Robert Kubica’s race engineer has been refused a visa to enter America for the United States Grand Prix. Mehmi Admadi would have been working on Sebastian Vettel’s car this weekend, but United States’ much-criticised immigration services refused him entry to the country.
Angry F1 fans stormed the ITV forums after the broadcaster brought coverage of the Canadian Grand Prix to an abrupt end following Lewis Hamilton’s maiden Grand Prix win. There was no coverage of the press conference or much analysis at all of the British star’s first win, not to mention an action-packed race which also … Continue reading ITV defends Canada F1 coverage
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.
We’re looking for Grand Prix fans who’ve been to the United States Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to tell us about their experiences. Plus, read the comments of other people who’ve been to the United States Grand Prix. Related links Share your experiences of being at the United States Grand Prix Share your … Continue reading Have you been to the United States Grand Prix?
Sebastian Vettel will make his Grand Prix debut in the United States Grand Prix this weekend.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s contract to hold the United States Grand Prix runs out this year – should it get an extension on the contract? Or should the race be held somewhere else. The circuit has been criticised for being too unchallenging for the drivers and not worthy of the evocative name ‘Indianapolis’. But American … Continue reading Debate: Where should the US Grand Prix be held?
With the United States Grand Prix coming up this weekend we’ve got a selection of photos from past USA Grands Prix available for you to download for your desktop. And, by popular demand, we’ve also got a gallery of Lewis Hamilton wallpapers. Keep your wallpapers requests coming in! Related links Lewis Hamilton wallpapers United States … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton & United States Grand Prix wallpapers
Lewis Hamilton has seized his first win and taken an advantage in the drivers’ championship. If he can press home that advantage over the next few races, he could be in a position to achieve the unthinkable – and become the first rookie champion. But Indianapolis has traditionally been Ferrari’s stomping ground and after two … Continue reading United States Grand Prix 2007 preview
AOL put some downright weird choices into their ’50 greatest drivers’ list – check it out below. Plus the first major interview with Lewis Hamilton and Mario Andretti previews the United States Grand Prix.
In the F1 news this week the safety car drivers that race each other every F1 weekend. Plus the fallout from 2005 United States Grand Prix is still in the air, Lewis Hamilton’s little brother gets an F1 trophy, and the Goodwood Festival of Speed is coming up.
On 9th October 1991 Max Mosley defeated incumbent FIA President Jean Marie Balestre by 43 votes to 29. In the 16 years that have passed with Mosley at the helm the sport has changed dramatically in character. But has it changed for the better? Has Formula 1 been efficiently and professionally managed under Mosley’s stewardship? … Continue reading Debate: Your verdict on Max Mosley
This is the planned revised configuration for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course that Formula 1 may visit in the near future. Among the changes the F1 cars will race the circuit in the opposite direction to present use. This would mean them circulating anti-clockwise, as the cars in the annual Indianapolis 500 do on … Continue reading The ‘backwards’ Indianapolis configuration revealed
What can you say about the only team that hasn’t even got its new car ready yet? After ending 2006 strongly with Takuma Sato’s fine drive in Interlagos, Super Aguri are going into 2007 on the back foot after their new car failed crash tests. It may not even be ready for the first race. … Continue reading F1 2007 Preview: Super Aguri
In the F1 headlines this week, an Aston Martin F1 team, the future of the British Grand Prix and F1 drivers going stock car racing. Plus, Bernie Ecclestone picks this year’s championship winner…
Changes to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road circuit to make it suitable for Moto GP could see the removal of the famous banked final turn. The Speedway has proposed changes to the latter part of the road track, currently only used by Formula One for racing, so that motorbike racers would not have to negotiate … Continue reading Indianapolis to axe banking from F1 circuit?
In four weeks’ time the first official practice session of 2007 will begin. And so we kick off our countdown to the racing year with our 2007 season preview. First up: the tracks. With a brand-new venue on the schedule, chopping and changing elsewhere and a couple of unusually long gaps in the calendar, there … Continue reading F1 2007 Preview: The circuits
Faced with an empty Sunday morning and the motivation to do even less I found myself browsing Amazon to see if there were any new motor sport books or DVD’s. Aside from the usual Christopher Hilton rent-a-bio’s my attention was grabbed by a series of novels endorsed by NASCAR. This is a terrifying proposition to … Continue reading The Ben Evans Column: NASCAR Nookie
David Beckham is off to play football in America, in deal that will make him USD $250m richer. No I haven’t gone mad and turned F1Fanatic into a football gossip column. This is interesting to F1 fans for two reasons: Firsit, the deal was set up by 19 Entertainment head Simon Fuller, who was hired … Continue reading Big in America
In the F1 blogs this week why Fox covering F1 in America is a good idea and why Super Aguri’s Friday testing proposal is probably not. Plus some Ron Dennis-bashing and a big cheer for ‘little Ant’. (All blog links external)
We all have a few writers whose opinions we tend to agree with – but isn’t it surprising when one of them comes out with something that’s totally at odds with your point of view? So it was for me last week reading Damien Smith’s latest The Observer column on Autosport.com. He agrees with Max … Continue reading Why the 2007 calendar is too short