F1 news this week three old hands get back behind the wheel, the wise money’s on Lewis Hamilton but the even wiser money is in Bernie Ecclestone’s pocket. Plus a corruption scandal in China and some good old-fashioned Ferrari vs. McLaren gossip.

Ferrari’s subtle Marlboro branding (and F1 car) revealed 14th January 2007, 16:08

This is Ferrari’s 2007 Formula One challenger, the F2007. This is also Ferrari’s Marlboro-sponsored paint scheme. Cigarette advertising is banned as of this season, and so are graphics that are explicitly reminiscent of cigarette adverts, like the old ‘Bitten & Hisses’ logos on Benson & Hedges Jordans. The new Ferrari appears a conspicuously lighter shade […]

2007 Renault R27 spy photos 13th January 2007, 18:29

The new Renault R27 isn’t due to be launched until January 24th but spy shots of the car being tested at Silverstone have emerged on the internet. The pictures reveal more tightly-sculpted sidepods, Ferrari 248-style mirrors, and changes to the rear underbody on the 2007 car, which will be raced by Giancarlo Fisichella and Heikki […]

F1 in the news 19 12th January 2007, 20:31

In the F1 news this week India and Portugal are bidding to host a Grand Prix – and Suzuka are hoping to get theirs back. Plus Jarno Trulli hails the GPDA and Adrian Sutil does the same for Lewis Hamilton. Read on for these and more.

F1 in the news 18 5th January 2007, 20:44

In the F1 news this week the Brazilian Grand Prix was the fifth most-watched sporting event of 2006 and the Sepang and Nurburgring circuits give clues on the popularity of their races. Plus, another win for Michael Schumacher and a new record for Juan Pablo Montoya. Read on for the rest.

Hamilton praises Sutil… why? 4th January 2007, 22:45

Lewis Hamilton is either a very charitable soul, or the McLaren driver has taken a psychological swipe at Spyker pilot Christijan Albers for some reason. Hamilton’s old Formula Three Euroseries team mate Adrian Sutil recently landed the race seat alongside Albers for 2007. In this week’s Autosport Hamilton warned Albers, “it’s going to be like […]

Tom Pryce memorial campaign 2nd January 2007, 12:45

Momentum is gathering behind a campaign for a memorial to Tom Pryce. The talented British Formula One was killed along with a marshal during the South African Grand Prix of 1977. David Richards, former Benetton and BAR boss who will enter his own F1 team, Prodrive, in 2008, has backed the campaign for a memorial […]

F1 in the news 17 29th December 2006, 21:28

In our final look back on the F1 news of 2006 some surprising comments from Nick Heidfeld, Chinese F1 racers on the way, and a lingering look back on Michael Schumacher’s last Grand Prix. Read on for more.