Super Aguri articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Championship points after the French GP 22nd June 2008, 16:20

Felipe Massa now leads the F1 drivers’ championship for the first time in his career. It’s also the first time a Brazilian driver has led the championship in 15 years, since Ayrton Senna topped the table after the 1993 Monaco Grand Prix. There was more good news for another Brazilian driver, Nelson Piquet Jnr, who […]

The worst?ǣcase scenario 15th May 2008, 12:30

Call it the credit crunch, call it the sub-prime crisis, whatever you call it, I call it trouble. It?s hard to pinpoint exactly what the consequences of the developing global economic downturn will be for Formula 1. But it?s hard to imagine them being good. And to the pessimists it could look very bad indeed.

2008 Turkish GP stats and facts 12th May 2008, 7:00

I’ve had a rummage through the data and pulled out some interesting statistics and facts on the Turkish Grand Prix. Have I missed anything? Post your findings in the comments. Plus the full drivers’ and constructors’ championship tables after round five.

2008 Turkish Grand Prix qualifying: Hat-trick of poles for Felipe Massa 10th May 2008, 13:39

Felipe Massa’s love affair with the Istanbul Park circuit goes on. He took his third pole position in a row at the circuit where he scored his first in 2006. It leaves him perfectly poised to turn the trick again in the race tomorrow. Joining him on the front row is McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen. He […]

2008 Turkish Grand Prix preview: Force India set qualifying goal… again 8th May 2008, 12:30

You have to give credit to Force India – they’ve set themselves a target and they’re sticking to it. Here’s what Adrian Sutil said before the Malaysian Grand Prix: Q2 is for sure my aim, and I really think we could make it this time. Sound familiar? Here’s what Colin Kolles said previewing the Spanish […]

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After months of doubt over their future, Super Aguri team boss Aguri Suzuki has finally bowed to the inevitable and withdrawn his team from Formula 1.

How many teams does F1 need? 5th May 2008, 10:12

Following the disappointing news that Honda are about to give their pet dog Super Aguri the Old Yeller treatment it looks as though Formula 1 will have just 20 cars for the rest of the season. When I first started watching F1 in 1989 the series had just set an all-time record for the largest […]

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.