Brabham articles on F1 Fanatic archive
New row over use of Brabham name 4th June 2009, 23:11
Brabham is the latest former F1 team to be tipped to return to F1 in 2010, joining the likes of Lola and March. However the company that has submitted the entry for 2010 under the Brabham name is not linked to the man who founded the original Brabham team, three-times F1 champion Sir Jack Brabham. [...]
1968 South African Grand Prix flashback 21st January 2009, 3:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back at a time when the F1 season started on January 1st.
Pictures: 2008 Monaco Historic GP 14th May 2008, 7:00
It’s the Monaco Grand Prix next and to get in the mood here’s some fantastic pictures of great Formula 1 cars from the 1960, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s in action in the 2008 Monaco Historic Grand Prix last weekend. Joris Meuffels kindly let me use a selection of these pictures he took including loads of [...]
Top ten… F1 scandals 12th July 2007, 10:00
The eyes of the F1 world are fixated on the twists and turns of the Ferrari-McLaren espionage scandal. Less than three weeks ago I started a thread about it on an F1 forum – and it now has almost 3,000 posts. F1 is no stranger to controversy – here’s ten of the juiciest from recent [...]
F1 in the news 39: No Lewis Hamilton edition 15th June 2007, 10:00
Lewis Hamilton’s rise to power in F1 has been stunning this year, but many are finding the media sensationalism a bit much to handle. So here’s our antidote – Ten top stories from the press looking at other aspects of F1.
Watson surges to win from 17th in first Detroit race 14th June 2007, 7:00
Twenty-five years ago the F1 circus visited the United States three times in one season. The first ever Detroit Grand Prix was the second round in the USA that year.
Banned! Ground effect 7th June 2007, 7:00
The last in our series looking at F1 technologies that were banned looks at one innovation that the governing body were surely right to get rid of. Indeed, had they stepped in more quickly to rid the sport of ground effect cars, a series of terrifying crashes might have been avoided – and lives might [...]
Debate: Are 2007 F1 cars ugly? 4th June 2007, 7:00
Every F1 car is an exercise in function over form. But sometimes the by-product of ultimate speed is automotive beauty. Most F1 fans can reel off a list of the F1 cars they found the most attractive. Today’s cars are distinctive for being peculiarly narrow – as demanded by the regulations – and bristling with [...]
Beltoise scores his only win – and BRM’s last – at Monaco 24th May 2007, 7:00
The 1972 Monaco Grand Prix was in many ways a strange affair. It produced the debut victory for a man who would never win again and the circuit was in a state of flux.
Banned! Four wheel drive 10th May 2007, 15:00
Several teams dabbled with four wheel drive cars before the technology was outlawed but all struggled to get enough of an advantage from the technology to justify the sacrifices made on other parts of the car. Often it was only when four-wheel drive power transmission was paired with other technologies that would be banned – [...]