Spyker articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Massa wins third consecutive race at Istanbul 11th May 2008, 20:17

Felipe Massa remains the man to beat at Istanbul after his third win from pole position at the track in as many years.

2008: Force India 28th February 2008, 20:25

Is Giancarlo Fisichella right to be this optimistic about Force India?: Looking at everybody’s lap times I believe we will not have a car that will be last anymore. His boss certainly thinks so – Colin Kolles reckons the team will make it into the second part of qualifying in Melbourne in three Saturday’s time. […]

F1 blogs review: Champ Car and IRL merge 23rd February 2008, 7:00

The Champ Car World Series and Indy Racing League have ended their 12-year feud and joined back together, a move that could have interesting consequences for Formula 1. Also in the F1 blogs this week, video of Juan Pablo Montoya wrestling, Spyker describe Formula 1 as a ‘massive bleeder’, F1 Racing gets a new editor […]

Poll: which is the best-looking 2008 car? 9th February 2008, 18:18

The 2008 F1 grid has almost taken shape – all the teams bar Super Aguri have their new cars out and only Williams are yet to (officially) reveal their final livery. Toro Rosso are going to start the season with last year’s car. So, who’d got the best looking racer? Cast your vote below.

Force India reveal their 2008 F1 car: the VJM01 7th February 2008, 19:43

Force India have revealed the livery for their first F1 car, dubbed the VJM01, presumably named after team owner Vijay Mallya. The car is last year’s Spyker F8-VII B-spec in an attractive new white, gold and dark grey livery with red stripes. Force India also seem to have attracted several new sponsors which is an […]

2008 testing round-up 3 20th January 2008, 13:54

How much can you tell from F1 testing times in January? Not very much, especially when rain interrupts the running as happened at Jerez this week. It?s too early to say for certain who?s fastest and which driver is doing better than his team mate. But trends are emerging already: Ferrari and McLaren not only […]

F1 news review: Win 2007 DVDs, Autocourses and more 14th December 2007, 7:00

In this week’s round-up of F1 news and articles there’s stacks of prizes to be won including F1 2007 DVDs, Autocourse 2007 annuals, Lewis Hamilton books and more. Plus a fatality at Interlagos, new plans for a night race in Australia, more tests for Michael Schumacher, the battle for the last few 2008 F1 drives […]

Poll: Allow customer teams in F1? 27th November 2007, 9:00

This poll is closed. Results are as follows: Yes: 115 votes (50%) No: 107 votes (46%) I have no opinion: 9 (4%)

F1 07 review: Driver rankings (1/3) 21st November 2007, 7:00

With the wrangling over the championship finishing positions finally over, it’s time to take a look at the drivers of 2007 and rate who were the best racers. These verdicts are entirely my own opinions, so feel free to state a case for any driver you think is ranked too low, and argue against anyone […]

2008 testing round-up 1 18th November 2007, 17:58

The 2008 winter testing got under way at Barcelona this week as the teams prepared for the first race without traction control since 2001. This was the first of two tests before the break, the second at Jerez next month. Here’s what the teams were all up to.