Donington Park 2010 British Grand Prix track – your design predictions

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

After the news the British Grand Prix would be going to Donington Park in 2010 one of the Donington circuit owners remarked on television: If I touch anything from Redgate to MacLeans I’ll be lynched. If the classic Donington Park circuit’s fast, flowing corners were chopped to make it F1-friendly it would be a terrible … Continue reading Donington Park 2010 British Grand Prix track – your design predictions

British Grand Prix switches to Donington Park from 2010. Really?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The FIA has put out a media release claiming the British Grand Prix will switch to from Silverstone to Donington Park in 2010. This is a surprising announcement for several reasons. Not least because the news has been put out jointly by Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone, whereas usually these matters are solely Formula One … Continue reading British Grand Prix switches to Donington Park from 2010. Really?

F1 circuits history part 11: 1990-3

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the early 1990s several tracks appeared on the F1 calendar that have remained a part of F1 ever since: the revised Interlagos circuit in Brazil, the Catalunya track in Spain, and France’s Circuit de Nevers in Magny-Cours, which has remained for 2008 despite the opposition of Bernie Ecclestone. Other tracks came and went: the … Continue reading F1 circuits history part 11: 1990-3

Gallery: Donington Grand Prix Collection

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

There are 68 days days of grinding, fingernail-chewing tedium until the new Grand Prix season starts. Happily, F1Fanatic can recommend two ways to enliven the tedium. One is to head off to Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC this weekend (see below for ticket information). But also make sure you don’t let the off-season pass … Continue reading Gallery: Donington Grand Prix Collection

Hungarian Grand Prix, lap one, revisited

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A while ago I asked whether Fernando Alonso or Michael Schumacher’s massive position gains on the opening lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix were anything special – indeed, whether they were worthy of comparison with Ayrton Senna’s at Donington Park in 1993. I was fascinated to see Darren Morgan asked that very question of Autosport’s … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix, lap one, revisited