Nurburgring Nordschleife articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Maserati commemorates Fangio anniversary 8th August 2007, 9:00

Maserati is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Juan Manuel Fangio’s final F1 world championship with a special website dedicated to the great Argentine. Fangio drove 16 races for Maserati in 1957 and won 10 of them. That included his final F1 victory and arguably his greatest ever drive, when he recovered a deficit of over […]

Hungarian GP 2007 Facts & Statistics 6th August 2007, 7:00

All the revealing, curious and just plain weird statistics from the Hungarian Grand Prix. Plus, the 50th anniversary of a very special Grand Prix.

F1 in the blogs 38: Fangio’s finest 4th August 2007, 7:00

Read an interesting response to yesterday’s ‘Best Lap Ever’ post. Plus rumoured changes to the tyre rules for next year, why Alex Wurz is great, and someone in a monkey suit…

European GP 2007 facts & statistics 23rd July 2007, 10:00

A crazy race threw up some interesting statistics – we had a rookie driver leading the race, a rare red flag and – give thanks – the first proper pass for the lead on the track!

10 best… Nurburgring Nordschleife corners 19th July 2007, 10:00

When the modern Nurburgring was unveiled in the early ’80s everyone grumbled it wasn’t fit to share its name with the fearsome Nordschleife. If today’s Nurburgring doesn’t have a corner worthy of the name – and I think that’s a little harsh – you can’t say the same of its big, bad brother. Here are […]

Debate: Bring back which track? 16th July 2007, 10:00

The European Grand Prix is at the Nurburgring this weekend. Sadly not the classic, fearsome Nurburgring Nordschleife – surely top of any F1 fan’s list of tracks they’d like to see return to the F1 calendar. It got me thinking at which old tracks should be put back on the calendar – ignoring the cost […]

Perfect sporting moments 29th June 2007, 10:00

The Daily Telegraph recently compiled a top 50 sporting moments and two F1 highlights featured in the list. They were: #31 – Fernando Alonso passing Michael Schumacher, Japanese Grand Prix 2005 #33 – Michael Schumacher winning the San Marino Grand Prix after the death of his mother, 2003 Memorable moments no doubt – but I […]

The F1 Cool Wall 30th May 2007, 10:00

F1Fanatic presents the first ever F1 Cool Wall. Shamelessly ripped off from Top Gear the F1 Fanatic cool wall tells you what’s hot and what’s not in Formula 1. Ron Dennis, BMW, Jude Law and more are on the wall this time. Read on to find out where…

“Formula One 1972: Fittipaldi’s Year” (DVD) 20th May 2007, 7:00

If you thought the four-week gap between the Bahrain and Spanish Grands Prix this year was interminable, in 1972 the first two rounds were two months apart! Emerson Fittipaldi would win the championship, becoming the youngest driver to do so until Fernando Alonso in 2005. This DVD gives a reasonably detailed account of the season […]

Video: Heidfeld on the Nurburgring Nordschleife 4th May 2007, 12:55

This is already one of my highlights of F1 in 2007. Nick Heidfeld drove his F1.06 around three laps of the Nurburgring Nordschleife.