Vijay Mallya articles on F1 Fanatic archive

New year’s resolutions for F1 drivers 2nd January 2008, 7:00

Having made my usual new year’s resolutions (about drinking less coffee and spending less time on writing F1 Fanatic) I dreamt up a few resolutions I’d like F1 drivers and other figures to take. Here are 20 resolutions I thought up – suggest some of your own in the comments box below…

F1′s new team for 2008: Force India 20th October 2007, 16:41

Spyker is set to be renamed Force India next year pending approval from the World Motor Sports Council. Bernie Ecclestone has already approved the move. The team’s new owner Vijay Mallya wants to re-brand the team, giving it its fourth name in as many years. It will continue to be based near Silverstone circuit in […]

F1 in the news 54: Glock set for Toyota 12th October 2007, 7:00

In the F1 news this week Timo Glock is rumoured to be about to sign for Toyota for 2008, while expectations grow that Fernando Alonso will be back in Renault colours next year. Meanwhile F1 fans can give their feedback on the sport in the Pitpass survey and Switzerland elects to uphold its 52-year ban […]

Spyker set for yet another buyout 1st September 2007, 11:02

The Silverstone-based Spyker team is set for yet another change of ownership as current team director Michel Mol is preparing to buy it from parent company Spyker Cars. Spyker Cars has run into financial problems and has accepted an ??????80m (???54.2m / $109m) offer from Mol and Indian business partner Vijay Mallya. It originally bought […]

Spanish Grand Prix 2006 Review 14th May 2006, 17:09

A ferocious, bitter battle for supremacy is being fought on Formula One. Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher have waged war on one another for three consecutive, bruising rounds. But, such is the nature of Formula One in 2006, the blows being exchanged are not the cut and thrust of passing and defending, but quick laps […]